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ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY 




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REYNOLDS HlSTORiGffL 
GENEALOGY COLLECTION 



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YORK DEEDS 



BOOK XI 



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PART X 



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Book XT, Fol. 166. 

Octob r 7. 1724 Recorded from the Original & therewith 
Compared by Joseph Moodey Reg r 

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Know all men by these presents that I Henry Barter of 

nen. Barter Kittery in the County of York in New England 

To Yeoman for & in Consideration of the Sum of 

Sixty pounds currant Money of afores d to 

me in hand well & truly paid before the Signing & Sealing 

hereof by Henry Barter jun r of Kittery afores cl the 

Receipt whereof to full content & Satisfaction I do hereby 
acknowledge and my self therewith fully satisfied & con- 
tented and of every part & parcell thereof do exonerate 
acquit & Discharge the s (l Henry Barter his Heirs Execut rs 
& administrators for ever by these presents have given granted 
bargained & sold & do by these presents give grant bargain 
& sell aliene convey & confirm unto him the s d Henry Bar- 
ter jun r his Heirs Executors & Assigns forever One Mes- 
suage or Tract of Upland & Meadow Situate lying & being 
in Kittery in the County afores d containing by Estimation 
Eighteen Acres & half an Acre be it more or less which is 
that whole Tract of Land which I the s a Henry Barter bought 
& purchased of Thomas Huff as appears p one Deed of Sale 

2 

or Obligation under his Hand & Seal bearing Date the twenty 

i 
seventh Day of March Anno Domini one thousand seven 

hundred & nineteen 

[166] To have & to hold the s d granted & bargained prem- 
ises w th all the Appurtenances Priviledges & Commodities 
to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining to him 
the s d Henry Barter ju r his Heirs & Assigns forever to his & 
their onely proper Use Benefit & Behalf for ever & I the s d 
Henry Barter before the signing & Sealing hereof do avouch 
my self to be the true sole & lawful owner of the afores d 
granted & bargained premises & lawfully seized & possessed 
of the same as mine own proper Right as a good perfect & 
absolute Estate of Inheritance in Fee simple & have in my 
self good Right full power & lawful Authority to grant bar- 
gain sell convey & confirm s d granted premises in Manner 
as afores d & I the s (1 Henry Barter for my self my Heirs Ex- 
ecutors & Administrators doth by these presents Covenant 
promise & Grant to & with the s d Henry Barter jun r his 
Heirs Executors Administrators & Assigns that they shall 
& may at all times for ever hereafter Use occupy possess & 
enjoy all the afore granted & bargained premises in manner 






Book XI, Fol. 166. 

as afores d & that I the s d Henry Barter will for ever here- 
after warrant secure & Defend all the afores d granted & bar- 
gained premises to him the s d Henry Barter jun 1 ' his Heirs 
& Assigns against the lawful Claims or Demands of any 
Person whatsoever laying any claime thereunto from by or 
under me or any of my Heirs Executors & Administrators 
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & Seal this 
fourth Day of December anno Domini One Thousand seven 
hundred & nineteen Henry Barter ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered York sc/ Decemb r 4 th 1719 

in Presence of This Day the abovenamed 

William Pepperrell Jun r Henry Barter Personally ap- 
Jane Pepperrell peared before me the Sub- 

scriber one of his Majesties Jus- 
tices of the peace for s d County & 
acknowledged y e foregoing Instru- 
ment to be his free Act & Deed 

W m Pepperrell 
Octolv" 23 d 1724. Recorded from the Original & therewith 
Compared by Joseph Moodey Reg r 



To all people unto whom this present Deed of Sale shall 
Dav<i Jefferies come David JefFeries of Boston in County of 
• « To n Suffolk & province of the Massachusetts Bay 
in New England Esq r sendeth Greeting Know 
ye that I the s d David JefFeries for & in Consideration of the 
Sum of Ffty pounds in Money to me in hand at & before 
the Ensealing '& Delivery hereof well & truly paid by my 
Son John Jeffries of Boston afores d Merchant The Receipt 
whereof I hereby acknowledge & thereof Do acquit & dis- 
charge the s d John Jeffries his Exec- 
utors Administrate & Assigns forever Have given granted 
bargained sold released Enfeoffed conveyed & confirmed & 
by these presents Do fully & absolutely give grant bargain 
sell release Enfeoffe convey & confirm unto y e s d John Jef- 
feries his Heirs & Assigns forever All that my certain Tract 
of Land Situate lying & being at a place commonly called 
or known by the name of Pejepscott within the County of 
York & province afores d Fronting Southerly on Merry Meet- 
ing Bay Supposing a Direct Line One hundred & Sixty six 
Rods Westerly bounded by Abagadassett River towards the 
Front & backwards by the Land of John Ruck six hundred 
& Eighty Rods and by unappropriated Lands of the pro- 



Book XI, Fol. 166. 

prietors of Pejepscott sixty four Rods Easterly by Lund w c 
was to have been the Lott of JM r John Watts late deceased 
Eight Hundred & Eighty Eight Rods And by unappropri- 
ated Land One Hundred & sixteen Rods in the Rear One 
hundred & sixt}' six Rods making up in all One Thousand 
Acres as the same is Assigned & sett off to me in & by a 
certain Deed of Division or Partition from the Proprietors of 
Pejepscott afores d bearing Date the first Day of December 
1719 Together with all the Woods & Underwoods Beaches 
Flatts Meadows Waters Water Courses profits Priviledges 
And Appurtenances whatsoever to the said granted premises 
belonging or in any wise appertaining Also all the Estate 
Right Title Interest Inheritance Use property possession 
Claim & Demand whatsoever of me the said David Jefferies 
of in & to the said hereby Granted premises & Appurte- 
nances thereof To have & to hold the s d Tract of Land & 
all other the afore granted premises unto the s d John Jefferies 
his Heirs & Assigns To his & their only proper Use Benefit 
& Behoofe for ever With Warranty against me & my Heirs 
in like Manner as the same is granted to the proprietors by 
y e afore Recited Deed of Partition In Witness whereof I the 
s d David Jefferies have hereunto set my hand & Seal the 
nineteenth Day of February Anno Domini One Thousand 

seven Hundred & nineteen Annoq Ri Ris Georgii Mag Brit- 
annia &c Sexto David Jeffries ( seal ) 
Signed Sealed & Deliv d Suffolk sc/ Boston March 1 st 
in the presence of us 1719/20 The abovenamed David 
Jos : Marion Jeffries Esq r personally appearing 
John Hobbs jun 1 ' acknowledged the afore written In- 
strument to be his free Act & Deed 
Before me Adam Winthrop Jus : pac s 
Received on the Day of the Date above the Sum of Fifty 
pounds of the within named John Jeffries being the full 
Consideration within Expressed p David Jeffries 
Octob r 23 d 1724 Recorded from the Original Examined 

by Joseph Moodey Reg r 



To all people unto whom these Presents shall come 
josi* Munjoy's Stephen Pearks of Boston in the County of 
jolTifsmmf 11 T ° Suffolk in New England Founder & Martha 
his Wife late the Widow & still sole Adminis- 
tratrix to the Estate of her late Husband Josiah Munjoy 
late of said Boston Innholder deceased, send Greeting 



Book XI, Fol. 167. 

Know ye y l I the the s d Stephen Pearks & Martha my Wife 
Admin x as afores d (by virtue of an Order of the Justices of 
his Majesties Superiour Court of Judicature begun & held 
at York within & for the County of York on Wednesday 
May the Tenth 1721 fully Authorizing & Impowering her 
thereunto) for & in Consideration of the Sum of twenty five 
pounds in good Bills of Publick Credit to us in Hand at & 
before the Delivery of these presents well & truly paid by 
John Smith of Boston afores d Merchant the Receipt whereof 
is hereby acknowledged for & towards payment of the just 
Debts ot the s d Josiah Munjoy deceased hath granted bar- 
gained sold aliened Enfeoffed released cqnveyed &, confirmed 
& by these presents Doth fully & absolutely Grant bargain 
Sell aliene enfeoffe release convey & confirm unto the s d 
John Smith his Heirs & Assigns forever One full sixth part 
of all that certain Tract or parcell of Land Situate lying & 
being in Falmouth on the Neck of Land on which part of 
the said Town of Falmouth formerly stood in Casco Bay in 
the late province of May ne, which Lands & premises were 
heretofore the Estate and Inheritance of George Cleaves & 
Robert Jordan late of Casco Bay deceased who purchased 
the same of Sir Ferdenando Gorges Knight the Original 
proprietor ; And afterwards viz on the twenty sixth Day of 
September 1659 the s d George Cleaves sold & disposed of 
the part of the same to John Philips who was Great-Grand- 
father to the s d Josiah Munjoy ; And part thereof was sold 
and disposed of by the s d George Cleaves & Robert Jordan 
to George Munjoy late of Casco Bay afores d Grand Father 
of the s d Josiah Munjoy as by their Several Deeds or Grants 
thereof (Relation thereto being had) will more fully appear 
The Whole being butted & bounded as follows viz beginning 
at a Point of Land called Machagoney which lies North East- 
erly from the place where the House of George Cleaves for- 
merly stood, And so to run from the s d Point along [167] 
By the water side South Westerly or thereabouts home to 
the Cove called the Clay Cove near or adjoyning to the Land 
formerly called y e Cornfield of the s d George Cleaves up 
unto the Water Lake running in or near the s d Cove, & so 
from thence to run Northwest Westerly upon a straight Liue 
through the woods and thro the Spruce Swamp or there- 
abouts into the back Cove supposed to be three quarters of 
a Mile more or less and from thence North Easterly, And 
then to run round about the Land including the Sundry 
Points of Land quite home to Machagoney again — Also 
one full Sixth part of a certain parcell of Marsh ground 



Book XI, Fol. 167. 

lying upon the River in Falmouth aforesaid And South 
Westerly from the former dwelling House of Michael Mitten 
at the narrow of the Neck of Land & adjoyning to the Lott 
of Land formerly granted by George Cleaves to Nathaniel 
Mitten commonly called the round Marsh & about three 
Acres of Salt Marsh be it more or less lying in Falmouth 
afores d Also one full Ninth Part of a certain Island lying & 
being in Casco Bay afores d formerly called or known by the 
name of pond Island and Mitchells Island and afterwards 
Palmers Island but now called Peaks Island, being the 
Island that lyeth over against Hogg Island to the Seaward 
of said Hogg Island in Cascobay aforesaid The Northermost 
End of y e said Peaks Island, reaching towards Long Island 
And the other End reaching toward the Main Land called 
Papoodock, or however the same is bounded or reputed to 
be bounded ; which' Island was sold & conveyed by George 
Cleaves & Thomas Gorge to Michael Mitten formerly of 
Casco-Bay deceased as appears by s d Cleaves Deed Decem- 
ber 28 th 1637 & by Thomas Gorges Deed dated August 3 d 
1642 And Elisabeth Mitten widow & Administratrix to the 
Estate of y e Said Michael Mitten conveyed the s d Peaks Island 
to the afores d John Phillips as by her Deed dated October 
the 7 th 1661 reference thereto being had will appear together 
with all the common Rights after Rights or Divisions of 
Land profits Priviledges & Appurtenances to the s d granted 
Lands & premises or any part thereof belonging or in any 
wise appertaining and the Reversions & Remainders thereof 
To have & to hold the s d given granted & sold Lands & 
premises with the Appurtenances and every part thereof 
unto him the s d John Smith his Heirs & Assigns forever to 
his & their onely Sole & proper Use Benefit & Behoofe from 
hence forth forth & forever And the s d Stephen Pearks and 
Martha his Wife Administratrix as aforesaid Do Covenant 
grant & agree to & with the s d John Smith his Heirs & As- 
signs by these presents in manner following That is to say 
That the s d Josiah Munjoy in his lifetime was the lawful 
owner & died seized in his own Right in Fee of and in the 
s d granted Lands & premises and that we the said Stephen 
Pearks & Martha my Wife as Administra x as aforesaid have 
by vertue of the s d Superiour Courts order Impowering her 
thereunto full power good Right & lawful Authority to grant 
bargain Sell convey & dispose thereof in Manner as afore- 
said And that the same are free & clear & clearly exoner- 
ated acquitted & Discharged of & from all & all manner of 
former & other Gifts Grants Bargains Sales Leases Releases 



Book XI, Fol. 167. 

Mortagages Joynturcs Dowers Titles Troubles Charges & 

Encumbrances whatsoever And farther we the s d Stephen 

Pearks & Martha Administ x as aforesaid Do Covenant to 

warrant & defend the afore granted Lands & premises with 

the Appurtenances unto him the s d John Smith his Heirs & 

Assigns forever against the said Josiah Munjoy his Heirs & 

Assigns & all persons Claiming any Right Title or Interest 

therein by from or under him or them In Wittness whereof 

we the s d Stephen Pearks & Martha Adniin x as aforesaid 

have hereunto put our hands & Seals this twenty third Day 

of October Anno Domini One thousand seven hundred <& 

twenty three Stephen Pearks . ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & De- Martha Pearks Administra x ( seal ) 

livered in presence Received the Day & Year above 

of us written of M r John Smith the sum 

Beniiu in Simons of twenty five pounds in full for 

Will m Fullarton the afore granted Lands & premisses 

p us Stephen Pearkes 
♦ Martha Pearkes 

Suffolk sc/ Boston/ April y e 2 d Day 1724 Stephen Pearks 
& Martha his wife admin* as afores d acknowledged the afore- 
going Instrument to be their free Act & Deed 

Before me John Clark Just pac s 
The within Instrument recorded according to the Original 
October 23. 1724 Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg 1 ' 



To all to whom these presents shall come I Joshua Lassell 
j.Lasseii °* Y° r k i° tne County of York & province of the 
s s T °aii M assacnuse tts Bay in New England Send Greeting 
Know ye that I the said Lassell for & in Considera- 
tion of the Sum of four pounds to me in hand paid by Sam- 
uel Sewall of said York have given granted bargained & 
Sold & do by these presents give grant bargain sell aliene 
Enfeoffe Assigne and make over & confirm to the said Sam- 
uel Sewall a certain piece or parcell of Land containing 
seven Acres & is part of a Grant of Thirty Acres given to 
Caleb Boynton of said Town by said Town at their general 
Town Meeting March 17 th 1711/12 Three Acres & Three 
Quarters more or less is bounded as followeth viz being Sit- 
uated on the South West Side of York River at the Head of 
said Lassells House Lott & at the Head of Hannah Coles & 
Benjamin Hiltons House Lotts bounds beginning at a great 
Hemlock Tree Marked four Sides being the 



Book XI, Fol. 167. 

Westward Corner of s d Lassells Home Lott running thence 
Thirteen poles South East to a Beech Tree marked on four 
Sides standing in M r Donnells Bounds from thence West 
North West by s d Donnells Bounds Thirty six poles to a 
Beech Tree marked four sides from thence North West 
Thirty nine poles to another beech Tree Marked four Sides 
thence North East Seventeen poles & an half to a Beech 
Tree marked four Sides standing at the West Corner of 
abovesaid Benj a Hiltons Lott Thence South East to the great 
Hemlock abovesaid; with Three Acres & a Quarter where 
he can find it which makes the Quantity abovesaid Together 
with all the Rights priviledges profits Appurtenances & Ad- 
vantages belonging to the same according to the true Intent 

© © © © 

and Meaning of the Towns Grant aboves d unto him the said 
Samuel Sewall his Heirs & Assigns forever To have & to 
hold & quietly & peaceably to possess occupy & enjoy y e 
Same as a good & sure Estate in Fee Simple I the aboves d 
Joshua Lassel do promise & Covenant to & with the afore- 
said Samuel Sewall for my self & my Heirs that we will 
warrant & defend the above granted premisses from all 
Claims & Incumbrances lawfully had made or done by any 
person or persons from by or under me In Witness whereof 
I the said Joshua Lassell have hereunto set my hand & 
affixed my Seal this twenty second of February in the Year 
of our Lord Seventeen hundred & twenty one, two 
Signed Sealed & Delivered Joshua Lassell ( seal ) 

in presence of York sc/ York October 16. 1724 

John Perkins Joshua Lassell appeared before y e 

Samuel Huchison Subscriber One of his Maj ties Jus- 
tices of the peace for the County 

aboves d & acknowledged the with 

Instrument to be his free Act & Deed 

Samuel Came 
York Octo 24. 1724. Recorded from y e Original Examin d 

by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all Christian People to whom these presents shall come 
w» Bale & his * William Bale of York in the County of York 
wife to i n the province of the Massachusetts Bay Yeo- 

S. Sewall ,\. _ **■»-•«■ -l /-* • tt 

man with Jane my Wire send Greeting Know 
ye that we the s d William & Jane Bale for & in Considera- 
tion of the Sum of twenty pound? to us in Hand paid, at or 
before the Ensealing these presents, the Receipt whereof 



Book XI, Fol. 168. 

we do hereby acknowledge, Have given, granted, bargained, 
Sold aliened, Enfeoffed, conveyed & Confirmed by these 
presents unto Samuel Sewall of the s tl York his Heirs, Ex- 
ecutors & Administrators, one Seventh part of a certain 
Tract or Parcell of Land, Situate, lying & being within the 
Township of York aboves d , on the South West Side of York 
River, containing sixty Acres by Estimation, be the same 
more or less ; & bounded as folio weth viz by the Land that 
was formerly Edward Bales on the South East Side by s d 
Samuel Sewalls Land on the North West & North East Side 
& by Kittery Line on the South West Side ; which s d Tract 
of Land & premisses was granted to Thomas Trafton by the 
Town of York in the Year 1673 & 1674/5 & laid out to the 
s d Thomas Trafton in the years 1675 & 1700 ; as by s d Grants 
& Returns may more clearly & fully appear ; together with 
all the Rights Titles Priviledges, Appurtenances Benefits & 
Commodities to the same belonging or [168] in any wise 

appertaining To have & to hold the said 

granted & bargained premisses to the s d Samuel Sewall his 
Heirs Executors & Administrators to their onely proper 
Benefit Use & Behoofe And we the s d William & Jane Bale 
do further Covenant & promise to & with the s d Samuel 
Sewall, his Heirs &c that we are the true & Sole lawful 
owners of the above granted premisses & are lawfully seized 
& possessed thereof as a perfect & absolute Estate of Inher- 
itance in Fee simple, & have in our Selves Good Right & 
lawful Authority to bargain and convey the same in manner 
& form as above written ; & that the s d Sewall his Heirs & 
Assigns shall & may from Time to Time & at all Times for- 
ever herafter, by Force & Virtue of these presents possess 
& enjoy the above granted & confirmed premisses with all 
their Appurtenances, free & clear & freely & clearly acquitted, 
Exonerated & Discharged of all Manner of former Gifts, 
Sales, Joyntures, Dowries, Mortgages, Entails, Judgments 
Executions or Incumbrances whatsoever Furthermore We 
the s d William & Jane Bale, for our Selves, our Heirs, 
Executors, Administrators do Covenant & Engage the above 
demised & bargained premisses to the s d Samuel Sewall his 
Heirs & Assigns against the lawful Claims & Demands of 
any Person or Persons whatsoever to warrant Secure & 
Defend. In Witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands 
& Seals this Third Day of April in the Year of our Lord 
One thousand seven hundred & twenty four & in the Tenth 

2 # 1 

Year of the Reign of cur Sovereign Lord George by the 



Book XI, Fol. 168. 

Grace of God of Great Britain France & Ireland King 

Defender of the Faith &c *!" 

Signed Sealed & Delivered William A Bale (seal) 
In presence of us mark 

her her 

Mercy ^^ Davis Jane \l Bale (seal) 

Mark Mark 

Joseph Moodey York sc/ April y e 8 th 

1724 W m Bale & Jane 
Bale above named per- 
sonally appearing ac- 
knowledged the foregoing 
Instrument in Writing to be 
their Act & Deed 
Before Joseph Hill Jus Pac s 
Octob r 24. 1724. Recorded according to the Original 

by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Know all Men by these Presents that I Samuel Clarke of 

York in the County of York in the Province 

s.ciarke to _ of tbe Massachusetts Bay in New England 

i ei c .nna jj ouge Q ar p en t e r for & in Consideration of the 
Sum of two hundred pounds money to me in Hand paid be- 
fore the Ensealing & Delivery of these presents by Nathan- 
iel Porter Yeoman & Amos Dorman Cordwainer both of 
Topsfield in the County of Essex & province afores d hath 
bargained & Sold & do by these presents Give grant bargain 
Sell aliene enfeoffe convey & Confirm unto them the s d 
Nathaniel Porter & Amos Dorman a certain piece or Tract 
of Land containing the just & Exact Quantity of twelve 
Acres by Measure Situate lying & being in the Town of York 
afores d Butted & bounded as followeth viz on the North 
Easterly Side by the Meeting House Creek at Highwater 
mark On the North Westerly side by the Land of John 
Harmon On the Southwesterly Side by the Land of Nathan- 
iel Donnell formerly the Land of his Father Thomas Donnell 
now in the Improvement of his Brother John Donnell & on 
the South Easterly Side by the Land of Johnson Harmon or 
however otherwise butted & bounded or reputed to be 
bounded To have & to hold the s d twelve Acres of Land to- 
gether with all the Houses out houses Buildings Barns 
Stables Yards Gardens Orchards Fences thereunto belong- 
ing or in any ways appertaining thereunto to them the s d 
Nathaniel Porter & Amos Dorman their Heirs & Assigns 



Book XI, Fol. 168. 

forever together with all the priviledges & appurtenances 
Commonages Common Rights to the same belonging or any 
ways appertaining And I the s d Samuel Clarke do for my 
self my Heirs Executors and Administrators Covenant prom- 
ise Grant & agree to & with the s d Nathaniel Porter & Amos 
Dorman their Heirs & Assigns that at & before the Enseal- 
ing hereof I am the true & rightful owner of the bargained 
Premises & every part thereof & have full power good Right 
& lawful Authority to grant bargain Sell & convey the same 
as afores d & that Its free & clear from all Manner of Incum- 
brances whatsoever so that it shall & may be lawful to & 
for the s d Nathaniel Porter & Amos Dorman their Heirs & 
Assigns to have hold use occupy possess & enjoy the bar- 
gained premisses & every part thereof from time to time & 
at all times forever hereafter 

Always provided & Its nevertheless to be understood any- 
thing herein contained to the Contrary notwithstanding that 
whereas the aforenamed Nathaniel Porter & Amos Dorman 
are become bound for and with the s d Samuel Clarke unto 
Col Samuel Brown Esq r in the penal Sum of four hundred 
pounds for the payment of two hundred pounds being the 
proper & peculiar Debt of the s d Samuel Clarke Now in 
Case & provided the s d Samuel Clarke his Heirs Executors 
Administrators or Assigns shall well & truly pay & Dis- 
charge the s d Debt so as to take up the s d Bond & deliver it 
Cancelled to the s d Nathaniel Porter or Amos Dorman or 
either of them their or either of their Heirs Executors or 
Administrators & to all Intents & purposes shall bear them 
harmless <& indemnified referring to the s d Surety Ship then 
the foregoing Deed of Mortgage to be void & of none Effect 
Else to be & remain in full Force & vertue In Wittness 
whereof I the s d Samuel Clarke have hereunto set my hand 
& Seal this twelfth Day of December In the seventh Year 
of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George by the Grace 
of God of Great Britain France & Ireland King Defender 
of the Faith &c Annoque Domini 1720 
Signed Sealed & Delivered Samuel Clark ( seal ) 

in presence of us Essex sc/ December y e 12 th 1720 

Stephen Doick Then M r Samuel Clarke personally 

Edw d Thompson appearing acknowledged the fore- 

Benj a Sewall going Instrument to be his voluntary 

Act & Deed 

Coram Stephen Sewall Jus pac s 
Novemb r 4. 1724. Recorded from the Original & Examined 

by Jos : Moodey Reg r 






Book XI, Fol. 169. 

To all people to whom these Presents shall come Rowland 
„ fc T v Young & Job Young iun r both of York in the 

R. & J. Young ^ o , « j # 

To County ot York in the Province of the Massa- 

jacob Curtis chusetts Bay in New Eng ] an( ] Yeoman send 

greeting Know ye that the s d Rowland & Job Young jun r for 
& in Consideration of the Sum of One hundred & eighty 
pounds Money to us in hand paid or otherwise Secured to be 
paid before the Ensealing & Delivery of these premisses have 
given granted bargained sold aliened enfeoffed Convey Re- 
mise Release Quit claimed & Confirmed & by these Presents 
do fully freely & absolutely give grant bargain Sell aliene 
enfeoffe convey remise release Quit Claime & confirm unto 
Jacob Curtis of the same Town County & province House 
Carpenter his Heirs & Assigns forever in his full & peaceable 
possession & to his Heirs & Assigns for ever all such Right 
Title Interest Claime Property Challenge & Demand what- 
soever which the s d Rowland & Job Young now hath or 
ought to have of in & to that Piece of Land which our Father 
settled on where his now dwelling House Stands lying & 
beino; in the Town of York aboves d being butted & bounded 
as followeth viz at the South West End bounded on a Creek 
commonly known by the name of the Meeting house Creek 
bounding on s d Creek fourty Rods in Breadth bounding on 
the Land of M r John Woodbridge on the North West Side 
& the Widow Sarah Blacks on the South East Side & runs 
from s d Meeting house Creek North East on two Straight 
Lines fourty Rods in Breadth to the Country Road and be 
the same more or less within the Bounds aboves d together 
with [169] Priviledges & Appurtenances to the same belong- 
ing or in any wise appertaining To have & to hold all and 
singular the above granted & remised premisses unto the s d 
Jacob Curtis his Heirs Executors Administrators & Assignes 
for ever to his & their own proper Use Benefit & Behoofe 
forever & the s d Rowland Young & Job Young jun r for 
themselves their Heirs Executors Administrators & Assigns 
do Covenant promise and grant to and with the s d Jacob 
Curtis his Heirs Executors & administrators that he the s d 
Jacob Curtis his Heirs & Assigns shall & may from time to 
time & at all times forever hereafter peaceably & quietly 
have hold occupy possess & enjoy all and singular the be- 
fore released Premisses with out any Lett suit Trouble or 
Interruption whatsoever of or by us the s d Rowland Young 
& Job Young jun r Our Heirs Executors Administrators or 
Assigns shall & will from hence forth & forever warrant 
secure & defend the above released Premisses from by or 
under us or any other Person or Persons whatsoever laying 



Book XI, Fol. 169. 

any lawful Claim thereunto In Witness whereof the s d Row- 
land Young & Job Young jun 1 ' have hereunto set their hands 
& Seals this twenty first Day of March One thousand seven 
hundred & twenty four & in the tenth Year of his Majesties 
Reign Rowland Young ( seal j 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Job Young ( seal ) 

in Presence of us York ss/ November 4 th 1724 

John Woodbridge Rowland Young & Job Young 

Jeremiah Moulton jun r personally appeared before 

me and acknowledged the within 
Instrument to be their free act & 
Deed 
Before me Sam 11 Came Jus. pac s 
November y e 6 th 1724. Recorded from the Original Ex- 
amined by Joseph Moodey Reg r 



To all Christian people to whom these presents shall or 
job Young ma 3 r come greeting Know ye that I Job Young 
to his son of York in the County of York in the province of 
1 * ung the Massachusetts Bay in New Epgland Yeoman 
for divers good causes & Considerations me hereunto moving 
have given granted surrendred remised released & for ever 
Quit-Claime unto my loving Sons Rowland & Job Young of 
the same Town County and province and to their Heirs & 
Assigns for ever all my Right Title Interest Use & property 
Reversion Claime Benefit Demand whatsoever of in & to all 
the Lands Tenements where I now dwell Situate & lying & 
being in the Township of York Butted & bounded as folio w- 
eth On the South West side or End on a Creek commonly 
known by the name of the Meeting House Creek being fourty 
poles in breadth by s d Creek running back the Same breadth 
NorthEast to the Country Road and is bounded on s d Road 
on the North East End & on the North west by the Land of 
M r John Woodbridge formed v M r George Nortons late of 
s d York deceased and on the South East Side by the Land 
of the Widow Black formerly M r Daniel Black late of s d 
York deceased And however otherwise reputed to be bounded 
To have & to hold all my s d Right Title Interest Use and the 
before granted premisses unto the s d Rowland & Job Young 
their Heirs & Assigns forever to the sole & only proper use 
& behoofe of them the s d Rowland & Job Young their Ex- 
ecutors & Assigns forever & I the s d Job Young for my self 
my Heirs Executors & Administrators do Covenant promise 
& Grant to & with the s d Rowland & Job Young their Heirs 



Book XI, Fol. 169. 

Executors Administrators that they the s d Rowland Young 
& Job Young & their Heirs & Assigns shall & may from 
time to time & at all times for ever hereafter peaceably & 
quietly have hold occupy possess & enjoy all and singular 
the before released premisses without any lett Suit trouble 
or Interruption whatsoever of or by me the s d Job Young or 
by any other person or persons Whatsoever laying any law- 
ful Claime thereunto from by or under me In Testimony 
whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this twenty 
first Day of March One thousand seven hundred & twenty 
four & in the Tenth Year of his Majesties Reign 
Signed Sealed & Delivered his 

in presence of us j 0D j/ Young f seal ) 

John Woodbridge V & v ; 

Jeremiah Moulton _- , Mark , v , AT , , 

York ss/ York Novemb r 

6. 1724 Job Young person- 
ally appeared before me & 
acknowledged the within writ- 
ten Instrument to be his free 
Act & Deed 
before me Sam 11 Came Just : pac s 
Novemb r 6 th 1724. Recorded from the Original Exam d 

by Joseph Moodey Reg r 



March the twenty first Day One thousand seven hundred 
Rowid Young & twenty four & in the tenth Year of his Majes- 
* ties Reign 

Articles of agreement between Rowland Young 
& Job Young jun r both of York in the County of York in 
the province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England. 
First the aboves d Rowland Young is to have two thirds of 
our Fathers home Lott s d Rowland Young is to pay two 
thirds of our Fathers lawful Debts which is forty pounds 
[in the whole] Secondly the aboves d Job Young jun r is to 
have one Third of our Father Job Youngs House Lott he 
paying one third of our Fathers lawful Debts for which 
Third part of s d Lott of Land I Except of paying as aboves d 
for my part of our Fathers Inheritance & I do further prom- 
ise as to my self my Heirs & Assigns forever that We never 
will molest or trouble my s d Brother Rowland Young his 
Heirs Executors or Assigns for ever for any Part of our 
Fathers Job Youngs Estate and for the true Performance of 
every of the above Articles We the s d Rowland Young & Job 

Book xi. 36 



i 



Book XI, Fol. 170. 

Young jun r have hereunto set our hands & Seals this twenty 
first Day of March 1724 Rowland Young (seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Job Young ( seal ) 

in presence of us York ss/ York Novemb 1 ' 6. 

John Woodbridge 1724 Roland Young & Job 

Jeremiah Moulton Young personally appeared 

before me & freety acknowl- 
edged the above written Instru- 
ment to be their free Act & Deed 
Before me Sam 11 Came Just pac s 
Novemb r 6. 1724 Recorded from the Original ExamiiV 1 

by Joseph Moodey Register 



To all Christian people to whom this present Deed of Sale 
shall come John Brown of Biddiford within 
° n To lown the County of York in the province of the 
Humrscammon Massachusetts Bay in New England Yeoman 
send greeting Know ye that the s d John Brown for & 
in Consideration of the Sum of ten pounds currant money 
of New England to him in hand paid before the ensealing & 
Delivery of these presents by Humphry Scammon jun 1 ' of 
the same Town County & Province afores d Mariner the Re- 
ceipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge himself therewith 
to be fully satisfied contented & paid & thereof & every part 
thereof do acquit exonerate & paid <& discharge the s d Hum- 
phry Scammon his Heirs Executors Administrators for ever 
by these presents have given granted bargained sold aliened 
enfeoffed & confirmed & by these presents do fully freely 
clearly & absolutely Give grant bargain sell aliene enfeoffe 
convey & confirm unto him the s d Humphry Scammon Jun r 
his Heirs & Assigns for ever all that his Tract of Land & 
Meadow or piece or parcell of Land & Meadow Situate lying 
& being in the Township of Biddiford on the south side of 
Saco River containing forty acres & is bounded as followeth 
begun at an Hemlock [170] Tree marked then north One 
hundred & twenty poles to a white Oak tree marked then 
North West three poles to the Corner bounds of Ebenezer 
Hill a white Pine & large Rock as is mentioned in his 
Return then North East fourty Poles to a Birch Tree marked 
then North West thirty seven poles to a white oak tree 
Marked standing in the North East & South west Line of 
Robert Eghumbs Lott Then South west to s d Eghumbs 
Corner a Stake in a small brook nigh a Point of Rocks then 
South by Humphry Seammons Lott one hundred & twenty 



Book XI, Fol. 170. 

four Poles which is five Poles on the South Side of the little 
Kiver where two branches meet then fourty poles east to the 
first bounds an Hemlock together with all the profits Privi- 
ledges Commodities & appurtenances whatsoever to the s d 
Parcel 1 or Tract of Land belonging or in any ways apper- 
taining To have & to hold the s (l Tract or parcel! of Land & 
meadow butted & bounded as afores d with all other the above 
granted Premisses & every part & Parcell thereof unto tlie s d 
Humphry Scammon jun r his Heirs & Assigns forevermore 
& the s d John Brown for himself his Heirs Executors & Ad- 
ministrators do hereby covenant promise & grant to & with 
the s d Humphry Scammon his Heirs & Assigns in follow- 
ing Manner and form that is to say that at the time of the 
ensealing of these presents he the s d John Brown is the true 
Sole & lawful Owner of all the afore bargained premisses & 
that he hath in himself full power good Right & lawful Au- 
thority to grant sell convey & assure the same unto the s d 
Humphry Scammon his Heirs & Assigns in afores d manner 
& form & that the s d Humphry Scammon his Heirs & As- 
signs shall & may by force & vertue of these Presents from 
time to time & at all times forever hereafter lawfully the 
above granted premisses with their Appurtenances free & 
clear & clearly acquitted & discharged of & from all & all 
manner of former and other Gifts Grants Bargains Sales 
Leases Mortgages Joyntures Dowers Judgments Entails 
forfitures & all other Troubles & Encumbrances whatsoever 
And the aboves d Premisses with their Appurtenances & every 
Part & parcell thereof unto him the s d Humphry Scammon 
his Heirs & Assigns against the s d John Brown his Heirs 
Executors Administrators against all other Persons whatso- 
ever any ways lawfully Claiming or demanding the same or 
any part thereof shall & will warrant & forever defend by 
these Presents In Witness whereof the s d John Brown has 
hereunto set his hand & Seal the first Day of May anno 
Domini One thousand & Seven hundred & twenty two & in 
the eighth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign King George 
Signed Sealed & Delivered John Brown ( seal ) 

in presence of us York sc Bidiford Jan ry 2 : 1723/4 

William Dyer John Brown Personally appeared 

Mary Dyer before me Joseph Hill Esq 1 ' One of 

his Majesties Justices of the peace and 
acknowledged this within writen In- 
strument to be his free Act & Deed 

before Joseph Hill 
Noveinb 1 19. 1724. Recorded from the Original & Examined 

by Joseph Moodey Reg r 



Book XI, Fol. 170. 

To all people to whom these presents shall come Henry 

h. Gibbs&c Gibbs of Boston in the County of Suffolk in 

' To New England Brazier & Hannah his wife & John 

' " ' Cotton of Newtown in the Count} 7 of Middlesex 

& Mary his wife Children & Heirs of Robert 

Gibbs late of s d Boston Merch 1 deceased send greeting Know 
ye that We the aboves d Henry Gibbs & Hannah Gibbs John 
Cotton & Mary Cotton for & in Consideration of the Sum 
of one hundred pounds money to us in hand paid before the 
ensealing hereof well & truly paid by Joseph Hill & John 
Storer both of Wells in the County of York in the province 
of the Massachusetts Bay in New England the Receipt to 
full Content we do hereby acknowledge & our selves there- 
with to be fully satisfied & Contented & thereof & of every 
part & Parcell thereof Do exonerate acquit & Discharge the 
s d Joseph Hill & John Storer their Heirs Executors Admin- 
istrators for ever b}' these Presents have given granted bar- 
gained sold aliened conveyed & confirmed & by these Pres- 
ents do freely fujly & absolutely give grant bargain sell 
aliene convey & confirm unto them the s d Joseph Hill & 
John Storer their Heirs & Assigns forever all that Messuage 
or Tract of Land Situate lying & being in Wells in the 
County of York containing by Estimation three hundred 
Acres of Land on the North East side of Cape porpus River 
& one Acre of Land on the west- side of s d River adjoyning 
to the falls with all the priviledge of building a Mill or 
Mills at or upon Cape porpus River Falls as afores d with all 
the Appurtenances & priviledges of the River for transport- 
ing of Loggs & Boards with all the Priviledges or Commod- 
ities of common Rights thereto belonging or in any wise 
appertaining according to the Grant or Grants & layings out 
Reference thereto had will more fully appear . . To have 
& to hold all the afore granted Lands & premisses aqually 
unto the afores d Joseph Hill & John Storer their Heirs & 
Assigns forever To their onely proper Use Benefit & Be- 
hoofe of the s d Joseph Hill & John Storer their Heirs & 
Assigns forever And we the afores d Henry Gibbs Hannah 
Gibbs John Cotton Mary Cotton for our selves our Heirs 
Executors & administrators do covenant promise grant & 
agree to & with the s d Joseph Hill & John Storer their 
Heirs & Assigns in Manner following (viz) that at the time 
of the Ensealing & Delivery of these presents we the s d 
Henry Gibbs Hannah Gibbs' John Cotton & Mary Cotton 
are the true sole & lawful Owners of all the above bargained 
premisses & are lawfully seized & possessed of the same in 
our own proper Right as a good perfect & absolute Estate 



Book XI, Fol. 171. 

of Inheritance in Fee simple And have in our Selves good 
Right full power & lawfull Authority to grant bargain sell 
convey & confirm s d bargained premisses in manner as 
aboves d & that the s d Joseph Hill & John Storer their .Heirs 
& Assignes shall & may from time to time & at all times 
forever hereafter by force & vertue of these presents law- 
fully peaceably & quietly have hold use occupy possess & 
enjoy the s d demised & bargained premisses with the Appur- 
tenances free & clear & freely & clearly acquitted exoner- 
ated & discharged of from all & all manner of former and 
other Gifts Grants bargains Sales Leases Mortgages Wills 
Intails Joyntures Dowries Judgments Executions Encum- 
brances & Extents whatsoever Furthermore we the aboves d 
Henry Gibbs Hannah Gibbs John Cotton Mary Cotton do 
bind our selves our Heirs Executors Administrators & As- 
signs to warrant & defend all the afore granted & demised 
premisses & every part & parcell thereof Unto the s d Joseph 
Hill & John Storer their Heirs & Assigns forever against 
the lawful Claims or Demands of all & every Person or Per- 
sons whatsoever. In Witness whereof the s d Henry Gibbs 
Hannah Gibbs John Cotton Mary Cotton have hereunto set 
their hands & Seals the twenty first Day of October in the 
Eleventh Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George 
King of Great Brittain &c & in the Year of our Lord God 
1724 Henry Gibbs (seal) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Hannah Gibbs ( seal ) 

in presence of us John Cotton ( seal ) 

Will m Whetcombe Mary Cotton ( seal ) 

David Nason 

Suffolk sc/ Boston Octo r 29 th 1724 Henry Gibbs Hannah 
Gibbs & John Cotton & Mary Cotton personally appeared 
before me the Subscriber one of his Majesties Justices of 
the peace for the County aboves d & acknowledged the within 
written Instrument to be their voluntary Act & Deed 

Sam" Checkley 

Novemb r 19 th 1724. Recorded from the Original & Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



[171] Know all Men by these presents that I James Fer- 
jam» Fernaid naW Sen r of Kittery in the County of York 
jnoF? r °naid w,tnm nis Majesties Province of the Massachu- 
setts Bay in New England Yeoman For a valua- 
ble sum of Money to me in hand paid by John Fernaid jun r 
of the same place have given granted bargained & sold & do 



Book XI, Fol. 171. 

by these presents give grant bargain & sell & forever set 
over unto the s d John Fernald jun his Heirs & Assigns 
forever a certain Tract of Land containing ten Acres be it 
more, or less as it is bounded & set forth & lies at the North 
East End of that Lott or Tract of Land which my Brother 
John Fernald formerly bought of Rich d Crockett & is a part 
of s d Land which Tract of Land I purchased of my aboves d 
brother John Fernald as more at large may appear by a 
Deed under his hand & Seal bearing Date the thirteenth Day 
of January One thousand seven hundred & Eight, nine being 
in breadth twenty two poles North East by East & in 
Length Eighty poles Southeast by South except the lower 
Corner next Kittery Road & there the s d Land or Line to 
end at s d Road near Richard Rogers's Fence To have & to 
hold all the aboves d Tract of Land together with all the Ap- 
purtenances & Priviledges thereunto- belonging unto the 
only & sole Use Benefit & behoofe of him the s d John Fer- 
nald jun r his Heirs & Assigns forever the peaceable posses- 
sion thereof to warrant & forever defend against all persons 
whatsoever laying any lawful Claim e thereunto In Witness 
whereof I have hereunto set my hand & Seal this thirty first 
Day of October One thousand seven hundred & twenty four 
Signed Sealed & Delivered ^1 

in presence of us James L^Fernald ( seal j 

John Dennett jj* rk 

Mary Dennett * er 

Mary \A Fernald (seal) 

Mark 

York sc/ Octo r 31. 1724 James Fer- 
nald within named personally appearing 
acknowledged the within Instrument in 
writing to be his Voluntary Act & Deed 
Cor m Jos : Hamond Ju : pac s 
Novem b r 19 th 1724. Recorded from the Original Examined 

by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all people to whom these presents shall come greeting 

Jacob Remick Know ye that I Jacob Remick jun 1 ' of the Town 

T £ , , of Kittery in the County of York in the prov- 

Jaraes Fernald . , ,,■' ,. , ^ _ _ , „ *\ , 

ince of the Massachusetts Bay in New England 
Cooper, for & in Consideration of the Sum of forty pounds 
in currant money of New England to me in hand before the 
ensealing hereof well & truly paid by James Fernald sen 1 " 
Yeoman of the same place the Receipt whereof I do hereby 






Book XI, Fol. 171. 

acknowledge & my self therewith fully satisfied & contented 
& thereof & of every part & parcell thereof do exonerate 
acquit & discharge the s d James Fernald his Heirs Executors 
& Administrators for ever by these presents have given grant- 
ed bargained sold aliened conveyed & confirmed & by these 
presents do fully freely and absolutely give grant bargain sell 
aliene convey & confirm unto him the s d James Fernald sen r 
his Heirs & Assigns for ever a certain Tract of Land situate 
lying & being in the Township of Kittery afores d containing 
by Estimation six acres & one Quarter of an Acre be it 
more or less as it is butted & bounded & set forth & lies at 
the East End of the Land I lately bought of Samuel Ham 
as more at large may appear by a Deed or Instrument under 
his hand & Seal bearing Date the twenty second Day of feb- 
ruary Anno Domini One thousand seven hundred & twenty 
one two & is apart of s d Tract of Land bounded with the 
Land of James Fernald on the East & on the South & with 
the Highway that leads from Rich d Rogerrs's to Rich* Gow- 
ells on the North & runs by s d way from the East End of s d 
Tract fifty seven poles west to the way y l leads across the 
s d Tract of Land towards the s d James Fernalds house & so 
runs by s d way the whole breadth of s d Tract to s d Fernalds 
own Land & then by s d Fernalds Land fourty Eight poles 
upon an East Line to s d Fernalds Land lying at the head of 
s d Tract & so runs northerly by s d Fernalds Land the whole 
breadth of s d Tract to the High way that runs from Rich d 
Rogerrs's to Rich d Gowells as afores d To have & to hold all 
the aboves d Tract of Land together with all the Appurte- 
nances & priviledges thereto belonging with all the YVood & 
Timber & Underwood standing or lying thereon unto the 
only & Sole Use Benefit & Behoofe of him the s d James • 
Fernald his Heirs & Assigns for ever the peaceable posses- 
sion thereof to warrant & forever defend against all persons 
whatsoever laying a lawful Claim thereunto 

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & Seal 
this twenty ninth Day of October One thousand seven hun- 
dred & twenty four & in the Eleventh Year of his Majesties 
Reign Jacob Remick ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered York sc Octob r 31 st 1724 

in the presence of us Jacob Remick jun r within 

John Dennett named personally appearing 

Mary Dennett acknowledged this within In- 

strument in writing to be his 
voluntary Act & Deed 
Cor m Jos : Hamond Jus : pac s 
Novemb r 19 th 1724. Recorded from the Original Examined 

by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Book XI, Fol. 172. 

To all Christian people to whom these presents shall come 
greeting Know ye that I John Fernald sen r of 
jn» Fcrnaid Kimry ^ th& County f York in the Province 
James Femaid of tiie Massachusetts bay in New England Yeo- 
man for & in Consideration of a valuable Sum of Money to 
me in hand paid by Brother James Fernald of the same 
place Yeoman the receipt whereof I do hereby rcknowledge 
& my self therewith fully satisfied & contented & thereof & 
of every part & Parcell thereof do acquit & discharge the s d 
James Fernald & his Heirs Executors & Administrators for 
ever by these presents have given granted bargained sold 
aliened conveyed & confirmed & by these presents do fully 
freely & absolutely give grant bargain sell aliene convey & 
confirm unto him the s d James Fernald his heirs & Assigns 
forever a certain Tract of Land containing two Acres & an 
half Acre as it is butted and set forth & lies at the North 
West side of that Land I formerly bought of John Morrell 
senior as more at large may appear by a Deed or Instrument 
under his hand & Seal bearing Date the twentieth day of 
December one thousand seven hundred And is a part of the 
s d Tract of Land which Tract of Land is situate & lies in the 
Township of Kittery as afores d & is bounded on the North- 
west with the Land of the aboves d James Fernald fifty poles 
in Length & upon the South West with the Land of the s d 
James Fernald Eleven poles in Breadth & on the South East 
with my own Land twenty poles in Length the same breadth 
of Eleven pole Then running five poles North West by my 
owne Land & from that Extent running six pole in Breadth 
Thirty pole in Length to the Extent of the fifty pole bounded 
upon the North East with my own Land six poles in breadth 
To have & to hold all the aboves d Tract of Land together 
with all the appurtenances & priviledges thereto belonging 
with all the wood & timber & underwood standing or lying 
thereon unto the onely & Sole Use Benefit & Behoofe of him 
the s d [172 J James Fernald his Heirs & Assigns forever 
The peaceable possession thereof to warrant & forever de- 
fend against all persons whatsoever laying a lawful Claim 
thereunto In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand 
& Seal this thirty first Day of October one thousand seven 
hundred & twenty four & in the Eleventh Year of his Maj- 
esties Reign his . 
Signed Sealed & Delivered JohnI tFernald ( seal ) 

in the presence of us \h 

John Dennett ' her 

Mary Dennet g^ Q£Q Fernald ( ^ ) 

mark 



Book XI, Fol. 172. 

York sc Octob r 31 st 1724 John Fernald 
within named personally appearing ac- 
knowledged the within Instrument in 
writing to be his voluntary Act & Deed 
Coram Jos : Hamond Jus pac s 
Novemb r 19 th 1724. Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



These are to signifi to all Persons whom it may or shall 
James Emer concern That whereas Moses Spencer of Berwick 
To in the County of York & within his Majesties 

P< k " province of the Massachusetts Bay in New Eng- 
land did some time past mortgage a certain piece of Marsh 
or Land unto me the Subscriber & my Brother Job Emery 
the same lying in s d Berwick I do by these presents manifest 
& declare the s d Mortgage fully paid & satisfied according 
to the Contents thereof as witness my hand Berwick Novem- 
ber 26 th Anno Domini. 1724. James Emery 
Witness Peter Grant [See fol 150 of this Book] 
John Bradstreet 
Recorded from the Original November 28 th 1724 

by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all Christian people to whom these presents may come, 
greeting, Know ye, that we Thomas Phipps of 
piafited Portsmouth in the Province of New Hampsh r & 
Donneii Elisha Plaisted of Berwick in the County of York 
Administrators of the Estate of Cap 1 John Pickerin 
late of Portsmouth afores d Gentleman, deceased, by Vertue 
of a License granted to vs by the Superior Court of Judica- 
ture in s d County to sell Land to pay the Debts of the afores d 
Cap 1 John Pickerin & for & in Consideration of a valuable 
Sum of mony [to say sixty five pounds money] to vs in 
hand paid by Henry Donnell of the afores d York Yeoman 
the Receipt whereof we do hereby acknowledge & that we 
are fully satisfied therewith & thereof & of every part thereof 
do hereby exonerate acquit & Discharge him the said Henry 
Donnell his Executors & Administrators for ever by these 
presents, have given granted bargained & sold & by these 
presents do fully freely & absolutely give grant bargain & 
sell aliene enfeoffe convey & confirm unto him the s d Henry 
Donnell his Heirs & Assigns for ever, one certain Tract or 



Book XI, Fol. 172. 



parcell of Land lying & being in the Town of York afores d 
containing thirteen Acres more or less, which is butted & 
bounded as folio weth, viz lying on the North* Easterly side 
of York River, on the Easterly side of the Country Road 
leading from the s d River to York meeting house forty Eight 
pole from the River on said Road & thence Sixty poles by 
the s d Donnells Fence of his Land formerly bought of s d 
Cap 1 Pickerin upon a South East & by South point nearest 
to the s d River, And from thence round by the River to the 
Ferry place where it first began. To have & to hold the 
premisses with all the priviledges & Appurtenances to the 
same appertaining or in any wise belonging Unto him the s d 
Henry Donnell his Heirs & Assigns forever & We the s d 
Elisha Plaisted & Thomas Phipps in the Capacity afores d do 
Covenant bargain & agree with the afores d Henry Donnell an 
his Heirs Executors Administrators & Assigns that we have 
good Right full power & lawful Authority to grant bargain 
&, sell the premisses in & by these presents granted & Sold. 
And further We the s d Thomas Phipps & Elisha Plaisted in 
the Capacity afores d do covenant bargain & agree with the 
s d Henry Donnell & his Heirs and Assigns that he the s d 
Henry Donnell & his Heirs & Assigns shall & may from 
time to time & at all times forever hereafter quietly & peace- 
ably have hold occupy possess & enjoy the premisses with- 
out the lawful Lett hindrance Contradiction or Denyal of 
us or of our Heirs Executors Administrators or Assigns, or 
any of them or of the Heirs of the afores d Cap 1 John Pickerin 
or any other person claiming by from or under us. In Testi- 
mony whereof we have hereto set our hands & Seals the 
fifth Day of March in the Tenth Year of the Reign of King 
George Annoque Domini Seventeen hundred & twenty three, 



four 

Witness Tho : Harvey 
John Dennett 
Mem d The words [to 
say sixty five pounds 
money] between the 
eighth & ninth Lines, 
on the first page, were 
interlined by Consent, 
before Si^ninsr 



Thomas Phipps ( seal ) 
Elisha Plaisted ( seal ) 
Province } Portsin 5 th March 
of New i 1723/4 Thomas 
Hamp* ) Phipps & Elisha plais- 
ted above named per- 
sonally appeared & ac- 
knowledged the Instru- 
ment to be their voluntary 
Act & Deed 



Tho : Harvey Before me John Plaisted Jus pac s 

John Dennett 

Novemb r 19. 1724 Recorded from the Original 

by Jos : Moodey Reg 1 " 



Book XI, Fol. 172. 



Know all men by these presents that I William Moodey 
w-Moodey °^ Newbury in the County of Essex in his Majes- 

to ties province of the Massachusetts Bay in New 

England Yeoman for & in Consideration of forty 
& five pounds ready money to me in hand paid to full con- 
tent & Satisfaction have bargained & sold & Do by these 
presents give grant bargain sell enfeoffs assign & make over 
unto Ralph Farnam of York in the County of York in the 
Province aboves d Cordwinder a Certain Parcell of Land 
situate lying & in the Township of York in the County of 
York in the province aboves d containing Ten Acres on the 
South West side of York River joyning to the Land that s d 
Moodey sold to Daniel Farnam and is bounded as followeth 
running sixteen Poles South East on the Long Cove Then 
South West holding the same Weadth till the Ten Acres be 
accomplished : To have & to hold the above mentioned Land 
with every part & parcell thereof to him the Ralph Farnam 
his Heirs & Assigns for ever and further I the s d William 
Moodey do covenant & promise to & with the above named 
Ralph Farnam that he the s d Ralph Farnam his Heirs Execu- 
tors Administrators or Assigns shall or may from time to 
time & at all times hereafter lawfully quietly & peaceably 
have hold possess occupy & enjoy the above granted prem- 
isses with all the Rights & priviledges thereunto belonging 
without any Lett Trouble Hindrance Molestation or Inter- 
ruption from me the s d William Moodey or my Heirs or any 
Person from in or under me laying legall Claim thereunto In 
Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & Seal this 
first Day of December Anno Domini seventeen hundred & 
twenty four 1724 and in the Eleventh Year of the Reign of 
our Sovereign Lord George King &c 

William Moodey ( seal ) 
Essex sc Andover y e 1 st of 



Signed Sealed & Delivered 
in the presence of 
Daniel Farnam 



Humphery Holt 



December 1724 Then M r 
William Moodey of Newbury 
personally appeared before me 
& acknowledged this above 
written Instrument to be his free 
Act & Deed 
before me Benjamin Stavens Just : pac s 
December y e 4 th 1724. Recorded from the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Book XI, Fol. 173. 

[173] Witness these presents that I Andrew Haly of 
AnHaiy Spruce Creek in New England Fisherman upon 
To divers good Causes & Considerations thereunto me 

moving more especially for the Consideration of 
twelve pounds to me in hand paid p Henry Donill of York 
in New England Fisherman before the Signing & Delivery 
hereof do give grant bargain sell & Deliver unto the s d Henry 
Donill or to his Heirs Execut rs Administ™ & Assigns my 
sole Right &> Interest ofaParcell of Meadow and Upland 
which is the one Moiety of said Meadow & Upland which 
Thomas Donill & I the s d Andrew Haly bought of John 
Peerce of York as appears by the Assignment or Deed of 
Sale under the s d Peerces hand Bearing Date the 29 th of 
September 1662. And moreover the Original Bill of Sale 
from Edward Johnson of York to the s d Peerce which Bill 
of Sale bears Date the Eleventh of Novemb 1 " 1660 For Con- 
firmation whereof namely of all my sole Right & Interest of 
the Moiety of y e s d Meadow & Marsh above specified with 
all the Priviledges belonging thereunto I do engage my self 
my Heirs Execut rs Admin is r8 & Assigns to make good & 
Detend against all persons or Claims whatsoever from my 
self or any other person from by or under me unto the s d 
Henry Donill his Heirs Executors Administrators & Assigns 
for ever as Witness my hand Seal this thirtieth Day of 
October 1684 Andrew Haley ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & delivered Andrew Haly came before 

in the Presence of us this Court 30 th of October 

Samuel Donnill 1684 & acknowledged the 

John Pen will aboves d Instrument to be his 

Act & Deed 

Edw : Rish worth Jus. pac s 
Decemb r 5 th 1724 Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



These presents do witness that I Henry 

Hen. Doniei Donill of York in New England Fisherman upon 
To his son good Consideration thereunto me moving viz 1 

Thorn 6 " ~ 

In Consideration of twelve pounds ten shillings 
to me in hand paid by Thomas Donill my Son of York Fish- 
erman do give grant bargain sell & Deliver and Assign my 
whole Right & Interest of a Parcell of Meadow & upland 
bought by me Henry Donill of Andrew Haly # of Spruce 
Creek Fisherman according to the within mentioned Instruui* 



Book XI, Fol. 173. 



under the hand of Andrew Haly bearing Date the thirtieth 
Day of October 1684 unto the afores d Thomas Donill my Son 
his Heirs Execut™ Administ™ & Assigns as his & their proper 
me the s d Henry Donill his Heirs 



Right & Interest from 

Execut rs Administ™ & Assigns as 

thirtieth of October 1684 

Signed & Delivered in the 

Presence of us 

Samuel Donnell 

John Penwill 



witness my Hand this 
Donill 



Henry /^) 



his Mark 

Henry Donill came before 

me the 30 th of October 1684 

& acknovfledged the aboves d 

Instrument to be his Act & 

Deed John Davis Just pac 8 

December 5 th 1724. Recorded from the Original endorsed 

on the Preceeding Deed Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all people to whom this Deed of Sale shall come Cap 1 
sai*Doniei Lewis Bane Gen" of York in the County of York 

o To in y e Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New 

England in the name & behalf of Sarah Doniel of 
s d York Spinner & Authorityship received from her sendeth 
greeting Know ye the s d Lewis Bane for & in Consideration 
of a certain Sum of money to him in hand paid or otherwise 
Satisfactorily secured to be paid by John Doniel of s d York 
Yeoman have given granted bargained sold aliened enfeoffed 
conveyed & confirmed & doth by these presents give grant 
bargain Sell aliene enfeoffe convey & confirm & fully freely 
& absolutely make over unto the s d John Doniel his Heirs & 
Assigns forever the one half of a Piece or parcell of Salt 
Marsh and Thatch Banks the whole containing by Estima- 
tion three Acres be it more or Less the which s d Marsh is 
within the Township of York above named lying being Upon 
the South West Branch of s d York River on the South East 
Side of s d Branch and is butted & bounded as followeth viz 
down the River on the North East is bounded by the Marsh 
of Insign Joseph Banks & Job Curtis & the other Bounds 
is the Branch of s d River & the upland which s d Acre & half 
of Marsh or the one half of the s d Three Acres is a part of 
the Estate of the deceased Father of the s d Sarah Doniel 
w ch is given her by Division of s d Estate & confirmed by the 
Judge of the Probates of Wills for this County of York her 
Mother Elisabeth Doniel being now in possession ■ of the 
other half of s d Marsh & Thatch Banks being aqual for 



Book XI, Fol. 173. 

Quantity & Quality remaining undivided unto the s d John 
Doniel Together with all & singular the Rights privi ledges 
Appurtenances & Advantages belong to the one half of the 
whole Three Acres of Marsh & Thatch Ban ks or any ways 
at any time redounding to the same unto him the s d John 
Doniel his Hefrs Execut 1 ' 8 Administ™ & Assigns forever To 
have & to hold & quietly & peaceably to possess occupy & 
Injoy the s d Half of the s d Three Acres of Marsh & Thatch 
Ground or Banks as a sure Estate in Fee simple as afores d 
to him the s d John Doniel his Heirs Executors Administra- 
tors & Assigns And- further* the s d Lewis Bane doth by the 
Authority to him given by the s d Sarah Doniel in her behalf 
& for the s d Sarah her Heirs Executors and Administrators 
to and with the s d John Doniel his heirs Executors Admin- 
istrators & Assigns Covenant engage & promise the one half 
of the aboves d Three Acres of Marsh & Thatch Banks as 
it is undivided as is above specified to be free & Clear from 
all former Gifts Grants Bargains Sales Mortgages Deeds of 
Sales Leases Rents Rates Dowries Demands & Encumbrances 
whatsoever as also from all future Claims Suits Challenges 
Demands or Interruptions whatsoever to be had or com- 
menced by them the s d Lewis or Sarah her Heirs Executors 
Administrators or Assigns or any other Person or Persons 
whatsoever upon any Claime or Title of Law And the s d 
Cap 1 Lewis Bane doth in the Behalf of s d Sarah untill the 
Assigning of this Instrument avouch to be the Sole Proper 
Owner of the one half of the s d Three Acres of Marsh & 
Thatch Banks & he the s d Lewis Bane hath good Right & 
full power to sell and dispose of the same as aboves d in every 
part & Sentence thereof and that in the name & by the 
Authority of the s d Sarah Doniel the s d Lewis Bane doth ac- 
quit all Claims to the s d Marsh & Thatch Banks fully & freely 
Resigning the same with all the Title & Titles thereof unto 
the s d John Doniel as fully as aboves d promising & engaging 
to warrantize & defend the same by a sure Title for ever after 
the Ensealing hereof To the true performance of this whole 
Deed of Sale as is above specified in all particulars or ought 
of & by Law or Equity to be with full Authority from the 
s d Sarah Doniel The aboves d Cap* Lewis Bane hath hereto 
put his hand & Seal the Eleventh Day of August in the Year 
of our Lord One thousand seven hundred & Nine and the 
Eighth Year of the Reign of her sovereign Majesty Anne 



Book XI, Fol. 174. 



Queen of Great Britain &c 
lined was before Signing 
Signed & Sealed & Delivered 



in "presence of 

hia 



Job 



e^ 



Curtis 



The word [avouch] inter- 
Lewis Bane ( seal ) 
York sc Aug st the 11 th 
1709 Cap 1 Lewis Bane 
in the Behalf of the above- 
named Snrah Doniel & by 
the Authority by her given 
to him personally appeared be- 
fore me one of her Majesties 
Justices of the peace for s d County 
& acknowledged the above written 
to be his Act & Deed 

Abra ra Preble 
December 5 th 1724 Recorded from the Original Examined 

by Joseph Moodey Reg r 



mark 

Jonathan Bane 
Abraham Preble jun r 



To all people to whom these presents shall come I Walter 
Allin of the Town of Berwick in the County of 
waiter Aiiin y^ in his Majesties Province of the Massachu- 
mssonsamu setts £ ay m New England Yeoman & Mary his 
wife sendeth greeting Know ye that for divers good Causes 
us thereunto moving but more especially for & in Consider- 
ation of the full Sum of thirteen [174] Pounds in currant 
Money of New England to us in hand paid before the En- 
sealing & Delivery of these presents by our Son Samuel 
Allin of the Town of Berwick afores d the Receipt whereof 
we do acknowledge our selves to be fully satisfied contented 
& paid for every part & parcell have given granted bargained 
& sold & do by these presents for my Self my Heirs Exec- 
utors Administrators & Assigns for ever fully freely & ab- 
solutely give grant bargain sell alienate Enfeoffe assign con- 
vey pass over & confirm unto him our afores d Son Samuel 
Allen & to his Heirs Executors . Administrators & Assigns 
for ever Ten Acres of Upland more or less according to the 
bounds thereof & two Acres of Marsh & Ten Acres of a 
certain Grant of fifty Acres of Land given to Jonathan Stim- 
son by the Town of Kittery at their Meeting May the Tenth 
1703 all lying being & Situate in the Town of Berwick 
afores d bounded as folio weth viz The Ten Acres is part of 
the homestead Lott & at the North East side thereof & on 
the North West side of the high-way & is nineteen Rods 
wide at s d way and from thence running North West the 
whole Length of s d Lott And two Acres of Marsh lyeth on 
the East side of James Allin Six Acres & joyning to it 



Book XI, Fol. 174. 



& on the North Side of Joseph Harts Land & joyning to it 
& is in breadth next James Allin Nineteen Rods and is in 
Length East & West twenty Rods : All which Ten Acres of 
Land more or less according to the bounds thereof & two 
Acres of Marsh & the Ten Acres of the Grant of fifty Acres 
of Land afores d To have & to hold to him the fores d Samuel 
Allin & to his Heirs Executors Administrators & Assigns for 
ever with all & Singular the Appurtenances Privi ledges & 
Commodities thereunto belonging freely & clearly Exoner- 
ated acquitted & Discharged of & from all & all manner of 
former Gifts Grants Bargains Sales Wills Dowries Right of 
Thirds or any other Incumbrances whatsoever had made 
done or suffered to be done by me the afores d Walter Allin 
whereby my fores d Son Samuel Allin or his Heirs Executors 
Administrators or Assigns may be in any wise molested or 
disturbed in their quiet & peaceable Injoyment & Improve- 
ment of the above granted premisses And further I the fores d 
Walter Allin doe by these presents for my Self my Heirs 
Executors Administrators & Assigns for ever Covenant 
promise & agree to & with my afores d Son Samuel Allin & 
his Heirs Executors Administrators & Assigns for ever to 
save them harmless & to warrant & defend the Title herein 
given to the above granted premisses against any person or 
persons whatsoever from by or under me. In witness hereof 
I the fores d Walter Allin & Mary his Wife have hereunto set 
our hands & Seals this twentieth Day of January Annoque 
Domini One thousand seven hundred twenty three four in 
the Tenth Year of King Georges Reign 
Signed Sealed & delivered Walter Allin ( seal ) 

in presence of us ( seal ) 

Jonathan Stone ^ York sc/ Feb : 25 1723/4 

Jonathan Stone > Witnesses Walter Allin within named 
James Warren ) acknowledged the within 

written Instrument to be his 
free Act & Deed 
before Charles firost J. pac s 
Decemb r 8 th 1724. Recorded from the Original 

by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all people to whom these presents shall come I Walter 
Allin of the Town of Barwick in the County of 
York in his Majesties province of the Massachu- 
setts Bay in New England Yeoman & mary his 
wife sendeth greeting Know ye that for divers good Causes 



Walter Allin 

To 
his Son James 



Book XI, Fol. 174. 

us hereunto moving but more especially for & in Considera- 
tion of the full Sum of twelve pounds in currant money of 
New England to us in hand paid before the Ensealing & De- 
livery of these presents by our Son James Allin of the Town 
of York in the County of York afores d The Receipt thereof 
we do acknowledge our selves to be fully satisfied contented 
& paid for every part & parcell herein given granted bar- 
gained & sold & do by these presents for our Selves our 
Heirs Executors Administrators & Assigns for ever fully 
freely & absolutely give grant bargain sell alienate enfeoffe 
assign convey pass over & confirm unto our fores d Son James 
Allin & to his Heirs Executors Administrators & Assigns 
for ever one piece or parcell of Low ground or Meadow con- 
taining Six Acres lying being & situate in the Township of 
Berwick afores d & also twenty Acres of a certain Grant of 
fifty Acres of Land granted & given to Jonathan Stimson by 
the Town of Kittery at their Meeting May the tenth 1703. 
The fores d Six Acres of meadow is butted & bounded as fol- 
lowed! viz Beginning at the High Way that leads to Benja- 
min Lebbeys house & at the South Corner at the West End 
of Joseph Harts Land Then running North by East forty 
nine poles partly by s d Harts Land and partly by Samuel 
Allins Land and from that Extent West by North twenty 
poles Then South by West fourty nine Poles to the fores d 
Highway Then East by South by s d way & joyning to it 
twenty poles to the Bounds or Station first above mentioned 
All which six Acres of Low ground or meadow & twenty 
Acres of the Grant of fifty Acres of Land granted to Jona- 
than Stimson as afores d To have & To hold to him the fores d 
James Allin & to his Heirs Executors Aministrators & As- 
signs for ever with all & singular the Appurtenances Privi- 
ledges & Commodities thereunto belonging freely & clearly 
Exonerated acquitted & discharged of & from all & all man- 
ner of former Gifts Grants Bargains Sales Wills Dowries 
Right of Thirds or any other Encumbrances whatsoever had 
made done or suffered to be done by me the afor s d Walter 
Allin whereby my fores d Son James Allen or his Heirs Ex- 
ecutors Administrators or Assigns may be in any wise mo- 
lested or disturbed in their quiet & peaceable Injoyment & 
Improvement of the above granted premisses And further I 
the fores d Walter Allin do by these presents for my self my 
Heirs Executors Administrators & Assigns covenant promise 
& agree 'to & with my fores d Son James Allin and his Heirs 
Executors Administrators & Assigns to save them harmless 
& to warrant & defend the Title herein given to the above 
granted premisses against any Person or persons whatsoever 

Book xi. 37 



Book XI, Fol. 175. 



from by or under me or by any thing of my procurement In 
Witness hereof I the fores d Walter Allen & Mary his wife 
have hereunto set our hands <fc Seals this twenty second Day 
of January Annoque Dom 1 One thousand seven hundred & 
twenty three, four And in the Tenth Year of King Georges 
Reign Walter Allin *" (seal) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered 



her 



Mal ' y -V^ Allin (sea,) 
Mark 

York sc/ Feb^ 25, 
Witnesses 1723/4 Walter Allin 

within named acknowl- 
edged the within writ- 
ten Instrument to be his 
free Act & Deed 
before Charles fFrost J. peace 
Decemb r 8 th 1724 Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Joseph Moodey Reg r 



in presence of us 

her 

Elisabeth \/ Allin 

mark 

Biel Hambelton 
Ruriah Page 



To all people unto whom this Present Deed of Sale shall 
jn» stackpoie come John Stackpole of Biddeford in the County of 
~ , T ° ^ York in New England Husbandman sendeth greet- 

Col Fitch - o o 

ingKnow y e That for & in Consideration of the 
Sum of Fifty pounds to me in hand well & truly paid at and 
before the Ensealing & Delivery of these presents by Coll 
Thomas Fitch of Boston in the County of Suffolk in New 
England Esq r the Receipt of which Sum is hereby acknowl- 
edged I the said John Stackpole have given granted & sold 
& by these presents Do Give grant sell convey & confirm 
unto the s d Thomas Fitch two certain Tracts of Land situate 
lying & being in the Township of Biddeford afores d One 
parcell thereof was laid out the second Day of February 
1721 & is bounded as folio weth viz Beginning at a Pitch 
Pine tree that Matthew Robertson is bounded on & marked 
[175] On four Sides I. S. Then south forty poles to a poplar 
Tree marked four sides and I, S. Then one hundred & sixty 
poles west to a Birch Tree marked on four Sides & I. S. Then 
north forty poles to a spruce tree marked four Sides with 
I. S. Then East one hundred & sixty poles to the first 
bounds a pitch pine within these bounds is concluded forty 
Acres which makes up the whole of William Gibsons Grant 
from the s d Town of Biddeford The other Tract or parcell of 
Land was laid out the twenty fourth Day of February 1721 
Containing Thirty Acres more or less bounded as folio weth 



Book XI, Fol. 175. 

beginning at a white pine tree marked four sides with 1. S. 
above half a mile on the South west of little River Then East 
North East One hundred' & sixty poles to a small Poplar 
Tree marked four Sides with I. S. Then thirty poles South 
South East to a small fir Tree Then one hundred & sixty 
poles West South west to a Hemlock Tree marked four Sides 
with I. S. Then Thirty poles West North West to the first 
bounds a white pine which appears by several marked trees 
which Land was granted by the s d Town to John Sharp jun r 
the second of Aprill 1720 under w m I the s d John Stackpole 
claim the same Together with all the Trees woods under 
woods profits priviledges & Appurtenances to the s d granted 
Lands belonging or in any wise appertaining & the Rever- 
sions & Remainders thereof To have & hold the s d granted 
Lands & premisses with the appurtenances unto the s d 
Thomas Fitch his Heirs & Assigns forever to his & their 
onely sole & proper use Benefit & behoof forever And I the 
s d John Stackpole do covenant for my self my Heirs Execu- 
tors & Administrators to & with the s d Thomas Fitch his 
Heirs & Assigns by these presents in manner following that 
is to say that at & until the Time of the Delivery of these 
presents I the s d John Stackpole am the true sole & lawful 
owner of the s d granted Lands having in my self full power 
to grant sell & dispose thereof in manner as afores d the same 
being free & clear & clearly exonerated & discharged of & 
from all former & other Gifts Grants Sales Mortgages aliena- 
tions & Incumbrances whatsoever and I the s d John Stack- 
pole do Covenant further for my self my Heirs Executors & 
administrators to warrant & defend the s d granted Land &, 
premisses unto him the s d Thomas Fitch his Heirs & Assigns 
for ever against the Lawful Claims & Demands of all per- 
sons whomsoever In Witness whereof I the s d John Stackpole 
& my wife in token of her free Consent to these presents & 
full Relinquishment of all her Dower or Thirds in the s d 
granted Lands have hereunto put our hands & Seals the 
twenty first Day of November in the Eleventh Year of his 
Majesties Reign Annoque Domini One thousand seven hun- 
dred & twenty three John Stackpole ( seal ) 
Signed Sealed & Delivered Elizabeth Stackpole ( seal ) 
in presence of us 21 st Nov. 1724 Received on the 
Sam 11 Grant Day of the Date of the aforegoing 
Peter Bulkely Deed of Thomas Fitch Esq r the 
Sum of fifty pounds in full for the 
afore granted Lands 
Witness Sam 11 Grant p me John Stackpole 
Peter Bulkely 



Book XI, Fol. 175. 

York sc/ March 19. 1728 Suffolk sc/ Boston the 21 st 
This Day Eliz a Stackpole November 1724 John Stack- 
psonally appeared & ac- pole freely acknowledged 
knowledgedtheaforewrit- the afore written Instru- 
ten Instrument to be her ment to be his Act & Deed 
free Act & Deed t Edw. Bromfield J. P 

Cor W m Pepperrell jun r J. Peace 
The Name & Acknowledgment 
of Eliz a Stackpole Recorded ac- 
cording to y e Original June 3. 
1729 

p Jos : Moody Reg r 

York Decemb r 8 th 1724. Recorded from the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg 1 ' 



Jn° Woodman 

To 
Fr : Raynes 



In York the Nineteenth of December 1724 

I John Woodman have made up with Francis 
Raynes all Bargains Accounts Debts Dues De- 
mands whatsoever which I ever have had to this 
Day with or upon the fores d Francis Raynes & do hereby 
acknowledge myself fully satisfied Acquit & Discharge the 
aboves d Francis Raynes his Executors for all Demands what- 
soever which I or Mine may make upon or against him In 
Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand & Seal the 



Day & Year above 



Was Signed Sealed & Delivered 



John Woodman ( seal ) 



Armiger 



before us 

Will. 

Abner Perkins 

Joseph Say word 

Decem r 22 d 1724 



Record from the Original Examined 
by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Job Lane 

To 
Fr. Wyman 



To all people to whom these presents shall come greeting 
Know Ye that I Job Lane of Billerica in the 
County of Midd x in his Majesty's Province of the 
Massachusetts Bay in New England for & in Con- 
sideration of the Sum of Ten pounds Currant Money of s d 
Province to me well & truly paid by Francis Wyman of 
Wobourne in the County afores d the Receipt whereof I do 
hereby acknowledge & my self therewith fully satisfied con- 
tented & paid & thereof & of every part & Parcell thereof 



Book XI, Fol. 176. 

do Exonerate acquit & Discharge the s d Francis Wyman his 
Heirs Executors & Administrators for ever by these pres- 
ents have given granted bargained sold aliened conveyed & 
Confirmed & by these presents do freely fully & absolutely 
Give grant bargain Sell aliene Convey & Confirm unto him 
the s d Francis Wyman his Heirs & Assigns forever all my 
Right Title & Interest in all the Lands which formerly be- 
longed to my honoured Father James Lane deceased lying 
in Casco Bay in the County of York in the Province of 
Maine in New England containing a Neck of Land lying be- 
tween Cousens his River and Harresicket Also an Island 
lying over against s d Land called Lanes Island together with 
all the Marish & Meadow Land belonging to s d Lands all 
my Right Title & Interest that is one Seventh Part of 
all s d Lands & meadows aboves d which belonged to my 
s d Father To have & to Hold the above granted & bar- 
gained premisses with all the Priviledges & Appurte- 
nances to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining to 
him the s d Francis Wvman his Heirs & Assigns forever to 
his & their only proper Use Benefit & Behoofe forever And 
I y e s d Job Lane for me my Heirs Executors & Administra- 
tors do coven* promise & Grant to & with the s d Francis 
Wyman his Heirs & Assigns by these presents that before 
the Ensealing hereof I am the true Sole & lawful Owner of 
the above bargained premisses & have in my self self Good 
Right full power & lawful Authority to grant bargain Sell 
convey & confirm s d bargained premisses in manner as 
aboves d and that the s d Francis Wyman his Heirs & Assigns 
shall & may from time to time & at all times forever here- 
after by force & vertue of these presents lawfully peaceably 
& quietly have hold use occupy possess & enjoy the s d de- 
mised & bargained premises with the Appurtenances free & 

clear & freely & clearly Exonerated acquitted & discharged 

2 13" 

of from all & all Manner of former and other Gifts Grants 
Bargains Sales leases Mortgages Wills Entails Joyntures 
Dowers Judgments Executions Incumbrances & Extents 
Furthermore I the s d Job Lane for my self my Heirs Exec- 
utors & Administrators do Covenant <fc Engage the above 
demised premisses to him the s d Francis Wyman his Heirs 
& Assigns against the lawful Claims or Demands of any Per- 
son or Persons whatsoever forever hereafter to warrant se- 
cure & Defend & Mary Lane the wife of me the s d Job Lane 
doth by [176] These presents freely, willingly give yield 
up & Surrender all her Right of Dower & power of Thirds 
in & unto the above demised premisses to him the s d Francis 
Wyman his Heirs & Assigns In Witness whereof We the s d 



Book XI, Fol. 176. 



Job & Mary Lane have hereunto set Our Hands & Seals 
this fifteenth Day of July Anno Domini One thousand seven 
hundred & nineteen and in y e fifth Year of the Reign of our 
Sovereign Lord George of Great Brittain France & Ireland 

Job Lane ( seal ) 

( Seal ) 

Midd x sc/ July 15 th 1719 The 
aboves d Job Lane personally ap- 
peared and acknowledged the 
above written Instrument to be his 
voluntary Act & Deed 
before Me Oliver Whiting Jus. pa cs 



King &c 

Signed Sealed & Delivered 

in the presence of us 

William Wyman 

Anna Whiting 



her 



A 



Mark 



The within mentioned Francis Wyman having sold to 

w an James Parker Yeoman all his Right saving to him- 

To self what is underneath exprest being both of s d 

County of York 

The s d Francis Wyman saving to himself all the s d Marsh 

lying above the mouth of s d Cousens's River not Mentioned 

in the within Instrument. 

York sc/ Falmouth March 6 th 1723/4 This Day Francis 
Wyman personally appeared before me Subscriber & ac- 
knowledged the within Instrument to be his free Act & Deed 

before me John Gray Jus. pac s 
December 26 th 1724 Recorded with y e Assingment from 
Wyman to Parker from the Original & therewith 

compared by Jos : Moodey Register 



To all people to whom these presents shall come I John 
Woodman do send greeting, Know ye that I the 
To hisDaug^ n s d John Woodman of York in the County of 
MaryMoar Y ork Husbandman for & in Consideration of 
Love Good will & affection which I have & do bear towards 
my Daughter Mary Moar wife of John Moar of the same 
Parish have given & granted & by these presents do freely 
clearly & absolutely give & grant unto the s d Mary Moar her 
Heirs Executors or Administrators house Land & ferry ad- 
joyning to Mr Newmarches in Kittery known by the Name 
Crooked Lane To have and To hold the s d House Land & 
Ferry in the s d Premisses to her y e s' 1 Mary Moar her Heirs 
Executors or administrators from hence forth as her & their 
proper house Land & Ferry absolutely w th out any Manner 



Book XI, Fol. 176. 

of Condition In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my 
hand & Seal this Eighteenth of November in the Eleventh 
Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George by the 
Grace of God of England &c & in the Year of our Lord 
God 1724 John Woodman (seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered York sc Kittery 

in the presence of Novemb r 24 th 1724 

William Harris John Woodman Per- 

The Mark of Samuel More f C£^KS££ 

one of his Maj tys Justices 

of the Peace for the aboves d 

County & acknowledged 

the within Instrument to be 

his free Act & Deed 

W m Pepperrell 
December 26 th 1724. Recorded from the Original Examined 

by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Know all men by these Presents that John More of 
jn» Mores Bond York m tlie County of York in the province of 
To his Father the Massachusetts Bay in New England Hus- 

Woodman ^^ 

bandman .& Mary his wife are holden & firmly 
S£*§|p|vh bound & obliged to their Honoured Father 
JLgJ&j}&9£ John Woodman of the same place Yeoman in the 
jftS^fS gl'f ^ sum of five hundred pounds in good lawful & 
£^!§~=»£ currant Money of the s d Province or in good 
ggjp!^! 5 ^ Bills of Credit on the s d Province to be paid to 
^mUppp§ the s d John Woodman or his certain Attorney 
wjfrjJ^Upg, Heirs Executors Administrators or Assigns To 
!s2>c|osN the which payment well & truly to be made they 
S S °I§-» P 3 k m d themselves their Heirs Executors Adminis- 
£ §^<?i§^ trators firmly by these Presents sealed with their 
§ I® els© Seals this Eighteenth day of November in the 
I £g§s?Is Eleventh Year of the Reign of King George 
3© | g,? 3 over Great Brittaine &c & in the Year of om- 
en ifSl-g 2 ? Lord 1724 

| %*%'£* S The Condition of the above written Obliga- 

!<*§§•!§•! tion is such that if the above bounded John 

«* ? w^ls o More & Mary his wife they or either of them 

I sL|~ 3 *l they or either of their Heirs Executors or Ad- 

J^&» sS ^£ ministrators do procure & provide for their 

f |o|i©o aboves d honoured Father John Woodman a suit- 

0-?gSa| aD ^ e Habitation & Maintenance that is to say 

g|?slf suitable & Sufiicient Meat Drink Apparrell 

Washing & Lodging & Attendance both in Sick- 



Book XI, Fol. 176. 

ness & in Health during the Time & Term of his Natural 
Life & after his Death do bury him in a decent Christian 
like manner at their own proper Charge then this Obligation 
to be void & of none Effect or else to stand & remain in 
full force Strength & vertue Johi/VyV; Mores ( seal ) 

Stoned Sealed & Delivered If' v J 

*.- . . /» Mark 

in the presence of Mar More / Seal x 

W» Pepperrell jun r Y ork sc/ Decemb' 21 th 1724 

Sam" Walker This dfty the within nam?d 

John More & Mary his Wife 

both personally appeared before 

me the Subscriber one of his 

Majestys Justices of the peace for 

s d County & acknowledged this within 

written Instrument to be his free Act 

and Deed W m Pepperrell Jun r 

December 26 1724. Recorded from the Original Examined 

by Jos : Moodey Reg 1 



To all people to whom these presents shall come Greeting 
n. Adams Know y e that I Nathan Adams of York in the 
j ob° k County of York in the Province of the Massachu- 
setts Bay in New England Husbandman for divers 
good Causes me thereunto moving & particularly for & in 
Consideration of the Sum of five pounds to me in hand well 
& truly paid before the ensealing of these presents by my 
Brother-in-Law John Booker of said York Husbandman have 
remised released & Quit claimed & do by these presents for 
my self my Heirs Executors Administrators Remise release 
& forever Quit claim freely fully & absolutely unto the s d 
John Booker his Heirs & Assigns in his & their quiet & 
peaceable possession of all such Right Estate Title Interest 
& Demand whatsoever as he the s d Nathan Adams had or 
ought to have in or to all the Land that lieth on the North- 
west side of a certain Tract or Parcell of Land on the South 
West Side of York River which s d Booker bought of s d Adams 
& whereon s d Booker now liveth by any ways or means 
whatsoever To have & to hold all the s d Land unto the s d 
Booker his Heirs & Assigns to the onely use & behoofe of 
the s d John Booker his Heirs & Assigns forever so that 
nether he the s d Nathan Adams nor his Heirs nor any Per- 
son or Persons from him or them or in his or their names or 
in the Name Right or Stead of any of them shall or will by 
any way or Means hereafter have Claime Challenge or 



Book XI, Fol. 177. 



Demand any Estate Right Title or Interest of in or to the 
premisses or any Part or parcell thereof but from all and 
every Action Right Estate Title Interest & Demand of in or 
to the Premisses or any part or Parcell thereof They & every 
of them shall be [177] Utterly excluded & debarred by these 
presents & also the s d Nathan Adams & his Heirs y e s d Land 
& all the Appurtenances thereof to the s d John Booker his 
Heirs & Assigns to his & their own proper Use & Uses in 
manner & form afore specified against their Heirs & Assigns 
& every of them Shall warrant & forever Defend by these 
presents And Hannah the wife of the s d Nathan Adams doth 
freely willing renounce & forever give up unto the s d John 
Booker his Heirs & Assigns all her Right of Dowry of in & 
unto the premisses. In Witness whereof the s d Nathan Adams 
& Hannah his Wife have hereunto set their Hands & Seals 
this 24 th Day of December in the Year of our Lord one 
thousand seven hundred & twenty four & in the Eleventh 



Year of King Georges Reign 
Signed Sealed & Delivered 

in the Presence of us 

Richard Mil berry 



his 



Jonathan Young 



Decemb r 31 st 1724. 
Examined 



Nathan (O^ Adams ( seal ) 

mark 

York sc Decemb r y e 24 th 
1724 The abovenamed Na- 
than Adams personally ap- 
peared before me the Sub- 
scriber one of his Majesty's 
Justices of the Peace for y e s d 
County of York & acknowledged 
the foregoing Instrument to be his 
free Act & Deed Samuel Came 
Recorded according to the Original 
by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all people to whom these presents shall come greeting 
win™ Godsoe K now y e tna t; I William Godsoe of Kittery in 

m .^ To „ the County of York in the province of the Mas- 

withers Berry . •^ • tit »-t » <« >* *i -n 

sachusetts Bay in New England Gentleman Jb or 
and in Consideration of a Tract of Land about Ten Acres 
more or less as is set forth in a Deed of Sale from Withers 
Berry of the same place Yeoman unto me the s d William 
Godsoe at the Ensealing hereof the Receipt whereof I do 
hereby acknowledge & my self therewith fully satisfied & 
contented & thereof & of every part & parcell thereof do 
Exonerate acquit & discharge the s d Withers Berry his Heirs 
Executors & Administrators forever by these presents have 



Book XI, Fol. 177. 

given granted bargained sold aliened conveyed & confirmed 
& by these presents do fully freely & absolutely give grant 
bargain sell aliene convey & confirm unto him the s d Withers 
Berry his Heirs & Assigns for ever a certain Tract of Land 
situate lying & being in the afores d Kittery between Spruce 
Creek River & crooked Lane containing by Estimation Ten 
Acres more or less butted & bounded as followeth Beginning 
at the North East side of the Country Road adjoyning to the 
Land that was formerly John Finixes & runs on a North 
East Course by the s d Finixes Land seventy pole. Then 
Norwest & by North twenty six pole then South West to 
the High way Then by the High way & Country Road to 
the first boundary together with all the priviledges & Ap- 
purtenances thereunto belonging To have & to hold the s d 
granted & bargained premisses with all the priviledges 

2 

Appurtenances & Commodities to the same belonging or in 

1 
any wise appertaining unto him the s d Withers Berry his 

Heirs & Assigns forever & to his & their only proper Use 
Benefit & behoofe for ever And I the s d William Godsoe for 
me my Heirs Execu rs & Admin rs do covenant promise & 
grant to & with the s d Withers Berry his Heirs Executors 
Administrators & Assigns that before the Ensealing hereof 
I am the true sole & lawful Owner of the above bargained 
premisses & am lawfully seized & possessed of the same in 
mine own proper Right as a good perfect &> absolute Estate 
of Inheritance in Fee Simple & have in my self good Right 
Full power & lawfull Authority to grant bargain sell convey 
& confirm the s d bargained premisses in Manner as aboves d 
& that the s d Withers Berry his Heirs Executors & Admin- 
istrators & Assigns shall & may from time to time &*at all 
times forever hereafter by force & vertue of these presents 
lawfully peaceably & quietly have hold use occupy possess 
& enjo}' the s d demised & bargained premisses with the Ap- 
purtenances free & clear & freely & clearly acquitted exon- 
erated & discharged of & from all & manner of former or 
other Gifts Grants bargains Sales Leases Mortgages Wills 
Entails Joyntures Dowries Judgments Executions & In- 
cumbrances whatsoever Furthermore I the s d William God- 
soe for my self my Heirs Executors & Administrators do 
Covenant & Engage the above demised premisses to him the 
s d Withers Berry his Heirs Executors Administrators & 
Assigns against the lawful Claims or Demands of any Per- 
son or Persons whatsoever forever hereafter to warrant se- 
cure & defend & Elisabeth Godsoe the Wife of me the s d 
William Godsoe doth by these presents freely & willingly 



Book XI, Fol. 177. 

yield up & Surrender all her Right of Dowry & power ot 
Thirds of in & unto the above demised premisses unto him 
the s d Withers Berry his Heirs & Assigns for ever In Wit- 
ness whereof I the s d William Godsoe & Elisabeth my wife 
have hereunto set our hands & Seals this ninth day of July 
in the sixth Year of his Majesties Reign Anno Domini One 
thousand seven hundred & twenty 
Signed Sealed & delivered William Godsoe ( seal ) 

in the presence of us Elisabeta C Godsoe ( seal ) 

W m Kelly CI v ' 

W m Pepperrell jim* y Qpk J^ZTy 9» 1720 This 

Day the above named William 
Godsoe & his wife Eliz a both per- 
sonally appeared before me the 
Subscriber One of his Majestjes Jus- 
tices of the peace for s d County & ac- 
knowledged all the foregoing Instrument 
to be their free Act & Deed 

W m Pepperrell Jus pac s 
January the 5 th 1724/5. Recorded according to the Orig- 
inal Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all people to whom this Deed of sale may come I 
Abraham Preble of York in the County of York 
sq' Pre>ie . q ^ e province of the Massachusetts Bay in New 
aw Goodwin Eng iand Esq r send greeting Know ye y 1 1 the s d 
Abraham Preble for & in Consideration of Ten pounds & 
ten shillings Money to me in hand paid by Abiel Goodwin 
of s d York Mason at & with the Receipt whereof I do ac- 
knowledge myself there with fully paid satisfied & contented 
& do hereby acquit Exonerate & discharge the s d Abiel 
Goodwin & his Heirs & Assigns for the Payment thereof & 
have given granted bargained sold aliened enfeoffed & con- 
veyed And do by these presents give grant bargain sell 
aliene enfeoffs & Convey & fully freely & absolutely make 
over & confirm unto the s d Abiel Goodwin & his Heirs & 
Assigns forever One certain Island of Upland lying & being 
within the Township of s d York And is situate upon the 
North west side of the Beach or sea-wall that lieth between 
the long Sands & the Barberry Marsh so called known by the 
name of the great Island and containeth three or four Acres 
be the same more or less the which s d Island was laid out to 
the s d Abraham Preble Decemb r y e 16 th in the Year 1713 



Book XI, Fol. 178. 

And is bounded by the said Barberry Marsh as the Up- 
land lieth all round as p the Return of said Island on the 
Records of s d York Reference thereunto being had may 
plainly appear together with all the Rights Titles Priviledges 
appurtenances Advantages & Immunities belonging to the 
same or any ways appertaining both of Wood undergrown 
Wood [178] Timber Trees standing lying being or remaining 
thereon unto him the said Abiel Goodwin & his Heirs & 
Assigns forever To have & To hold & quietly & Peaceably 
to use & enjoy the same as a good & sure Estate in Fee 
simple Moreover the s d Abraham Preble doth for himself 
his Heirs Executors & Administrators Covenant & engage & 
promise to & with the s d Abiel Goodwin & his Heirs & As- 
signs that the before granted & demised premises are free & 
clear & freely & clearly acquited & discharged from all other 
and former Gifts Grants Bargains Sales Rents Rates Dow- 
ries Mortgages or any other Incumbrances whatsoever as 
also from all future Claims Challenges Demands Distur- 
bances Lawsuits Executions or Molestations whatsoever And 
Furthermore I the s d Abraham Preble doth untill the En- 
sealing & Delivery hereof Avouch my self to be the true 
sole & proper Owner of the before granted & demised prem- 
isses & have good Right & lawful Authority to sell & dis- 
pose of the same as afores d And that from & after the Date 
hereof warrant & defend the same against the lawful Claims 
or Demands of any Person or Persons whatsoever unto the 
s d Abiel Goodwin and his Heirs or Assigns In Witness 
hereof I the s d Abraham Preble have hereunto set my Hand 
& Seal this sixteenth Day of November in the Year of our 
Lord One thousand seven hundred & twenty two in the 
ninth Year of the Reign of our sovereign Lord George King 
of Great Brittain &c Abra m Preble ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & delivered York sc/ April y e 2 d 1723 

in the Presence of us Abra m Preble Esq r above 

Thomas Card named acknowledged the fore- 

Nath 11 Freeman going Instrument in Writing 

to be his Act & Deed 
Before Jos : Hamond J. pac s 
Jan ry 5 th 1724/5 Recorded from the Original Examined 

by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Book XI, Fol. 178. 

Know all men by these presents that I John Spinney of 
Kittery in the County of York in New England 
Jn °|P inney Weaver In Consideration of my Brother Jere- 
jeremiah - m i a h Spinney of the same place aboves d his grant- 
's ing Exchanging &, confirming unto me my heirs and 
E |s assigns forever all that thirty two acres of land 
g « ST which He the said Jeremiah spinney purchased of 
B* 1^ my father M r Samuel Spinney as appears by his deed 
| | § of Sale bearing date the second day of March one 
j| « S thousand seven hundred and twenty twenty one — 
3 •§ s which said thirty two acres of land he hath given me 
* s- and delivered a deed of sale bearing date with these 



•& 



o J ^ presents which is to my full content and satisfaction 
g, Sc have given granted set over aliened infeoffed and 
£; ^ g confirmed and by these presents do give grant and 
| |w forever confirm unto my abovesaid brother Jeremiah 
1°lf Spinney his heirs and assigns for ever all y* tract of 
o§|3 land that my aforesaid father conveyed unto me as 
§2,$! appears by his deed of conveyance to me bearing 
o-SiS © | date the twenty third day of July one thousand seven 
t«s p ? p hundred sixteen reference thereunto being had may 



§£3 more at large appear together with all the housing 
"j£ orchard gardens fences appurtenances and prive- 
cLSgi 1 ! ^dges standing or appertaining to said tract of land 
»— ^0-2. containing fifteen acres as appears by said deed the 
"2 1 p boundaries thereof set forth in the above said deed 
' To have & to hold all the abovesaid tract of Land 
housing ochard Garden fences with all the appurtenances 
and priveledges whatsoever thereto belonging or in any wise 
appertaining thereto the said lands or housing to him the 
said Jeremiah Spinney and his assigns and I the said John 
Spinney do for my self and my heirs covenant to and with 
the said Jeremiah Spinney and his heirs and assigns that the 
premises are free from all incumberances whatsoever and 
that I am the true and proper owner thereof — and have 
full power and lawfull authority to dispose of the premises 
as abovesaid the peaceable possession thereof to warrant 
and forever defend the same agaist all persons whatsoever 
laying a lawfull claim thereunto In witness whereof I have 
hereunto set my hand and seal this fifth day of March one 
thousand seven hundred and twenty one twenty two. There 
are nine words interlined between line the nineteenth and 
twentieth viz [To him the said Jeremiah Spinney and his 
assigns] before signing and sealing Hi8 M ark 

John ^Spinney (seal) 



Book XI, Fol. 178. 

I Patience Spinney do by these Presents render up all my 

Right of Thirds and power of Dowry to the abovesaid land 

to Jeremiah Spinney Witness my hand and seal 

Signed and sealed in the „ . . Her gark . 

& /• , ±u~ Patience bpinney ( seal ) 

presence or us the l J V ) 

Subscribers Ou 

Richard Gowell York sc/ March 26 th 1722 

Robert Durch John Spinney abovenamed 

William Godsoe acknowledged this Instru- 

ment to be his act and deed 
Cor Jos Hamond J. Pac s 
January 5 th 1724/5 recorded according to the Original 

by Jos : Moody Reg r 



To all Christian People to whom these presents may come 
sam»Bragdon greeting know ye that I Samuel Bragdon Jun r 

to of York in the County of York in the Province 

1 ° of the Massachusetts Bay in New Englang Mari- 

ner for divers good causes and considerations me thereunto 
moving have remised released and forever quitclaimed and 
by these presents for my self and my Heirs do fully clearly 
and absolutely remise release and forever quitclame unto 
Joseph Hoult and Samuel Sewall of York aforesaid Yeoman 
in their full and peaceable possession and seizin and to their 
heirs and assigns forever all such right Estate Intyrest Title 
and Demand whatsoever as I the Said Samuell Bragdon had 
or ought to have in or to all that Tract or Parcell of Land 
situate lying and being in the Tow T ship of York on the south- 
west side of York River Butted and bounded as is specified 
in two grants from the Town of York afores d the one at a 
legal Town Meeting Holden at York March 17 th 1702/3 
and the other at a legal town Meeting held at York March 
6 th 1710/11 both of the said Grants to my father Samuel 
Bragdon of York aforesaid and by him the said Land was 
made over to me by a deed of Gift under his hand and 
seal bearing date January 31-1721/2 as by said grants and 
deed reference being thereunto had may more fully appear. 
To have and to hold the said tract of Land with all the Prive- 
ledges and appurtenances thereunto belonging unto the-saide 
Joseph Holt and Samuel Sewall their sole use and behoof & 
to their heirs and assigns forever so y l neither the said Sam- 
uel Bragdon Jun r Nor his lieirs nor any persor or Persons 
whatsoever for him or them or in his or their names or in the 
name right or stead of any of them shall or will by any way 



Book XI, Fol. 179. 



or means hereafter have claime challenge or demand any 
estate Right Title or Interest of in or to the Premises or any 
part or parcel thereof But from all and every action right 
title estate interest and demand of in or to the premises or 
any part or parcel thereof they and every of them shall be 
utterly excluded and debared by these Presents And also 
the said Samuel Bragdon Jun r and his heirs the said parcel 
of Land with the appurtenances to the said Joseph Holt and 
Samuel Sevvall their heirs and assigns to their own proper 
use and uses in manner and form afore specified against their 
heirs and assigns and every of them shall warrant and for- 
ever defend by these Presents In Witness whereof the above- 
nam d Samuel Bragdon hath hereunto set his hand and seal 
this eighteenth day of June Anno Dom 1 1724 And In the 
Tenth Year of the Reign of our sovereign Lord George by 
the grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King 
Defender of the Faith &c Sam 11 Bragdon ( seal ) 

Siffn d Seal d and Deliver d York sc/ York January y e 5 th 



1724 Samuel Bragdon within 
mention personally appear d and 
acknowledged the w th in written 
Instrument to be his voluntary act 
and deed 
before me Joseph Hill Justi Pac s 
January y e 5 th 1724/5 recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



In Presence of us 
Caleb Boyiton 
John Davis 
Joseph Moodey 



To all people to whom these presents shall come Greeting 
Know ye that I Samuel Bragdon of York in 
To^his . son g< the County of York Coaster for Divers good 
Samuel Causes & Considerations me thereunto moving 

but more especially for & in Consideration of the Sum of 
thirty pounds money to me in Hand well & truly paid or 
otherwise to my full satisfaction secured by my Son Samuel 
Bragdon jun r of s d York Coaster have given granted bar- 
gained sold aliened conveyed & confirmed & by these pres- 
ents do fully freely & absolutely give grant bargain sell 
aliene convey & Confirm unto the s d Samuel Bragdon jun r 
a certain Parcell of Marsh situate lying and being in the 
Township of York on the South west Side of the North west 
Branch of York River [179] Which the s d Samuel Bragdon 
Sen r purchased of Henry Wright as by a Deed of Sale under 
his Hand & Seal bearing Date August the tenth in the Year 
of our Lord One thousand six hundred Ninety & Nine re- 



Book XI, Fol. 179. 

corded with the Records of Deeds in the County of York 
Lib 6 fol 128 reference thereunto being had may more fully 
appear together w th the boundaries thereof To have & to 
hold y c said parcel of Marsh containing two acres and an 
half be the same more or less together with all the Prive- 
ledges appurtenances and commodities thereunto belonging 
or in any wise appertaining unto him the said Samuel Brag- 
don Jun r his heirs and assigns for ever To his and their own 
proper use benefit and behoofe forever And I the said Sam- 
uel Bragdon sen r for my self my heirs and executors and 
administrators to and with the said Samuel Bragdon Jun r 
his heirs and assigns do Covenant and agree that before the 
ensealing of these Presents I am the true sole and lawfull 
owner of the above bargain* premises and am seized and 
possessed of the same in mine own proper right as a good 
perfect and absolute estate of Inheritance in Fee Simple and 
have in my self full power good right and lawfull authority 
to grant Bargain sell convey and confirm the same in man- 
ner as abovesaid and that the said Samuel Bragdon Jun r 
shall and may from time to time and att all times forever 
hereafter lawfully peaceably and quietly by force and virtue 

of these Presents have hold use occupy 

possess an En-joy the Premises free and clear and freely and 
clearly exonerated acquitted and discharged of from all and 
all manner of former or other gifts grants bargains sales 
leases Mortgages wills entails joyntures dowries judgments 
executions incumbrances and extents. Moreover I the said 
Samuel Bragdon sen r for me my heirs executors and admin- 
istrators do covenant promise and grant the above demis d 
premises to the said Samuel Bragdon Jun r forever hereafter 
from all and every person or persons by these presents to 
warrant secure and defend In Witness whereof the above 
nam d Samuel Bragdon sen 1- hath hereunto set his hand and 
seal this fifth day of January in the year of our Lord one 
thousand seven Hundred and twenty four fiue and in the 
Eleventh Year of King Georges Reign over Great Britain &c 
Signed Sealed and delivered Note The word [Wright] be- 
In the Presence of us tween the thirteenth and four- 

Nich Morrell teenth line on the other page 

Joseph Young was interlined before signing and 

Solomon Holmon sealing Samuell Bragdon ( seal ) 
York Sc/ The within named Samuell Bragdon Sen r Per- 
sonally appear* before me the Subscriber one of his Majesties 
justices of the peace for the County of York and acknowl- 
edged the within written Instrument to be his voluntary act 
and deed York January 5 th 1724/5 

Sam 11 Came Jus Pes e 



Book XI, Fol. 179. 

January y e 5 th 1724/5 recorded according to the original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Know all men by these presents that I James Mussey of 
Arundel in the County of York in the Province 

JamesMussey rf ^ Massachusetts bfiy in New England YeO- 

Ainson Brown m , m f or diverse good causes and good considera- 
tions me hereunto moving but more especially for and in 
Consideration of the full and just sum of seventeen Pounds 
and five shillings to me already paid in passable money of 
New England by the hand of Allison Brown of the Town and 
County abovesaid the receipt whereof I the said James Mussey 
do acknowledge and am therewith fully satisfied contented 
and paid have therefore given granted Bargain* 1 and sold set 
over delivered and confirmed and do by these presents fully 
freely and absolutely give grant bargain sell alienate assign 
sett over deliver and confirm unto Allison Brown of Arun- 
dell in the Count}' of York in the Province of the Massa- 
chusetts bay in New England Yeoman a certain parcel of 
Land in the Township of Arundel containing the whole of 
the Island known and formerly called by the name of Trots 
Island In the Township of Arundel being the great Island 
that lyeth to the Northeast of the Harbour called the foil} 7 

harbour in Cape porpus as the said Island •■ 

is taken in the points thereof to fill up the coves in^said Is- 
land and all the Island adjoinig to said Island called the 
cape Island lying to the Eastward of said Island containing 
three acres and an half thereof all which said whole of the 
abovesaid Island and the whole of the cape Island containeth 
by estimation thirty acres be the same more or less — unto 
the said Allison Brown his heirs executors and administra- 
tors and assigns forever to have and to hold and peaceably 
to enjoy the said whole of both Islands as it is above ex- 
pressed with all and every part and parcel thereof with all 
the Priveledges and appurtenances of what nature or kind 
soever or thereunto belonging or any wayes appertaining 
free and clear from all former incumberances of what nature 
or kind soever so that the said Bargain d premises shall be 
and remain unto the whole and sole proper use benefitt and 
behoofe of the said Allison Brown his heirs executors ad- 
ministrators and assigns forever as a sure and absolute an 
estate of inheritance in fee Simple And I the said James 
Mussey for my self my heirs Executors and assigns do cov- 
enant promise and engage to and with the said Allison Brown 

Book xi. 38 



Book XI, Fol. 179. 



his heirs executors administrators and assigns for ever to 
defend the said Bargain 11 premises against all and all manner 
of person or persons laying any lawfull claim thereunto will 
warrant and forever defend the same in witness and confir- 
mation hereof I bind my self my heirs executors administra- 
tors firmly by these Presents in witness hereof I have here- 
unto set my hand and fix 1 my seal this twenty fourth day of 
September in the Year of our Lord one Thousand seven 
hundred and twenty and three Anno Dom* 1723 
Signed Sealed and Df James Mussey ( seal ) 

in Presents of us York sc/ York January y e 5 th 1724 

Jabez Dorm a n y n the above named James 

Mussey personally appeared and ac- 
knowledged the above written In- 
strument to be his free act and deed 
before me Joseph Hill Jus : Peace 
January y e 6 th 1724/5 recorded according to the original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Ephraim Wids 
Humphrey Dearing 



To all People to whom this Present deed or instrument in 
Jno Rogers writing shall come John Rogers of Kittery in the 

toduislS hton County of York in the Province of the Massa- 
chusetts bay in New England Clerk and Susan- 
nah his wife sendeth greeting Know Ye that the said John 
Rogers and Susannah Rogers for and in consideration of the 
sum of thirty five Pounds in good bills of Credit to them in 
hand paid or secured in y e law to be paid by John Leighton 
and Tobias Leighton both of the same Town County and 
Province aforesaid Yeoman the rec* whereof they do hereby 
acknowledge and themselves therewith fully Satisfied con- 
tented and Paid-have, given granted Bargain d sold alien d 
Enfeoffed conveyed and confirmed and by these presents for 
themselues their Heirs Executors Administrators give grant 
bargain sell aliene Enfeoffe convey and confirm unto them 
y e Said John Leighton and Tobias Leighton their Heirs and 
assigns forever (as Tenants in common) one full third part 
of fifty acres of Land Situate lying and being in the Town- 
ship of Kittery aforesaid butted and bounded as follows 
viz 1 with Daniel fforguson and William ffurbish 8 Marsh so 
called on the North and John Frosts Land on y e East M rs 
Leightons ash Swamp on the South and the Land of Robert 
Harison on the west being an hundred and fourty rods in 
Length and fifty eight Rods in Breadth according as the 



Book XI, Fol. 180. 

same was laid out and bounded unto Elizabeth Leighton 

late of Kittery aforesaid Single Woman dec d as p the Rec- 
ords of the said Town of Kittery on the 29 th day of February 
1671 reference being thereunto had whereof she died siezed in 
fee, one third part thereof as above after her decease descend- 
ed and came to be the proper estate of her Sister Katharine 
Leighton afterwards Katharine Whipple the Mother of the 
abovesaid Susannah Rogers the Granter and now of right 
doth belong unto the said John and Susannah Rogers 
Together w th all and singular the Timber trees woods under- 
woods profits Priveledges & appurtenances thereto belonging 
or in any wise appertaining To have and To hold unto them 
the said John Leighton & Tobias Leighton their heirs and 
assigns for ever and to their own proper use benefit and 
behoofe from hence forth and forever-And the s d John 
[180] Rogers and Susannah Rogers for themselves their 
Heirs Executors and Administrators to and with the said 
John Leighton and Tobias Leighton their Heirs and assigns 
do covenant promise grant and agree in manner following 
Viz 1 That they the Said John Rogers and Susanna Rogers 
at the time of this Bargain and Sale and untill the ensealing 
and delivery hereof are the True and Lawfull owners of the 
afore Granted and Bargain d Premises and stand lawfully 
seized and possessed thereof in their or one of their own 
Proper right as a good perfect and absolute estate of Inheri- 
tance in fee Simple and have in themselves good right full 
power and Lawfull authority to sell and dispose of the Same 
as afores d And that the Said John Leighton and Tobias 
Leighton their Heirs and assigns shall and may from time 
to time and at all times forever hereafter by force and virtue 
of these Presents Lawfully peaceably and Quietly have hold 
use occupy possess and Enjoy y e Premisses aforesaid with 
the appurtenances freely and clearly acquitted and discharge 
from all manner of Incumberances whatever and y e s d John 
Rogers and Susannah Rogers their heirs Executors & Ad- 
ministrators unto them the said John Leighton and Tobias 
Leighton their heirs and assigns the above given and granted 
premises and every part thereof against themselves their 
heirs &c and against any of the heirs or assigns of the Said 
Katharine Whipple dec d and against the claims or demands 
of all and every other person or Persons whatsoever shall 
and will warrant secure and foreuer defend-In Witness 
whereof the said John Rogers and Susannah Rogers have 
hereunto set their hands and seals this fourth day of Janu- 
ary anno Domini one Thousand Seven Hundred and twenty 



Book XI, Fol. 180. 

four Annoq 1 ' Ri Rs Georgii Magne Brittanie &c Undecimo 
Sign* Seal d and deliver 4 John Rogers (seal ) 

In the Presence of us Susannah Rogers ( seal ) 

Jos : Hamond York sc/ January 4 th 1724 

Thomas Cutt M r John Rogers abovenam d 

Jos : Hamond Jun r and Susannah his Wife pson- 

ally appearing acknowledg d y e 
foregoing instrument to be their 
Voluntary act & deed 

Before Jos : Hamond J. Pac s 
January 5 th 1724/5 Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these presents shall come Greeting 
sam» Littiefleid now K now y e tna ^ I Samuel Littlefield of 
to Wells in the County of York in the province 

of the Massachusetts bay in New England 
Yeoman divers good causes and considerations me thereunto 
moving but especially for and in consideration of work to be 
done for me in cutting down and clearing a Swamp near to 
my dwelling house to the value of three Pounds by Noah 
Wilson of Wells aforesaid Planter as by Covenant or obli- 
gation of equall date with these Presents may more fully 
appear under hand and seal of said Noah Wilson I the 
abovesaid Sam 11 Littlefield have given and granted and do 
by these Presents give grant Bargain sell alienate enfeoffe 
make over and confirm unto Noah Wilson abovesaid a cer- 
tain tract of Land of twenty five acres be it more or Less, 
that is to say all my right title and Interest therein bounded 
as followeth viz* Beginning at a Pitch Pine Tree marked 
with the Letter E by Kenebunk River and from said Tree 
to run down the River to a black ash tree in the next Gul- 
ley to the aforesaid Pitch Pine and from said Black ash to 
run on a south west line to the utmost bounds of said Little- 
fields Lot of Land and from thence to run on a Northwest line 
till it comes parallel to the Pitch Pine first mentioned viz 1 
untill a North East Line will strike the said Tree The which 

parcel of Land lying in the Town of Wells near Kenebuck 
River bounded and estimated as aforesaid excepting four 
rods which I reserve by the River side the whole breadth of 
said Land and two Rods more thrO said Land by the house 
where Noah Wilson now lives for conveniency of highways 
for my self my heirs and successors I the abovesaid Sam 11 



Book XI, Fol. 180. 

Littlefield (viz — all my right title & interest therein) do 
assign and make over from me my heirs executors or admin- 
istrators to the aforesaid Noah Wilson his heirs executors 
administrators or assigns To have and To hold as a free and 
clear estate in Fee Simple for ever And I the abovesaid 
Sam 11 Littlefield do for my self my Heirs Executors and ad- 
ministrators covenant and Promise To and with the above- 
said Noah Wilson his heirs Executors administrators and 
assigns that they shall and may hereafter from time to Time 
and at all times use occupy possess and Enjoy the above- 
granted Land (Excepting y e six rods for the two wayes as 
before excepted without any Lett suit denial Challenge 
claim or Demand for time to come from me my heirs Exec- 
utors administrators or assigns for ever. In Testimony w r of 
I the Said Sam 11 Littlefield have hereto sett my hand and 
Seal the Twelth day gf June Anno Domini one Thousand 
Seven Hundred Twenty and Two In the Eigth Year of the 
Reign of our Sovereign Lord George by the Grace of God 
of great Britain France and Ireland King &c 1722 
Signed Sealed and delivered Samuel Littlefield 9 

In Presence of us Frances 

Henry Haddocks Her V Mark . 

James Clark /*■ • 

Hannah Wells Littlefield 

Wells Decern' 29 th 1724 York Sc/ 
The abovenamed Samuel Littlefield 
Personally appear d before me the 
Subscriber one of his Majesties Jus- 
tices of the Peace for said County and 
acknowledged the above written deed or 
Instrument to be his Act and Deed 

John Wheelwright 
January y e 6 th 1724 Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People To whom these Presents shall come Know 
ye that I Joseph So ward ot York in the County 
° S To ay '"" of York within liis Majesties Province of the 
w-peppeneii Massachusetts bay In New England Millright 
have for and in consideration of the summ of Two Hundred 
Pounds current money of New England to me in hand well 
and truly made by William Pepperrell of Kittery in the 
County of York aforesaid Merch* the Receipt whereof to full 
content and Satisfaction I do hereby acknowledge and my 



Book XI, Fol. 181. 

self therewith fully contented and Paid and thereof and of 
every part and Parcel do acquit and discharge the Said 
William Pepperrel his Heirs and assigns forever ; have given 
granted bargain d and sold & do by these Presents fully 
freely and Absolutely give grant bargain and sell unto the 
Said William Pepperell his Heirs and assigns for ever one 
Messuage or Tract of Land lying and being in the Said Town 
of York containing by Estimation three acres of Land be 
the same more or less It being the whole Tract of Land 
which I bought of Noah Peck as appears by a deed under his 
hand and seal bearing date the 13 th of April 1720 It being 
the whole of that Tract of Land whereon I now dwell to- 
gether with all the houses barns Warffs wharehouses and all 
the Priveledges & appurtenances thereunto belonging or in 
wayes appertaining To have and To Hold unto him the said 
William Pepperrell his heirs and Assigns for ever : To His 
and their only proper use benefit and behoof forever and I 
the said Jo's So ward before signing and sealing hereof do 
avouch my self to be the True sole and Lawfull owner of all 
the aforegranted and Bargain d Premisses and have [181] In 
my Self good right full power and Lawfull authority to Give 
Grant Bargain Sell and dispose of the Said Granted and 
Bargained Premises as aforesaid Furthermore I the Said 
Joseph Soward for my Self my Heirs Executors and admin- 
istrators doth Covenant Promise and Grant to and with the 
Said William Pepperrell his Heirs Executors administrators 
and assigns that we will warrant Secure and defend all the 
abovesaid Tract of Land Houses Barns Wharehouses Warffs 
and all the Priveledges and appurtenances to the Same be- 
longing or any ways appertaining To him the Said William 
Pepperrell his heirs and assigns for Ever against all Person 
or Persons whatsoever and Mary Saward wife of Me the Said 
Jo's Sayward doth by these Presents willingly give yield up 
and Surrender unto him the W m Pepperrell his Heirs and 
assigns forever all her Right of Dowry or Power of Thirds 
of In and unto the aforegranted and bargained Premisses — 
Its agree d and concluded upon before the Signing and seal- 
ing hereof that if the Said Joseph Soward or his heirs Exec- 
utors or administrators shall well and Truty pay or cause to 
be paid unto the aforesaid William Pepperrell or his certain 
atturney Heirs Executors administrators or assigns the full 
whole and Just summ of two Hundred Pounds Current 
Money of New England at on or before this day five years 
with the Lawfull Intyrest to be paid yearly That then this 
foregoing Instrument to be void otherwise to Remain in full 
force Strength and virtue — In Witness whereof I have 



Book XI, Fol. 181. 

hereunto set my hand and Seal this fourth day Nov r Anno 
Domini 1724 Joseph Sayward ( seal) 

Signed Sealed and Delivered Mary Sayward ( seal ) 

In Presence of York Sc/ January 5 th 1724 This 

Daniel Greenough day the abovenamed Joseph Say- 

Richard Cutt Jan 1 * ward Personally appeared before me 
Jn° Frost the Subscriber one of his Majesties 

Justices of y e peace for said County 
and acknowledge this foregoing Itstru- 
to be his free act and deed 

Samuel Cane 
York Sc/ January 6 th 1724 This day the abovenam 11 Mary 
Sayward personally appear d before me The Subscriber one 
of his Majesties Justices of y e Peace for said County and 
acknowledg d this above to be her free act and deed 

Samel Cane 
Jan ry y e 6 th 1724/5 Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all Christian People to whom these Presents may come 
o i tt , ^ Greeting Know Ye That I Solomon Holman of 

Sol: Holmon © - , . r* n t^ -r 1 -r» 

To Newberry in the County of Essex' In the Prov- 

ince of the Massachusetts Bay in New England 
Husbandman for the consideration of the Sum of Sixteen 
Pounds Curr" money of New England to me in hand paid 
by Pendleton .Fletcher of y e Town of Biddiford in the County 
of York yeoman the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowl- 
edge and that I am fully Satisfied therewith and thereof and 
of every part thereof do hereby acquit exonerate and dis- 
charge him the said Pendleton Fletcher his Heirs Executors 
and administrators forever by these presents have given 
granted remis d releas d and quitclaim d and by these Presents 
do remise release and forever quitclaim to him y e said Pen- 
dleton Fletcher and his Heirs & assigns forever in his quiet 
possession one tract of Land lying and being in the Town 
of of Beddeford aforesaid containing fifty acres be it more or 
less and also three acres of Salt marsh being in said Town 
both of which tracts were formerly by deed of sale under y e 
hand and Seal of Walter Penny well dulye Executed in the 
law granted bargained and Sold to the Said Fletcher and 
butted and bounded as in Said deed reference thereto being 
had may more plainly appear To have and To Hold the 
Premisses with all the Priveledges and appurtenances to 
the same appertaining or in any wise belonging unto him y e 



Book XI, Fol. 181. 

s d Pendleton Fletcher his Heirs and assigns forever— And I 
the Said Solomon Holmon for me my Heirs Executors and 
administrators by these Presents do Covenant & agree that 
He the said Pendleton Fletcher and his Heirs and assigns 
shall forever hereafter have hold occupy possess and Enjoy 
the Premisses and that he the said Holman and his Heirs 
and assigns by these Presents are barred and utterly excluded 
from any right Title or Property therein— In Testimony 
whereof I have hereto sett my hand and seal the Seventh 
day of January in y e Eleventh year of the Reign of our 
Sovereign Lord George of great Britain &c King Annoq r 
Domini 1724/5 Solomon Holman ( seal ) 

Signed Senled and delivered York Sc/ January y e 6 th 

In Presence of us . 1724/5 The abovenam d 

Joseph Moodey Solomon Holmon personally 

Thomas Phipps appeared before me the Sub- 

scriber one of his majesties Jus- 
tices of y e Peace for y e said 
County and acknowledg d y e above 
Instrument to be his act and deed 
Jos : Hill Jus* Peace 
January y e 7 th 1724/5 Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos Moodey Reg r 



To all To whom these Presents may concern Know ye 
sam» sewaii & that Sam 11 Sewall and Joseph Holt of York In 
miton°& c * ne County of York In the Province of Main on 
the one Party and Benjamin Hilton and Hannah 
Cole of Said York on the other Party have made a Division 
by Mutual consent and agreement of all that Land whereon 
they now live upon the Southwest Side of Said York River 
which was formerly in y e possession of William Hilton Late 
of Said York deceas d and the one half thereof Sold by Said 
Hilton unto Timothy Yeales Late of Said York deceas d — 
the other half mortgaged by Said Hilton unto M r Robert 
Eliot of New Castle In the Province of New Hampshire but 
not divided and since said Yeales his part purchased by Said 
Sewall and Holt and Said Elliots Half sold by him unto 
said Benj m Hilton and said Hannah Cole : The whole Place 
In Copartnership containing one Hundred and five Acres as 
p York Town book may appear Now the Division of Said 
Land is as followeth — That is to say the Said Sewall and 
Holt hath the upper part that is the North West side and is 
in breadth from y e Land that was formerly Andrew Everits 



Book XI, Fol. 182. 

South East fifty and two Poles and thence down to y e River 

on a Northeast point to y e Middle of a broad Cove about 

one Pole on y e South East side of a Little brook of Water 

where is a white oak stake marked on four sides and back 

into y e woods from thence as y e fence now stands next to 

said Benj m Hiltons Little House South west through to y e 

head of Said Lott where is a beach tree marked on four 

sides and y e Said Benjamin Hilton and Hannah Cole doth 

accept for their half y e Land on y e south East of said line 

and bounds above specified and In Witness thereof that they 

y e Said Samuel Sewall Joseph Hoult Benjamin Hilton and 

Hannah Cole will stand to and abide by this said Division 

as abovesaid they have hereto set their hands and seals this 

21 of March 1716/17 Sam 11 Sewall ( seal ) 

Samuel Bragdon Joseph Hoult (seal) 

Caleb Boyinton n ™ sMai * 

BenfV Hilton (seal) 

her Mark 

Hannah T Cole (seal) 

[182] York Sc/ February 7 th 1717/18 Benj m Hilton 
Hannah Cole Samuel Sewall Joseph Hoult Personally ap- 
peared before me The Subscriber and acknowledged the 
within writing to be their free act and deed 

Abra m Preble Jus : Peace 

January y e 8 th 1724/5 recorded according to the original 
Examined by Joseph Moodey Reg r 



To all Christian People to whom these Presents shall 
Mary Brown eorae greeting Know ye that Mary Brown of 
to her son Portsmouth in y e Province of New Hampshire 
in New England Widow for diverse s^ood causes 
and considerations her moving hath remised release and for- 
ever quitclaimed and by these Presents for herself and her 
heirs doth fully clearly and absolutely remise release and 
forever quitclaim unto her son Samuel Plaisted of Berwick 
in y e County of York In y e Province of y e Massachusetts 
bay in New England afores d Esq r in his full and peaceble 
possession and seizen and to his Heirs and assigns forever 
all such right Estate Title Interest and demand whatsoever 
as she y e Said Mary Brown had cr ought to have in or to all 
that y e Western saw in y e Saw mill Erected at quomphegan 
In Berwick aforesaid together with one moiety or half part 
of y e falls Damms flumes and streams with all y e appurte- 
nances and priveledges thereunto belonging (w ch Saw and 



Book XI, Fol. 182. 

Priveledge is the sume that the said Samuel Plaisted formerly 
bought of Elisha Cook Esq 1 " and which said Plaisted mort- 
gaged to said Cook which Mortgage Said Cook assign 41 over 
to said Mary Brown) To have and to hold all the aforesaid 
Premisses with all the appurtenances and Priviledges there- 
unto belonging or in any wise appertaining unto the said 
Samuel Plaisted his Heirs and assigns to the only use and 
behoof of y e Said Samuel Plaisted his Heirs and assigns for 
ever so that neither shee The Said Mary Brown nor her 
Heirs nor any other person or Persons for her or them or in 
her or their names or in the name right or stead of any of 
them shall or will by any way or means hereafter have claim 
challenge or demand any estate right title or interest of in 
or to the Premisses or any part or parcel thereof but from 
all and every action right Estate Title Interest and demand 
of In or to the Premisses or any part or Parcel thereof they 
and every of them shall be utterly excluded and barred for 
ever by these Presents and also the Said Mary Browne and 
her Heirs the Premisses with y e appurtenances to the Said 
Sam 11 Plaisted his Heirs and assigns To his and their own 
proper use and uses In manner and form afore specified 
Against their Heirs and Assigns and every of them shall 
warrant and forever defend by these Presents In Witness 
whereof the Said Mary Brown hath hereunto set her hand 
and seal the Thirteenth day of October In y e Eleventh Year 
of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George by y e grace of 
God of Great Britain France and Ireland King Defend 1 " of 
y e faith &c Annoq r Domini 1724 Mary Brown ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed and delivered Portsmouth 8 r 21 sd 1724 

in Presence of M rs Mary Brown appear - 

Clement Hughes ing before me acknowledg 1 

Benjamin Lebby y e above and within written 

Mehitable Butler Instrument to be her act and 

deed R Nibird 11 Jus p s 

January y e 14 th 1724/5 Recorded according to y e original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People To whom these Presents shall come Greet- 
SamU pi ais ted ™p K now y e That I Samuel Plaisted of Ber- 

t* ^T?^^ fc ^ w i°k 1° y e County of York In y e Province of 

Benj Libby & Com , , , J . ,/. . >T ' * . „ 

the Massachusetts bay in .New England Esq r 
for and in consideration of y e sum of four hundred Pounds 
Currant Money of New England To me in hand paid by 
Benjamin Libby Richard Lord Samuel Lord and James 



Book XI, Fol. 182. 

Frost all of Berwick aforesaid Yeoman The Receipt whereof 

I do hereby acknowledge and my self therewith fully 

Satisfied and contented and thereof and of every part and 
Parcel thereof do exonerate acquit and discharge y e Said 
Benjamin Libby Richard Lord Sam 11 Lord and James Frost, 
and each of them their and each of their Heirs Executors 
Administrators for ever by these presents have given granted 
Bargained sold alien d Conveyed & Confirm* 1 and by these 
presents do fully freely and absolutely give grant Bargain 
sell aliene Convey and confirm unto them the said Benjamin 
Libby Richard Lord Samuel Lord and James Frost their 
Heirs & assigns forever all my right In the Western saw in 
y e Saw mill Erected at Quamphegan In Berwick aforesaid 
together with one Moiety or half part of y e falls damms flumes 
and streams with all y e appurtenances and Priveledges there- 
unto belonging (which saw is y e same that I bought of Elisha 
Cook Esq r ) To have and To Hold the said granted and bar- 
gain 41 premisses with all the appurtenances priveledges & 
Commodities to y e same belonging or in any wise appertain- 
ing to them y e s d Benjamin Libby Rich d Lord Sam 11 Lord 
and James Frost their Heirs and assigns in Equall Quarter 
or fourth parts forever to their and each of their own proper 
use benefitt and behoof in equall quarter or fourth parts as 
aforesaid for ever And I the said Samuell Plaisted for me 
my Heirs Executors Administrators do covenant and Promise 
and grant to and with the said Benj a Libby Ric d Lord Sam 11 
Lord and James Frost their Heirs and assigns that before y e 
ensealing hereof I am y e True Sole and Lawfull owner of y e 
Above bargain* 1 Premisses and am lawfully seiz d and possess d 
of y e same In mine own proper right as a good perfect and 
absolute of Inheritance in Fee Simple and have in my self good 
right full power and lawfull authority to Grant Bargain sell 
Convey and confirm said Bargain d premisses in manner as 
aforesaid And that y e said Benj a Libby Rich d Lord Sam 11 
Lord and James Frost their Heirs and assigns shall and may 
from time to time and at all times forever hereafter by force 
and virtue of these presents lawfully peacebly and quietly 
have hold use occupy and enjoy y e said Demis d and Bargain d 
premisses with y e appurtenances free and clear and freely 
and clearly acquitted exonerated and discharg d of and from 
all and all manner of former or other Gifts grants Bargains 
Sails Leases Mortgages Wills Entails Joyntures Dowries 
Judgments Executions Incumberances and extents — Fur- 
thermore I y e s d Sam 11 Plaisted for my self my Heirs Execu- 
tors administrators do Covenant and Engage y e above demis d 
premisses to them y e said Benj a Libby Rich d Lord and Sam 11 



Book XI, Fol. 183. 

Lord and James Frost their Heirs and assigns ag l y e lawful 

claims or demands of any Person or Persons Whatsoevei 

forever hereafter to warrant secure and defend In Witness 

whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the fourteen tl 

day of Octo r In y e Eleventh yeare of y e Reign of our Sover 

eign Lord George by y e grace of God of Great Brittaii 

France and Ireland King Defender of y e faith &c Annoq 

Domini 1724 Sam 11 Plaisted ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed and delivered Portsmouth 8 br 21 st 172-: 

In Presence of Sam 11 Plaisted appearing 

Test 8 Ellis Haskess before me acknowledg d y 

Clement Hughes above and w th in Instrumen 

Mehetable Butler to be his act and deed 

R Nibird Jus. Pac s 
January 24 th 1724/5 recorded according to y e Origina 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



[183] This Indenture made y° twetieth day of January 
Edw^Bromfleid Anno Domini one Thousand seven hundrec 
„ & and twenty four five Annoq Ri His Georgi 

Mary Brown __ _ . , J . n TT , . * % . o 

Mag : Britannia &c Undecimo between Ed ware 
Bromfield of Boston in y e County of Suffolk and Provinc* 
of y e Massachusetts Bay In New England Esq r attorney 
of Jacob Cole Rector of y e Parish of Swyre and vicar o 
Totterfratrum and Windsor Eagle in y e County of Dorset 
in Great Britain on y e one part and Dame Mary Brown o 
Portsmouth in y e Province of New Hampshire in New Eng 
land aforesaid — Widow Relict and sole executrix of y e Las 
will and testament of her former husband Ichabod Plaistec 

late of Berwick in y e Prov 

ince of y e Massachusetts Bay aforesaid Esq r deceas d ofy 
other part Whereas y e Said Ichabod Plaisted purchased ii 
his life time of y e said Edward Bromfield in his Capacity o 
atturney aforesaid in and by a certain deed one sixth par 
of a certain tract or tracts of land lying Situate in Berwicl 
in y e County of York — Betwixt Quamphegon and Salmoi 
falls and of y e falls at Quamphegon and y e mill or mill 
standing thereon and right of all y e lands In Berwick afore 
said and Kittery below y e said falls adjoying to Sturgeoi 
Creek with y e rights members and appurtenances therec 
w ch Lands & Premisses y e said Mary Brown has lately by ai 
Instrument in writing granted surrendered and yeilded unt 
y e said Edward Bromfield To be holden by him his Heir 
and assigns as in his first and former estate And Whereas v 



Book XI, Fol. 183. 

Said Edward Bromfield did Dot amove and eject The Tennants 
in possession of y e said premisses out and from y c same at 
y e time of his passing' y e said recited deed conformable to y e 
Said Power of Attorney from y e said M r Cole but intirely 
omitted y e Same Now therefore this Indenture Witnesseth 
that y e said Edward Brumfeild in his said Capacity for him- 
self his Heirs Executors and administrators Doth hereby 
Covenant grant and agree to and with y e Said Mary Brown 
Her Heirs Executors & Administrators that he y e said 
Edward Brumfield his Executors administrators shall and 
will deliver surrender and give up y e afore recited 

deed of Surrender and also give and pass a good and suffi- 
cient Deed in y e law for all y e aforemention d Lands and Prem- 
isses unto y e said Mary Brown her Heirs and assigns forever 
recording to y e tenour form true intent and meaning of y e 
first recited deed made by the Said Edward Bromfield and 
that Immediately at and upon y e said Mary Brown 8 Ejecting 
y e Tenants now in possession of y e Said Lands and premis- 
ses In Witness whereof y e said Edward Bromfeild hath here- 
unto set his hand and seal y e day and year first w th in written 
Signed Sealed and delivered Edward Bromfeild ( seal ) 
In y e Presence of us Suffolk Sc/ Boston January 23 d 

Henry Dering 1724/5 Edward Bromfeild Esq r 

Jos : Marion personally appearing acknowledg d 

y e aforewritten Instrument to be his 
free act and deed 

Before me Danil Oliver J Pac s 
February 1 st 1724/5 Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People unto whom these presents shall Come Dame 

Mary Browne of Portsmouth In y e Province of 

From '""' New Hampshire In New England Widow Relict 

Mary Brown & ^ Execatrix of y e kst wiU and testament of 

her former husband Ichabod Plaisted Esq r Late deceas d 
sendeth greeting Know ye that 1 y e said Mary Browne for 
md in considertion of y e sum of five shillings — to me in 
aand paid by Edward Bromfeild of Boston in y e County of 
Suffolk and Province of y e Massachusetts bay in New Eng- 
iand aforesaid Esq r as attorney of Jacob Cole rector of y e 
Parish of Swyre and Vicar of Tollerfratrum and Windford 
Eagle in y e County of Dorsett in Great Brittain one Sixth 
part of a certain tract or tracts of Land lying Situate in 
Berwick in y e County of York in y e Massachusetts Province 



Book XI, Fol. 183. 

betwixt Quamphegon and Salmon falls and of y* falls at 
Quamphegon and y e mill or Mills standing thereon and right 
of all y e Lands in Berwick aforesaid and Kittery below y e 
said falls adjoining to Sturgeon Creek w ch y e said Edward 
Bromfield in his said Capacity of Attorney lately sold to y e 
said Ichabod Plaisted w ch was formerly y e estate of M r 
Thomas Broughton and all y e estate right title and Interest 
of me y e said Mary Browne and of y e said Ichabod Plaisted 
and his heirs of in or to y e same Premisses and all deeds 
writings & Evidences concerning y e same premisses to be 
Holden by y e said Edward Bromfield his Heirs and assigns 
in his said Capacity of Attorney in as full and ample manner 
and sort as th6 such deed of Conveyance had not been made 
and executed In witness whereof I y e said Mary Browne 
have hereunto set my hand and seal the eigth day of Janu- 
ary Anno Domini 1724/5 Annoq r Ri Rs Georgii Mag: Brit- 
anniee &c Undecimo Mary Browne (seal) 

Signed Sealed and deliv d Pro : of New Hampshire Portsm 
In the Presence of us Janu y 14 th 1724/5 Dame Mary 
Geo : Jaffrey Brown personally appearing Ac- 

Roger Plaisted knowledg d y e above Instrument to 

be her free act and deed 

before me Geo : Jaffrey J. Pac s 
Feb r 1 st 1724/5 Recorded according to y e Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



This Indenture of agreement made y e twenty first day of 

June Anno Domini one Thousand seven hun- 

& ' dred and twenty one Anno Ri Rs Magna Brit- 

PhilDumeresq ^^ & g ept0 between Qorlenius Waldo of 

Boston in y e County of Suffolk in y e province of y e Massa- 
chusetts Bay in new England Merc 1 on y e one part and 
Phi lle Dumaresq of Boston in New England aforesaid Mar- 
iner of y e other part w r as John Leveritt Elisha Cook and 
Nathaniel Hubbard Esq rs Hannah Davis Rebeca Loyd 
Widows Nathaniel Byfield Esq r and Sarah Byfield his wife 
John Bradford and Spencer Phips Esq rs have declared ad- 
mitted and allow d y e said Cornelius Waldo to be one of y r 
assignee 8 and associates in and to a certain tract of land sit- 
uate and being in y e Eastern parts of New England afore- 
said Containing by Estimation ten leagues from a certain 
place commonly call d and known by y e name of Muscongus 
into y e main land and ten leagues on y e sea coasts (be y e 
same more or less) w th all y e Islands within y e space of three 



Book XI, Fol. 184. 

miles of said lands or any of y m as fully described in y e Pa- 
tent or Grant from y e counsel establish' at Plimouth in y e 
County of Devon within y e Realm of England for planting 
ruling ordering and Governing New England in America 
bearing date y e thirteenth day of March in y c fifth Year of 
King Charles y e first Annoq r Domini 1629 with y e common 
seal of y e said Counsel y r to appendent and signed R War- 
wick w r in y e said tract of Land is granted unto John Beau- 
champ of London Gentleman and Thorn 8 Leverett of Boston 
in y e County of Lincoln Gentle" to y m and to y r Heirs asso- 
ciate and assigns and w r as y e said John Leveritt e 1 a ls in and 
by y r indenture of Agreement for settling and peopling of 
said tract of Land and for severall other considerations and 
Conditions & agreements made done and performed on y e 
part and behalf of y e severall assignee s and associates y r sev- 
erall respective Executors Administrators and assigns for 
ever in Equall right with y e ten proprietors and owners in 
said tract of land and Islands y e whole to be divided into 
thirty equall parts and no more whereof y e said Cornelius 
Waldo one of y e said Asngnee 8 and associate 8 as aforesaid 
hath one thirtieth part of said tract of Land and Islands 
assign d to him to be holden by him his Heirs and assigns for- 
ever as by y e said Indenture of Agreement bearing date y e 
fifteenth day of August last past Now This Indenture Wit- 
nesseth y l y e said Cornelius Waldo for y e Considerations and 
Conditions hereafter mention d to be made done and per- 
formed by y e said Phi 11 Dumaresq [184] hath and by these 
presents doth assign and make over unto y e said Phi 11 Dum- 
aresq his Heirs and assigns all his right and Intyrest in one 
full half part of one thirtieth part of said tract of said tract 
of Land and Islands granted unto y e said Cornelius Waldo 
with one half part of y e profits Priviledges and advantages 
what soever belonging to one thirtieth part of said tract of 
Land Called Muscongus and one half part of y e thirtieth 
part of Islands abovesaid To have and to hold said hereby 
assigned Premisses unto y e said Philip Dumaresq his Heirs 
and assigns to his and y r only proper use benefit and behoofe 
forever Provided always and upon Condition nevertheless y l 
y e said Phi 11 Dumaresq his Heirs Executors and administra- 
tors shall at all time and times hereafter well and faithfully 
do, act trans : act and accomplish and pform all and every 
matter and thing whatsoever covenanted and agree d to by y e 
said Cornelius Waldo in y e aforerecitcd Indenture by him to 
be done and performed as also by another instrument of 
agreement made Signed and sealed between Jahleel Brenton 
John Clark Sam 11 Browne Thorn 8 Fitch Adam Winthrop 



Book XI, Fol. 184. 

Sam" Thaxter Oliver Noyes Stephen Minott Thorn 8 West- 
brook and Anthony Stoddard Esq" Thorn 8 Smith Jn° Smith 
Jose Apple ton and Thorn 8 Fayerweather Henry Franklin 
Gilbert Bant and Benj a Bromston Will 1 " Clarke John Oulton 
Jonathan Waldo Cornelius Waldo and John Jeffryes who 
are y c twenty assignee 8 or associates who are to be at and 
bear y e whole Charge of erecting two sawmills and settling 
y e Premisses which Instrument bears date y e first day of 
September one Thousand seven hundred and nineteen refer- 
ence whereto may more fully appear excepting what y e said 
Cornelius Waldo May or shall chose or see cause to do or 
act in and by himself his attorney or Proxy his Heirs Exec- 
ctors administrators or assigns and y l y e s d Phi 11 Duraaresq 
his executors and administrators be at and shall defray and 
pay unto y e said Cornelius Waldo his Heirs Executors ad- 
ministrators or assigns y e whole and all and all manner of y e 
said Cornelius Waldo 8 part of Costs and Charges w ch is to 
be understood and intended y e full twentieth part of y e 
whole Charges w ch has been already paid by y e said Corne- 
lius Waldo or y l shall any ways accrue arise or be incumbent 
on him y e said Cornelius Waldo his Heirs Executors or 
administrators to pay in y e carrying on or bringing forward 
y e Settling two towns and erecting of two Saw mills on 
said Land as mentioned in y e aforerecited instrument or 
agreement and y l in Case y e said Phi 11 Dumaresq his Heirs 
Exce s or administrators shall neglect or refuse to pay y e 
whole or any part of such sum or sums of Money y* shall be 
incumbent on y e s d Cornelius Waldo his Heirs Executors 
administrators or assigns to pay for y e Commencing carrying 
forward and perfecting y e said design d settlements and Con- 
tinue so to do for y e space of three months after demand 
made by y e said Cornelius Waldo his Heirs Executors ad- 
ministrators or assigns y 1 then y e said Cornelius Waldo his 
his Heirs Execu 1 administrators or assigns shall hereby have 
full liberty and power to dispose or make sale of y e above- 
said Land and Islands w ch is hereby convey d to y e afore- 
named Phi 11 Dumaresq his Heirs Executors administrators 
and assigns or any part or parts of said Lands or such parts 
thereof as shall be necessary to discharge and pay him self 
and y e Surplussage thereof if any should happen shall be 
returned and pay d unto y e said Phi 11 Dumaresq or his legal 
representative and it is further agreed upon that y e said 
Phi 11 Dumaresq shall and will submit agree and consent unto 
all articles of Agreement votes or despositions of any part of 
y e said lands or Islands or other wise y* has been or shall be 
made or agree d unto between or by y e other or major part 



Book XI, Fol. 184. 

of y c associates or partners of said Lands To y c true Per- 
formance of this Present Condition y e said Cornelius Waldo 
doth hereby bind and oblige himself his Heirs Executors and 
Adminestratois unto y e Said Phi 11 Dumaresq his Heirs Ex- 
ecutors administrators and assigns in y e Sum and penalty of 
Five Hundred Pounds Current Money of New England 
firmly by these Presents In Witness whereof y e Parties to 
these Presents have hereunto Interchangeably set y r hands 
and Seals the day and year first above written 
Signed Seal d and deliver 41 Come 8 Waldo ( seal ) 

In Presents of us Suffolk Sc/ Boston June 21 st 1721 
Thorn 8 Smith M r Cornelius Waldo appear* 1 and ac- 

Eben Hunt knowledg 11 y e above Instrument to be 

his act and deed 

before me Sam 11 Cheekly Ju s Peace 
Nova Anglia November l mo 1721 Receiv d and recorded in 
y e Notary Publicks office In Boston Lib l mo Fol 1(30. 161. 
162. 163 p Jos : Marion Not rius Pub cas 

February y e 5 th 1724/5 Recorded according to y e original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Kittery Decern 1 " 21 st 1724 This day received of y e within 
named Joseph Young thirty eight Pounds Province bills 
which is in full satisfaction of y e foregoing Mortgage and I 
do for my self my heirs Executors & administrators acquit 
and discharge the said Jos : Young his Heirs Executors ad- 
ministrators and assigns In Witness whereof I have here- 
unto set my hand and seal y c day & year above mentioned 
Signed sealed and deliver 11 W m Pepperrell ( seal ) 

In Presence of York Sc/ Decem r 21 st 1724 

W m Pepperrell Jun r The abovenamed W m Pepper- 

John Bradbury fell Esq r This day personally 

appeared before me the Sub- 
scriber one of his Majesties Jus- 
tices of ye Peace for said County 
and acknowledged the above Instru- 
ment to be his free act and deed 

W m Pepperrell Jun r 

January y e 6 th 1724/5 Recorded from y e back side of a 

deed of Mortgage from y e Abovenam d Joseph Young to y e 

above named W m Pepperrell Esq r which is enter d in y e x th 

Book of Records for y e County of York Fol : 123 Examined 

by Jos Moodey Reg r 
Book xi. 39 



Book XI, Fol. 184. 

Know all men by these Presents that I James Mussey of 

James Mussey Arundel in y e County of York in the Province 

to of y e Massachusetts bay in New England Yeo- 

Allison ilrown /• t i r^ i j «i 

man tor divers good Causes and good conside- 
rations me hereunto moving but more Especially for & in 
Consideration of y e full and just sum of three Pounds Cur- 
rant passable money of this Province to me already paid by 
y e hand of Allison Brown of y° Town and County aforesaid 
in Consideration of w ch said sum of three Pounds as above- 
said y e receipt whereof I y e said James Mussey do acknowl- 
edge and am therew th fully satisfyed Contented and paid — 
have y r fore given granted bargained sold sett over delivered 
and Confirmed & do by these Presents fully freely & abso- 
lutely give grant bargain sell alienate assign sett over and 
deliver and Confirm unto Allison Brown of Arundel in y e 
County of York In y e Province of y c Massachusetts bay in 
New England Yeoman A certain Parcel of Land Situate and 
being in y e Township of Arundel as abovesaid containing by 
estimation one hundred Acres att y e deserts as it was granted 
unto my father Thomas Mussey by y e Town of Cape Porpus 
Now Called Arundell on y e 23 d day of June 1681 and as it 
standeth entred on Cape Porpus Town Record Reference 
thereunto being had will largely appear all w ch said hundred 
Acres of Land as above expressed unto y e said Allison 
Brown to him and his Heirs forever To have and To hold 
and peacebly to Enjoy y e s d Grant of one hundred Acres of 
Land att y e Desarts as its on y e Town Records w :h all and 
all y e Singular the Priveledges and appurtenances whatso- 
ever thereunto belonging — or any wayes appurtaining free 
and Clear from any incumberances of what nature and kind 
soever so y l y e said Bargained Premises shall be and remain 
unto y e whole and sole proper use benefitt and behoof — of 
him y e said Allison Brown him his Heirs Executors Admin- 
istrators and assigns forever — as a sure and absolute an 
estate of Inheritance in Fee Simple and I y e said James 
Mussey for my self my Heirs Executors administrators do 
Covenant Promise and Engage to and with y e said Allison 
Brown his heirs Exec 8 Adminis™ and assigns for ever to de- 
fend y e said Bargained Premisses against all and all manner 
of person or Persons laying any lawfull Claim y r unto will 
warrant and forever defend y e same In Witness and Confir- 
mation hereof I bind my self my Heirs Executor and ad- 
ministrators firly by these Presents in Witness whereof I 
have hereunto sett my hand and fix 1 my seal this twenty 



Book XI, Fol. 185. 

fourth clay of Septem r in y e year of our Lord one Thousand 
Seven hundred and twenty and three Anno Domini 1723 
Signed Sealed and DD James Mussey ( seal ) 

In Presence of us York Sc/ York January y e 5 th 1724 
John Dorman then y e Above named James Mussey 

Ephraim Wids psonally appeared and acknowledged 

y e above Instrument to be his own Vol- 
untary act and deed 

before me Joseph Hill Ju Peace 
January y e 6 th 1724/5 recorded according to y e Original 
Examined by Me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



[185] To all People to whom these Presents shall come 
Greeting Know y e That I Benjamin Preble of York in y e 
County of York In y e Province of y e Massachusetts bay In 
New England Yeoman for Divers good Causes and Consid- 
erations me thereunto moving and particularly for and in 
Consideration of three Pounds Current Money of New Eng- 
land to me in hand paid by John Sayword of Said York 
Yeoman and in Consideration of about an Acre of Marsh 
conveyed & confirmed to my well beloved son John Preble 
by said Jn° Sayword as by an Instrument under his hand 
and Seal bearing equal date with these presents may appear 
have given granted bargained sold alien d convey d and Con- 
firmed and by these Presents do freely fully and absolutely 
give grant bargain sell aliene convey and Confirm unto him 
y e said John Sayword his Heirs and assigns forever one 
Messuage or Tract of Land Situate lying and being in y e 
Township of York Containing Nine Acres be y e Same more 
or less being all y e Land that lieth between y e Land that 
was formerly Dedovah Hull s Now in y e possession of y e s d 
John Sayword and said Benjamin Prebles Homestead To 
have and To Hold y e said granted and Bargained Premisses 
w th all y e Priveledges appurtenances or Commodities to y e 
same belonging or in any wise appertaining to y e said John 
Sayword his Heirs and assigns To his and y r own Proper 
use benefitt and behoofe forever — And I y e said Benjamin 
Preble do Covenant and grant for me my Heirs Executors 
and administrators to and with y e said John Sayword his 
Heirs and Assigns that by force and virtue of these Presents 
he and they shall and may lawfully peacebly and quietly 
have hold use occupy possess and enjoy y e said Demised and 



Book XI, Fol. 185. 

Bargained Premisses free and clear and freely and clearly 
exonerated acquitted and discharged of from all former and 
other Gifts Grants Bargains Sails Leases Mortgages Wills 
Intails Joyntures Dowries Judgments Executions Incum- 
berances and Extents Whatsoever had made or done or 
suffered to be done by me y c said Benjamin Preble or by my 
Procurement Moreover I y e Said Benjamin Preble for me my 
Heirs Executors and administrators y e above demised and 
bargained Premises to y e said John Say word his Heirs and 
Assigns against y c Lawfull Claims and Demands of any Per- 
son or Persons from by or under me, or my Heirs, or y c 
Heirs of my Brother Abraham Preble Esq 1 " late of s d York 
deceased forever hereafter to warrant secure and defend In 
Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and Seal y e 
fourteenth day of January in y c year of our Lord one Thou- 
sand Seven Hundred and twenty four five and In y e Eleventh 
year of King George 8 Reign over great Brittain &c 
Signed Sealed and delivered The Words [to y e said 

In the Presence of us John Say word his Heirs 

Samel Came and assigns] on y e first page 

Joseph Moodey — and y e words [or Persons 

fm by] on y e last Page as also 
y e word [over] were interlin d 
before signing 

Benjemin Preble ( seal ) 
York Sc/ January y e 14 th 1724/5 The above named Ben- 
jamin Preble appeared before me y e Subscriber one of his 
Majestys Justices of y e Peace for y c said County and ac- 
knowledged y e fore going Instrument in writing to be his 
act and deed Samuel Came 

January y e 14 th 1724/5 recorded according to y e Original 
Examined by me Jos. Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come Greet- 
johnsavword ^ n c Know Ye that I John Say word of York in 

to y e County of York w th in his Majesty 8 Province 

of y e Massachusetts bay yeoman for divers good 
Causes and Considerations me thereunto moving but more 
especially for and In Consideration of ten acres of Upland 
be it more or less by y e Procurement of John Preble of 
York aforesaid Husbandman conveyed and confirmed unto 
me by Benjamin Preble y e father of said John Preble by an 
Instrument under his hand and seal of even date w th these 



Book XI, Fol. 185. 

Presents y e receipt whereof to my full satisfaction I do hereby 
acknowledge have given granted bargained sold aliened 
convey d and Confirmed & by these Presents for my self my 
Heirs Executors and administrators do freely fully and abso- 
lutely give grant bargain sell aliene convey and Confirm 
unto y e said John Preble a certain Parcel of Salt Marsh 
Situate lying and being in y e Township of York on y e South 
East side of y e Creek Commonly called y e new Mill Creek 
above y e great Bridge near y e said Benjamin Preble 8 house 

— being att y c Salt marsh on y e South East side of said 
Creek from said Bridge to a Red Oak Tree — and a white 
Birch tree both Marked on four sides standing nigh together 

— near said Sayword 8 Upland fence being in Quantity one 
acre be y e same more or less — To have and To Hold y e 
said Granted Marsh w tb all Priveledges and appurtenances 
to y e same belonging or in any wise appertaining unto y e 
Said John Preble his Heirs and assigns forever to his and 
their own Proper use benefitt and behoofe forever — More- 
over I y e Said John Sayword do Covenant and agree to and 
with y e said John Preble his Heirs and Assigns that before 
y e ensealing of these Presents I am the true Sole and lawfull 
owner of y e above granted and Bargained Premisses and am 
lawfully seized and possessed of y e same in mine own Proper 
right as a good perfect and absolute estate of Inheritance in 
Fee Simple and have in my self good right full power and 
lawfull authority to bargain and sell y e same in Manner as 
abovesaid — undy* y e said John Preble his Heirs and assigns 
shall and may from time to time and at all times forever 
hereafter by force and virtue of these Presents lawfully 
peacebly and quietly have hold use occupy possess and enjoy 
y e same free and clear & freely and clearly exonerated 
acquitted and discharg d of from all and all manner of former 
and other Gifts Grants Bargains Sales Leases Mortgages 
Wills Intails Joyntures Dowries Judgments Executions and 
Extents — Furthermore I y e Said John Sayword for me my 
Heirs Executors and administrators do Covenant Promise 
and agree to and w Ul y c said John Preble his Heirs and 
assigns y e above bargained Premisses for ever hereafter 
from me and my Heirs and y e Heirs of Cap 1 John Pickering 
late of Portsmouth deceased and all persons lawfully claim- 
ing or challenging fin by or under me or y m or any of y m to 
Warrant and forever defend In Witness whereof I y e said 
John Sayword have hereunto set my hand and seal y e four- 
teenth day of January in y c Eleventh year of King George 8 



Book XI, Fol. 186. 

Reign over Great Brittain &c and in y e Year of our Lord 
one Thousand seven hundred and twenty four five 
Signed Sealed and delivered The Words [to warrant 

In Presence of us and forever defend] were 

Samuel Came interim* 1 before signing 

Joseph Moodey John Say word ( seal ) 

York sc/ January 14 th 1724 The abovnam d John Say- 
word personally appear* 1 before me the Subscriber one of his 
Majesty 8 Justices of y e peace for y e said County and acknowl- 
edg d this Instrument to be his act and Deed 

Samuel Came 
January y e 14 th 1724/5 Recorded according to y e Original 
Examined by me Joseph Moodey Reg r 



To all People unto whom these Presents shall Come Sarah 
sar h &<Hannah Donnel anc ^ Hannah Donnel both of Boston in 
Donneii To y e County of Suffolk in New England Spinsters 
u i n»c Daughters of Thomas Donnell Late of York In 
y e County of York Twiner [186] Deceased send Greeting 
Know ye that for and In consideration of y e Sum of fourty 
Pounds to us in hand well and truly paid at and before y e 
delivery of these Presents by Nathaniel Donnel of York 
aforesaid Mariner We y e said Sarah Donnel and Hannah 
Donnel Have given granted and sold and by these Presents 
Do give grant sell convey and confirm unto y e said Nathaniel 
Donnell his Heirs and assigns for ever all our right estate 
Title Interest Inheritance Portion share and Proportion of 
in or to all such Lands or real Estate as our Honoured 
Father Thomas Donnell abovenain d Died Seiz d of Situate 
lying and being within y e Township of York aforesaid and 
all freehold rights Profits Priveledges and appurtenances 
thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and y e Re- 
versions and Remainders thereof To have and To hold y e 
said given and Granted Lands rights of Freehold and all 
other Profits Priveledges Members and appurtenances there- 
unto belonging or in any wise appertaining to him y e said 
Nathaniel Donnell His Heirs and assigns forever to his and 
their only sole and Proper use benefit and behoofe from 
henceforth & forevermore — And we y e said Sarah Donnell 
and Hannah Donnel Do Covenant for our Selves our heirs 
Executors and administrators To and with y e said Nathaniel 
Donnel his Heirs Executors Administrators and assigns by 
these Presents to Warrant and Defend y e Said Granted 
Land and Premisses unto him and them forever against y e 



Book XI, Fol. 186. 

Lawful I claims and Demands of all other Persons w m soever 
In Witness whereof y e Said Sarah Donnell and Hannah 
Donnell have hereunto put our hands and Seals this fifteenth 
day of January in y e Eleventh Year of y°- Reign of our Sov- 
ereign Lord King George over Great Brittain &c Annoq r 
Domini one Thousand Seven Hundred and Twenty four 
Signed Sealed and Deliver' 1 Sarah Donnell ( seal ) 
In Presence of us g^^ / Donne „ , ^ 

Ruth Cunningham // v ' 

Tim" Cunningham g£j*. y . day ^ year 

above written of our 
Brother Nathaniel Don- 
nell Fourty Pounds in full 
for y e abovegranted Premisses 
p us Sarah Donnell 

Hannah A Donnell 

her Mai'k 

Suffolk Sc/ Boston January y e 15 th 1724 Sarah Donnell 
and Hannah Donnell acknowledg d the afore written Instru- 
ment to be their tree act and deed 

before me Sam 11 Checkley J Pac s 

January y e 27 th 1724/5 recorded according to y e Original 
Examined by me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To' all People to whom these Presents shall Come Know 
jos: Houit y e ^ uat J ()Se P n Holt of York in y e County of York 

to within his Majesty s Province of y e Massachusetts 

bay in New England Yeoman haue for a Valu- 
able Consideration to me in hand well and truly paid by 
John Donnell of said Town and County Yeoman y e Receipt 
whereof to full Content and Satisfaction I do hereby ac- 
knowledge and my self therew th fully satisfyed Paid and 
Contented have Given Granted bargained and sold and do 
by these Presents fully freely and absolutely give Grant 
bargain and Sell unto y e Said John Donnell his Heirs and 
Assigns forever all my share part or Interest of y e Tract of 
Land w ch was formerly Thomas Donnell 8 late of said York de- 
ceas d w ch he formerly posses 1 and Improv d lying upon y e North 
East side of said York River it beii,g y* Lott of Land w ch y e 
Said Thomas Donnell dwelt and lived on and is now in y e 
possession of y e said John Donnell together w th all my right 
title and Interest to three acres of Marsh lying on y e North 
West branch of York River w ch was formerly y e said Thomas 
Donnells and now of right y e Sixth part of one half of afore- 



! 



Book XI, Fol. 186. 

said tract of Land and Marsh belongs to me To have and To 
hold y e said Sixth part of one half y e said lot of land and 
Marsh together w th one half y e Sixth part of y c appurte- 
nances Priveledges and Commodities to y c same belonging 
or in any wayes appertaining to him y e said John Donnell his 
Heirs and assigns for ever to his and y l only proper use ben- 
efitt and behoofe forever — Furthermore I y e Said Joseph 
Holt for my self my Heirs Executors administra- 
tors doth Covenant Promise and Grant to and w th y e said 
John Donnell his Heirs Executors administrators and assigns 
y 1 before y e Signing and Sealing hereof I am y e True sole 
and Lawfull owner of all y e aforegranted and bargained 
Premisses and that I have in my self good right full power 
and Lawfull authority to give grant Bargain sell and dispose 
of y e same as aforesaid and y l y e said John Donnell his Heirs 
Executors administrators or assigns shall and may from time 
to time and at all times forever hereafter by force and virtue 
of these Presents lawfully Peaceably and Quietly have hold 
use occupy possess and Enjoy all y e afore granted and bar- 
gained premisses as in his own perfect right of Estate of In- 
heritance and y e said Joseph Holt for him self his Heirs 
Executors administrators doth Covenant Promise and En- 
gage to warrant secure and defend all y e afore granted and 
bargained Premisses to him y e said John Donnell his Heirs 
and Assigns for ever — In Witness whereof I have here- 
unto sett my hand and seal this thirty first day of Decern 1 ' 
in y e Eleventh year of his Majesty 8 Reign Annoq> Domini 
one Thousand seven Hundred & twenty four 
Signed Sealed and Delivered Joseph Hoult ( seal ) 
In Presence of York sc/ January 6 th 1724 
Nathaniel Donnell This day the abovenam d 
Elvia Donnell Joseph Hoult Personally ap- 
peared before me y e Subscriber 
one of his Majesty 8 Justices of 
y e Peace and and Acknowledg d 
this foregoing Instrument to be 
his free act and deed 

W m Pepperrell Ju r 
January y e 28 th 1724/5 Recorded according to y e Origi- 
nal Examined by me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall Come Know 
Yeais's Heirs ^ e * nat We Naomi Yeals and James Bucklen 
T T ° , and his Wife Mary Bucklen of Rehoboth in y e 

JOS: Hoult / s. /• t» • i t t-» • f -\ r 

County or Bristol In y e Province ot y e Massa- 



Book XI, Fol. 187. 

chusetts bay In New England Husbandman And Ebenezer 
Alen and his wife Hannah Alen of y e Town of Barington in 
y° County aforesaid Cordwainer have as well in Considera- 
tion of y c sum of twenty five Pounds [187] of Current 
Money of New England unto us well and truly paid by 
Joseph Holt of y c Town of York in y c County of York and 
in y e Province aforesaid blacksmith as also diverse other 
good Causes and Considerations us thereunto moving Re- 
leased Remised and for ever quitclaimed and by these Pres- 
ents for ourselves and our Heirs do fully clearly and abso- 
lutely remise release and forever quitclaim unto him y e 
abovesaid Joseph Holt in his full and peaceble possession 
and seizen and to his Heirs and assigns forever all such 
right estate title Interest and Demand whatsoever as we had 
or ought to have in or to any lands or Medows in y e Town 
of York aforesaid by any wayes or means whatsoever so y* 
Neither we y e said Naomi Yeals James and Mary Bucklens 
Ebenezer Alen and Hannah Alen nor our Heirs, nor any 
other Person by our Procurement shall or may at any time 
hereafter ask claim challenge or demand any right title In- 
terest claim or demand whatsoever of in or to y e premises 
or of in or to any part or Parcel I y r of but thereof and- there- 
from shall be utterly debarred and forever secluded by these 
Presents — A fifty Acre grant formerly supposed to have 
been made unto Timothy Yeals in y e said Town of York 
only excepted — In Witness whereof we have hereunto sett 
our hands and seals y e Nineteenth day of January in y e 
Eleventh Year of his Majesties Reign George King of Great 
Britain &c Anno Domini 1724/5 
Signed Sealed and The Mark of Naomy Yeals ( seal 

delivered In Pres- T n ^ ,,. 

en( ^ e * James Bucklm ( seal 

Silvanus Scott The Mark of Mary^Bucklin ( seal 

Nathaniel Jenks Ebenezer Allen ( seal 

Rachel Bucken •«.*«■•'-•« , n 

her I he Mark of Hannah }L Allen ( seal 

Deborah <7PCole p . A C < L . n , 

M ^ k Providence in y e Colony of 

Roadisland Personally ap- 
peared y e Subscribers y e day 
and year above written and ac- 
knowledged y e above written In- 
strument to be y r own free and vol- 
untary act and deed 
before me William Jenckes Justice a peace 
February y e 3 d 1724/5 Recorded according to y e Original 
Examined by me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Book XI, Fol. 187. 

Know all men by these Presents y* we Nathaniel Donnell 
Nat- Sarah & °^ York in the County of York Mariner 

Hanah Doneii To Sarah Donnell and Hannah Donnell both of 
Boston in y e County of Suffolk and all w tll in 
his Majesties Province of y e Massachusetts Bay in New Eng- 
land for and in Consideration of a deed of Quit claim bear- 
ing date y c fourth day of February 1722/3 of some Land and 
Priveledges made over and Confirmed to us by Joseph Holt 
of York aforesaid Yeoman have <nven granted sold Convev d 
and Confirmed and by these Presents do give grant sell con- 
vey and Confirm unto y e Said Joseph Holt all those Lands 
Priveledges Hereditaments Rights and appurtenances lying 
upon y e South west side of y c River of said York abutting 
upon said River which did formerly belong unto M r Thomas 
Donnell y e father of us y e said Grant- 
si 1 § 1 1 1|| lag^M ers viz* all our whole right title and In- 
1 £f g't-^B*!* uteres t — which we now have Ever had 
St 3b e-S'£|-s?3 a S-or can pretend to have or claim of m 
p *§<§ »a^"iS^sl? op *° y e aforesaid Land or any part or 
1 \* |^l?l|al^| Parce11 thereof with all y e Profits Priv- 
S ?© ~E^ |gi » sf J eledges and appurtenances thereto be- 
ll |'J ?p s?'Js ail longing nothing excepted or reserved 

y e said Nathaniel Donnel 
jby reserve to my self liberty to 
9 g.»|^liS|S»lsCtitt and Carry of from y e said Land 
° °h ^a^n^^-i"©© 4 wood for my own burning during my 
1 lltllliglg^naturall life) To have and To hold all 
I a-fci ^SsQ="l2 5a c our Lands and real Estate with y e Priv- 
® 3g HsJ^c-opl'i eledges and Appurtenances thereof be- 
Z»g^ i^s-^s^siosfore granted to him y e Said Joseph 
S-aSs £3-o 3 -^=p2 Holt his Heirs and assigns lo his and 
:?£>' ^o2^-r 3 -=:-5"their only sole and proper use benefitt 
w »?.J»^o-|S J'^^oc and behoof forever (reserving to me 
ggfo^llgflS-Ef^ 6 S:lid Nathaniel Donnells Liberty to 
||£a| I^Im". Jiff Cutt and Carry of wood during my 
S^i 5i*3fgl«3<*Iife as afores d ) And we the said Na- 
1^" 1 ^itfefrl!^ thaniel Donnell Sarah Donnell and 
i^p - Haosli*^! Hannah Donnell Do Covenant for our 
°s&© | ||?p2.«^J|oselves our Heirs Executors and admin- 
* "" ' istrators to and w th y c said Joseph Holt 
his Heirs and assigns by these Presents to Warrant and de- 
fend y e said Granted land v; th y e appurtenances (reserving 
as aforesaid) unto him and y m for ever against y e Law full 
claims and demands of all other Persons whomsoever In 
Witness Whereof we have hereunto put our hands and seals 



_ B~,— ""P^s* tv^iiiiiiJii. uyjisiiLLiii 

l^l = ||lil|! (only that I : 
•<2 ^s'c I E^^=l do hereby res 



Book XI, Fol. 187. 

this fourteenth day of January Anno Domini one Thousand 

seven hundred and twenty four 

Signed Seal d and delivered 1 Nath Donnell ( Seal ) 

In Presence of us 3 Hannah Donnell ( seal ) 

Rich d Cheekley her^^Mark 

Sarah Cheekley 2 gftrah Donnell ( Seal ) 

Suffolk sc/ Boston January y e 
14 th 1724 Nath 11 Sarah and Han- 
nah Donnell appeared and ac- 
knowledged y e above Instrument to 
be their Voluntary act and Deed 
before Sam 11 Cheekley Jus Peace 
February y e 3 d 1724/5 Recorded according to y c Original 
Examined by me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall Come Greet- 
sa words Heirs H1 S K° ow ve tnat Edward Preble Joseph Sweat 
To and Hannah his Wife John Sayword Joseph 

Say ward Abraham Batting and Mary his Wife 
and Joseph Young all of York in the County of York In y e 
Province of y e Massachusetts bay In New England y e said 
Edward Preble being y e only surviving Son of Susannah 
Sayward afterward Susanna Preble one of y e Grand 
daughters of Henry Sayward formerly of York aforesaid 
Deceased and y e said hannah Sweat John Sayward Joseph 
Sayward Mary Batting and Joseph Young being Grand 
children of said Henry Sayward dec d for diverse good causes 
and Considerations y m thereunto moving have remised re- 
leased and forever quit claimed and by these Presents for 
y m selves y r Heirs Ex rs and adm rs do remise release and for- 
ever quitclaim unto William Moodey of Newbury in y e 
County of Essex In y e Province of y e Massachusetts bay 
aforesaid his Heirs Ex rs & adm rs and assigns forever All such 
Right estate title Interest and demand whatsoever as they 
y e said Edward Preble Joseph Sweat and Hannah his Wife 
John Sayward Joseph Sayward Abra m Batting and Mary his 
Wife and Joseph Young now have or in time past have had 
or w ch they their Heirs Ex rs or adm rs in time to come may 
might or in any wise ought to have of in or to all that tract 
of Land Containing three hundred and seventy Acres in y e 
whole being three hundred and fifty acres of upland and 
about about twenty acres of Grassy Swamp Situate in y e 
Township of York afore said on y e south west side of York 



Book XI, Fol. 188. 

River adjoining to that tract of Land w ch formerly was 
Thomas Bess on s on y e Southermost side thereof — which 
said three hundred and Seventy acres of Land was given 
and granted by y e Select men of y e Town of York unto y e 
Said Henry Say ward on y e Second day of March Anno 1665 
as by certain Articles of Agreement made between y e Select 
men of said York and y e said Henry Sayward Reference y r to 
being had — which [188] Said tract of Land was since laid 
out and bounded by y e Select men of said York in part unto 
y e said Henry Sayward as by their return thereof bearing 
date y c 25 th of June 1667 — together with all y e right and 
Intrest w ch may accrue to them or any of y m y e said Edw d 
Preble Joseph Sweat and Hannah his Wife John Sayward 
Joseph Sayward Abra m Batting and Mary his Wife and 
Joseph Young by virtue of y e above recited articles of 
agreement relating to y e snid tract of Land and every, part 
thereof To Have and To Hold }' e said three hundred and 
Seventy Acres of Land and y e right Accruing by virtue of 
said Articles of Agreement thereunto to him the said W m 
Moodey His Heirs and assigns forever So y* y e said Edw d 
Preble, Joseph Sweat and Hannah his Wife John Sayward 
Joseph Sayward Abra m Batting and Mary his wife and Joseph 
Young nor their Heirs or any other Person or Persons for 
them or any of them shall or will by any way or means by 
any act or deed of theirs from this day forward have claim 
challenge or demand any Estate Right Title or Interest of 
In or to y e Premisses or any part or parcell y r of — but fm 
all and every action right estate title Interest and demand 
thereunto they and every of them shall be utterly excluded 
and forever debar d by these Presents in Witness whereof y e 
said Edward Preble Joseph Sweat and Hannah his Wife 
John Sayward Joseph Sayward Abra m Batting and Mary his 
wife and Joseph Young have hereunto sett y r hands and 
Seals this Ninth day of February Anno Domini one Thou- 
sand seven Hundred & twenty four five Annoqr Ri Rs 
Georgii Magna Britannia &c Undecimo 
Signed sealed and delivered Edward Preble ( Seal ) 
In Presence of us Joseph Swett ( seal ) 

Samuel Came Hannah Swett ( seal ) 

Daniel Farnam John Sayward ( seal ) 

Joseph Sayward ( seal ) 
Abraham Battin 

her 



( Seal J 

Mary ^jBattin ( seal ) 

Mark 

Joseph Young ( seal ) 



Book XI, Fol. 188. 

York Sc/ February y e 9 th 1724/5 Edward Preble Joseph 
Sweat Hannah Sweat John Sayward Joseph Sayward 
Abraham Button Mary Button Joseph Young personally ap- 
peared before me and freely acknowledged this Instrument 
to be y r free act and deed 

p me Samuel Came Jus : Pac 

February y e 19 th Recorded according to y e original Ex- 
amined by me Joseph Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come Lydia 
l ware Ware of York in y e County of York in y e Prov- 

t'o ince of y e Massachusetts bay in New England 

uung penc j e j- n G ree ting Know ye y e said Lydia Ware 
by virtue of an order from y e honourable Judges of y e 
Superior Court at y r sessions held at York on thursday y e 
14 th day of May 1724 did grant unto y e said Lydia Ware 
full power and authority to sell eighteen Acres of Pasture 
land in York to Pay her deceased husbands lawfull debts 
Know ye that y e said Lyda Ware for and in Consideration 
of y e Sum of fifty nine Pounds ten shillings in money to me 
in hand paid and secured to be paid by Rolen Young of said 
York y e receipt whereof I do acknowledge my self fully sat- 
isfied and contented and paid & have given granted bar- 
gained sold alien d convey d remised released Quit claim d and 
Confirm 11 and by these Presents do fully freely clearly and 
absolutely give Grant Bargain sell aliene enfeoff convey re- 
mise release quit claim and Confirm unto my Brother Roulen 
Young of York in y e abovesaid County and Province Yeo- 
man his Heirs and assigns forever In his full and Peaceble 
possession and to his Heirs and assigns forever in his full 
and peaceble possession all such Right Title Interest Claims 
Property challenge and Demand whatsoever which y e said 
Lyda Ware now have or ought to huve of In and to a cer- 
tain* Peice of Land lying and being in y e Town of York Sit- 
uate lying and bounding on y e Country Road between y e 
Meeting house and y e sea side bounded as followeth begin- 
ning at a small pine tree marked four sides which tree stand 
by Daniel Blacks bounds and runs from thence North East 
fourty Poles to Stephen Prebles bounds & from thence 
bounding on Stephen Prebles bounds to y e Country Road 
and y n bounding on said Road tell it Comes to Joseph Wars 
Land and y n bounding on Said Ware 8 Land till it comes to 
said Blacks bounds and then bounding on said Blacks land 
till it comes to y e Place first mentioned seventeen Acres be 



Book XI, Fol. 188. 

it more or less bounded all round as y e fence now standeth 
or how otherwise reputed to be bounded together w th Prive- 
ledges and appurtenances to y e same belonging or in any 
wise appertaining To have and To hold all and singular y e 
above granted and remised Premisses unto y e said Rolen 
Young his Heirs and assigns forever to his and y r own Proper 
use benifit and be hoofe for Euer and the Said Lyda Ware 
for her self her Heirs Exec rs admin rs and assigns y e Land 
above granted and released together with y e Priveledges and 
appurtenances thereunto belonging to y e said Rolen Young 
His Heirs and assigns shall and will from hence forth and 
forever Warrant secure and defend y e above granted Prem- 
isses against any Person or Persons laying any lawfull claim 
y r to In Witness whereof y e said Lydia Ware hath hereunto 
sett her hand and seal this twenty Second day of January 
1724/5 * ei n 

Signed Sealed and delivered Lydia ^JJ Ware ( seal ) 

In Presence of us raark 

Benj a Stone York sc/ February y e 8 th 1724/5 

James Tyler Lydia Ware personally appeared be- 

fore me y e Subscriber and freely ac- 
knowledged this Instrument to be her 
free act and deed 

before me Sam 11 Came Jus : peace 
February y e 15 th 1724/5 Recorded according to y e Origi- 
nal Examined by me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all Christian People to whom these Presents shall 
Eb- Baker Come Come Greeting Know ye that I Ebenezer 

To Bacor of Yarmouth In y e Province of y e Massa- 

chusetts bay In new England Yeoman for and in 
Consideration of y e Sum of Ten Pounds In Current money of 
y e Province aforesaid, to me in hand Paid before y e enseal- 
ing hereof by Shobal Goreham Jun r of Barnstablestable in 
y e County of Barnstable and Province aforesaid Gentleman 
the Receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge and my self 
fully Satisfied Contented and paid Have Given, Granted, 
Bargain d , Sold, Alien d , Releas d , Convey d , and Confirm d , and 
by these Presents, do freely, clearly and absolutely give, 
Grant, Bargain, Sell, aliene, Release, Convey and Confirm 
unto him y e said Shobal Gorham To him His Heirs and 
assigns forever all y l my three acres of Land lying and being 
in y e Township of Kittery In y e County of York, w ch land 
formerly belonged to Thorn. Cole of Said Kittery and is 



Book XI, Fol. 189. 

bounded as folio weth — On y c South West side of y e Land 
of Nath 11 Fanall In y e Town of Kittery y e Land of Sam 11 
Spinney on y e North easterly Side Spinney 8 Creek on y e 
North West side, and y e said Coles at y e Oppo side to y e 
Creek, and Carrying y e whole breadth of said Cole 8 Land 
back fin said Creek untill three acres is made fully up : or 
be y e same however otherwise butted or bounded To have 
and To Hold y e before granted Premisses w th y e appurte- 
nances, unto y e Said Shobal Gorham [189] His Heirs Ex- 
ecutors Administrators and assigns for ever, To his and 
Their own Proper use benefitt and behoofe forevermore. 
And I y e Said Ebenezer Bacor for my Self my Heirs Exec" 
and adm rs do Covenant promise and Grant unto and w th y e 
said Shobal Gorham his Heirs and assigns forever — That 
before and untill y e Ensealing hereof I am y e True Sole, 
Proper and Lawfull Owner and possessor of y e before 
granted Premisses w th y e appurtenances. And have in my 
self good Right full Power and Lawfull Authority to Give, 
Grant, Bargain, Sell, Aliene, Release, Convey and Confirm 
y e same as aforesaid ; and that free and Clear, and freely 
and clearly executed acquitted and discharged of and from 
all former and other Gifts, Grants Bargains, Sails, Leases, 
Mortgages, Wills, Intails, Jointures Dowries, Thirds, Exe- 
cutions and Incumberances Whatsoever. And Furthermore 
I y e Said Ebenezer Bacor for my self my Heirs, Executors 
and administrators do hereby Covenant promise and Engage 
y e before Granted Premisses \v th y e appurtenances, unto him 
y e Said Shubal Goreham his Heirs and assigns forever to 
Warrant secure and Defend against y° Lawfull claims or 
Demands of any Person or Persons Whatsoever In Witness 
whereof I y e said Ebenezer Bacor have hereunto sett my 
hand and Seal this Fourteenth day of May Anno Domini 
one Thousand Seven Hundred and Twenty four 
Signed, Sealed, and delivered Ebenezer Baker ( seal ) 

In Presence of us Barnstable sc/ On y e day and 

Josiah Miller year abovenam d — y e s d Eben- 

Nath Otis ezer Bacor Personally appeared 

before me y c Subscriber one of his 
Maj e Justices of y e peace for y* 
County afores d and acknowledg d y e 
above lustrum 1 to be his free act and 
Deed Jn° Otis 

March y e 5 th 1724/5 Recorded according to y e original 
Examined by me Jos .-"Moodey Reg r 



Book XI, Fol. 189. 

To all People To whom this deed of sale may come Sani- 
es «.,„ „ uel Came of York in y e County of york in y c 

Sam" Came * J . Z T T . J 

To Province or y e Massachusetts bay in ISew Eng- 

y ^ n ^ Yeoman sendeth Greeting Know ye y e said 
Samuel Came for and in Consideration of Twelve Pounds 
money to him in hand well and truly paid by Joseph Free- 
thy of said York Husbandman att and w th y e receipt whereof 
y e said Samuel Came doth acknowledge himself therewith 
well satisfied paid and Contented — and doth hereby acquit 
and discharge y° said Joseph Freethy and his Heirs Exec rs 
and admin rs of all and Every payment thereof Hath Given 
Granted Bargain' 1 sold alien' 1 Enfeoff d and convey d and doth 
by these Presents Give Grant Bargain sell Aliene Enfeoff — 
and convey and fully freely and absolutely make over and 
Confirm unto y c said Joseph Freethy and his Heirs and 
assigns for ever — one full half part of a Saw mill w cl1 goeth 
w th one saw Situate' 1 standing and being in y° Township of 
said York upon a Brook or small Freshit River known by 
y e name of Bass Cove Brook and is y e Lower mill in said 
Brook adjoining to y e North East side of y e high way or 
Country Rhoad y l leads thr6 said York Town : Togeath r w th 
y e one half of said mill Damm Saw Crank and also half all 
y e other going gairs dogs Crows and all other appurticents 
both of landings and Priveledges belonging to said mill as 
if mentioned in Particular or y 1 may hereafter redown unto 
y e same — Unto him y e said Joseph Freethy and his Heirs 
and assigns forever To have and To hold and quietly and 
peacebly to use Improve occupy and Enjoy as a good clear 
and absolute estate In fee Simple forever — Moreover y c 
said Samuel Came doth for himself his Heirs Execu rs and 
admini rs to and with y c said Joseph Freethy his Heirs and 
Assigns Covenant Engage and Promise y e before Granted 
and demesed Premisses to be free and clear and freely and 
clearly acquitted and discharge from all former Gifts Grants 
Bargains Sales rents Rates Mortgages Dowries Widow s 
Thirds or any other incumberances whatsoever as also from 
all future claims challenges Lett hindrences Molestations 
disturbances Law suites Executions or any other interrup- 
tions upon any grounds or title of law whatsoever from and 
after this date And furthermore y e said Samuel Came untill 
y e Ensealing hereof doth avouch and declare him to be y e 
True sole and lawfull owner of y e before Granted and de- 
mised Premisses and full power good Right and Lawfull 
Authority to sell and dispose of y e same accordingly. And 
moreover from and after this date y e said Samuel Came doth 
bind and oblige himself his Heirs Exec" and aclmin rs to Avar- 



Book XI, Fol. 189. 

rant secure and defend y e said Premisses unto y c said Joseph 
Freethy and his Heirs and assigns forever — In Witness 
hereof y e said Samuel Came hath hereunto sett his hand and 
seal this Eighteenth day of December in y e year of our 
Lord one Thousand seven hundred and Twenty Three and 
In y e Tenth Year of y c Reign of our Sovereign Lord George 
King of great Britain &c 

Signed sealed and delivered Samuel Came ( seal ) 

In y e Presents of us York Sc/ Octo r 8 th 1724 

Jonathan Young This day ye abovenamed 

Thomas Cooke Sam 11 Came Esq r psonally 

appeared before me y c Sub- 
scriber one of his Maj tys Justices 
of y c Peace for said County and 
acknowled<r d this foregoing In- 
strum 1 to be his free act and Deed 
W rn Pepperrill Jun r 
Feb 17 y e 23 d 1724/5 recorded according to y e original 
Examined by me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People To whom these Presents may come Joseph 
jos: Young Young Jun r of York in y e County of of york In 

o To y e Province of y e Massachusetts Bay In New 

England Husbandman Sendeth Greeting Know 
ye that I y e said Joseph Young for diverse good Caases me 
thereunto moving but more especially for and in Considera- 
tion of y e full and just sum in of Four score Pounds Currant 
money of New England or y° value thereof to me in hand 
paid before y e Ensealing of these Presents by John Brad- 
bury of York Aforesaid Joyner y° Receipt whereof I do 
hereby acknowledge and my self therewith fully satisfied & 
Contented and of every part and Parcel thereof do by these 
Presents acquit and discharge y c said Jn° Bradbury his 
Heirs Executors &c Have given Granted Bargained sold and 
do Iry these Presents for my self my Heirs Executors and 
administrators freely fully and absolutely Give Grant Bar- 
gain sell Alienate EnfeofFe Convey and confirm unto y e said 
John Bradbury His Heirs Executors Admin rs And assigns 
forever A certain Tract of Land Situate Lying and being in 
y e Township of York aforesaid on y e North side of York 
River Containing by Estimation Twelve or Thirteen acres 
be y e same more or less — and is butted and bounded as fol- 
loweth viz 1 Beginning at a stake driven into y e ground on y e 
Bank of y e River twelve feet and an half South West from 



Book xi. 40 



Book XI, Fol. 190. 

y c middle of y e first brook or Gully below or to y e Eastward 
of y° house formerly inhabited by Deacon Rouland Young 
and now by said Bradbury and Running from thence North 
North West half a point Northerl}' 47 Poles and from thence 
38£ Poles North East to y e Country Road y l leads from 
york to Portsmouth from thence South East by East 12 
Poles South east 15 Poles East South East 17 Poles as y e 
said Road now goeth — Then South West 24 Poles South 
West and by South 16 Poles and South West half a Point 
Westerly to y e aforesaid River To have and To hold y e said 
Granted and Bargain' 1 Premisses w th all y e appurtenances 
Priveledges Commodities Conveniency of Landing and all 
other profits and advant.Mges to them belonging or in any 
wise appertaining to him y e said John Bradbury his Heirs 
Execu ts admin 1-8 and assigns forever To his and their only 
[190] Proper use benefit and behoofe And I y e said Joseph 
Young Jun r for me my Heirs Executors and administrators 
do Covenant Promise and grant To and w th y e said John 
Bradbury his Heirs and assigns that before y e Ensealing 
hereof I am y° True sole and Lawfull owner of y e above 
bargain* 1 premisses and am lawfully seiz d and possesed of y e 
same in mine own Proper right as a good perfect and abso- 
lute Estate of Inheritance in Fee Simple and have in my 
self good Right full power and Lawfull authority to Grant 
Bargain sell Convey and confirm s d Bargain d Premisses in 
manner as aforesaid and y* y e said John Bradbury his 
Heirs and assigns shall and may from Time to Time and at 
all times forever hereafter by force and virtue of these 
Presents lawful^ peacebly and quietly have hold use occupy 
possess and Enjoy y e said Demised and Bargain d Premisses 
w th ye appurtenances free and clear and freely and clearly 
acquitted exonerated and discharged of from all and all man- 
ner of other Gifts Grants Bargains Sales Leases Mortgages 
Wills Entails Joyntures Dowries Judgments Executions 
Incumberances and Extents — Furthermore I y e Said Joseph 
Young Jun r for my self my heirs Execu rs and admin rs do 
Covenant and Engage y e above demised Premisses to him y e 
said John Bradbury his Heirs and Assigns against y e Law- 
full claims or Demands of any person or Persons whatsoever 
forever hereafter to Warrant secure and defend, And Sarah 
y e wife of me y e said Joseph Young doth by these Presents 
freely and Willingly give yeild up and surrender all her 
right of Dowry and Power of thirds of In and unto y e above 
Demised Premisses unto him y e Said John Bradbury his 
Heirs and assigns. In Witness whereof y e abovenam d 
Joseph Young Ju r and Sarah his Wife have hereunto sett 



Book XI, Fol. 190. 

ary Anno Domini one Thousand Seven Hundred Twenty and 
four five Anooq, Ri Rs Georgii Magna Britannia &c Undecimo 
Signed Sealed and Delivered John Woodman ( seal ) 

In Presence of us York Sc/ Febru a 25 th 1724/5 

John Newmarch This day y e abovenam d John 

Samuel Newmarch Woodman personally appeared 

Mary ^W\ Briar before me y e Subscriber one of his 

herMark Maj tys Justices of y e peace for S d 

County and Acknowledged this above 
written Instrument to be his free Act 
and deed W m Pepperrell Jun 1 

March y e 1 st 1724/5 Recorded according to y e original 
Examined by me Joseph Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come Greet- 
Tho- Payne in & &c Kllow T That * Thomas Pay n of York In 
to our County of York within his Maj tys Province of 

y e Massachusetts bay In New England Yeoman 
for and in Consideration of y e Summ of Eleven Pounds Cur- 
rant Money of aforesaid to me in hand before y e Signing 
and Sealing hereof well and truly paid by Joseph Swett of 
y e Town and County aforesaid Yeoman Receipt whereof I 
do hereby acknowledge & my self therew th fully satisfied 
and Contented — and thereof and of every part and Parcel 
thereof do exonerate acquit and discharge y e said Joseph 
Swett — his Heirs Execu rs administrators for ever have 
Given Granted Bargain* 1 sold Alieneed Convey 11 and Con- 
firm d and by these presents do freely fully and absolutely 
give Grant Bargain & sell aliene Convey and Confirm unto 
him y e said Joseph Swett — his Heirs and assigns forever 
one Messuage or Tract of Salt Marsh or Medow Situate 
lying and being in York in y c County aforesaid — Contain- 
ing by Estimation one Acre and a Quarter — Butted and 
Bounded viz 1 being on y e North East side of Brave boat 
Harbour beginning at the Said Swetts Marsh Running South 
East by a Ditch to a Creek and all y e marsh y l is between 
y e Ditch and y e Creeks y 1 goeth up to Braveboat Harbour 
Bridge be it more or less To have and To hold y e said 
Granted and Bargained Premisses with all y c appurtenances 
Priveledges and Commodities to y e same belonging or in 
any wise appertaining To him y e said Joseph Swett His 
Heirs Execu rs admin 1 ' 5 and assigns forever To his and their 
only Proper use benefitt and behoofe forever — And I y e 
said Thomas Pain for me mv Heirs Exec rs Admin rs do Cov- 



Book XI, Fol. 190. 

enant Promise and grant to and w th y e said Joseph Swett 
his Heirs and assigns y l before y c Ensealing hereof I am y c 
True sole and Lawfull owner of y e above bargain 3 Premisses 
and am lawfully seiz d and possess 3 of y e same in mine own 
Proper right as a good Perfect and absolute Estate of In- 
heritance in Fee Simple and have in my self Good Right 
full power and Lawfull authority — to Grant Bargain Sell 
Convey and Confirm Said Bargain 3 Premisses in manner as 
abovesaid and y l y e said Joseph Swett his Heirs and assigns 
shall and may from time to time and at all times forever 
hereafter — by force and virtue of these Presents lawfully 
Peacebly and Quietly have Hold use Occupy possess and 
Enjoy y e said Demised and Bargained Premisses with y e 
appurtenances free and clear and freely and clearly acquitted 
exonerated and discharg 3 of from all and all manner of 
former and other Gifts Grants Bargains Sales Leases Mort- 
gages Wills Entails Joyntures Dowries Judgments Execu- 
tions Incumberances and Extents — Furthermore I y e said 
Thomas Payn for my self my Heirs Execu rs Admin rs do Cov- 
enant and Engage y e above Demised Premises to him y e said 
Joseph Swett his Heirs and assigns Ag l y e lawfull Claims or 
Demands of any person or Persons whatsoever for ever 
hereafter to Warrant secure and Defend And Mary Payn 
Wife of me y e said Thomas Payn doth by these Presents 
freely Willingly give yield up And Surrender all her Right 
of Dowry and Power of Thirds of In and unto y e aforego- 
ing Demised Premisses unto him y e Said Joseph Swett his 
Heirs Execu rs Admin 1 " 8 and assigns In Witness whereof I 
have hereunto sett my hand and Seal The True meaning is 
that all y e Marsh y* is between s d Swett marsh and y e Creek 
Call d huses Creek is y e marsh here meant which y e s d Payn 
has sold s d Swett) this fiveteenth day of Janu tt Annoq> Dom- 
ini one Thousand seven hundred and twenty four 
Signed Sealed and delivered . Thomas Payn ( seal ) 

In Presence of us rs York ss/ Jan ary 15 th 1724 

W m Pepperill Jun r <£_ This day y e w th in nam d 

Reubun Mace Junrs mark Thomas Payn personally ap- 
peared before me y e Subscrib r 
one of his Maj tys Justices of y e 
Peace for s d County and acknowl- 
edg d this foregoing Instrum 1 to be 
his free act and deed 

W m Pepperrell Jun r 
March y e 9 th 1724/5 Recorded according to y e Original 
Examined by me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Book XI, Fol. 191. 

[101] Whereas there has lately been a difference between 
n Donneii M 1 Nathaniel Donnell of York In y° County of 
& York in y e Province of y e Massachusetts bay in 
New England Mariner and M r Elihu Parsons of y e 
same Town County and Province House Carpenter about 
y c stating of a line and settling y e bounds between their land 
lying on y° north side of y e Country Road leading from y e 

lower Meeting house in York to M 1 ' Traftins ferry And 

Whereas M r Nathaniel Donnel and M r Elihu Parsons have 
mutually chosen us y e Subscribers as arbitrators to end their 
difference by obliging y m selves each of y m in a bond of fourty 
Pounds to stand by our stating y e line and determening y e 
bounds between y r lands as aforesaid — It is our final de- 
termination and Award y* y® bounds between y c land of 
nathaniel Donnel and Elihu Parsons as aforesaid shall be- 
gin at y e abovesaid high way as y e fence now stands between 
y r orchards and so run between y r Orchards to a stake 
standing in a heap of stones and from thence to a rock and 
heap of stones at y c head of y r Orchard fence and from 
thence to a small tree or rather Bush marked on two sides 
and having stones all around it and from thence to a rock 
marked on y e Southerly side of it and from thence to run as 
y e old fence now lies in its ruines to a small brook of fresh 
Water about twelve foot west or northwest of a small bridge 
and from thence in a strait line to a hemlock tree marked 
on four sides at y e head of said line and from thence East 
and by south as y e bounds now stand mark* between y m as 
far as M r Preble" land — Given under our hands and Seals 
this Nineteenth day of February in y e Eleventh year of y e 
Reign of George of Great Brittain &c King &c and in y e 
year of our Lord one Thousand Seven hundred and twenty 

four five 1724/5 

Richard Mil berry ( seal ) 
John Harmon ( seal ) 
Recorded according to y e Original March y e 9 th 1724/5 
Examined by me Jos : Moodey Reg 1 ' 



To all Christian People to whom these Presents shall 

sams° Salter Come that I Sampson Salter of Boston in y e 

to County of Suffolk in his Maies tys Province of y e 

James Buxton -« r % , *• t^t r% , i A J 

Massachusetts bay of New England Cooper — 
Send Greeting Know ye that I y° said Sampson Salter for and 
In Consideration of y e Sum of ten Pounds Currant money of 
this Province to me in hand paid by James Buxton of Salem 
in- y e County of Essex in y e Province aforesaid Cordwainer 



Book XI, Fol. 191. 

y e Receipt whereof I acknowledge my self fully Satisfied 
Contented and paid and do by these Presents Cases and 
Considerations moving me thereunto hath Given Granted 
Bargained sold alien' 1 Enfeoff 1 Convey 41 and Confirm 11 and by 
these Presents doth fully freely clearly and absolutely Give 
Grant Bargain sell aliene Enfeoffe Convey and forever 
Confirm unto y e Said James Buxton his Heirs and assigns 
forever a certain tract or Parcel of land Situate lying and 
being in Casco bay in y e Great Cove in y e Province of main 
Alias y c Massachusetts bay in New England Containing 
about Sixty Acres be it more or less bounded as followeth — 
Beginning at y e Northermost part of a tract of land which y e 
Said Salter bought of M r William Thorn 8 which said Thomas 
bought of M r John Crod and Said Crod of Nath 11 Wallis and 
formerly John Phillepese 8 from y e falls and so sixty Rods or 
Poles Southerly to a spruce tree marked and so into y e 
woods holding y" same breadth Sixty Rods so far as y° 
Original Deed extendeth To have and To hold all y e above 
bargain 11 Premisses with all and singular y 1 ' appurtenances 
thereof unto y e Said James Buxton his Heirs and Assigns 
forever to his and their own proper use benefit and behoofe 
from hence forth and for ever And y e Said Sampson Salter 
for himself his Heirs Exec 18 admin rs doth hereby Covenant 
Promise' and agree to and w th y e said James Buxton his 
Heirs Exec rs admin 18 and assigns in Manner and form follow- 
ing that is to say y* at y e time of y e ensealing and delivery 
of these Presents that I y e said Sampson Salter am y e sole 
and lawfull owner of all y e aforesaid Granted Premisses hav- 
ing in my self full power good right and lawfull Authority 
to sell and dispose of y e same in manner aforesaid and y* 
y e said James Buxton his Heirs or assigns shall or may 
henceforth forever lawfully peaceably and Quietly have hold 
use Occupy possess and Enjoy y° above granted Premisses 
w th y e appurtenances thereof w th out any Lett hinderances 
or Molestation by from or Under me my heirs Exec rs 
admin rs or assigns or any other Person or Persons whatso- 
ever Laying any lawfull Claim to any Part or Parcell there- 
of and at any time or times hereafter I y c Said Samson 
Salter for my self my heirs Exec 1 ' 8 &c do Promise to and w th 
y e said James Buxton his Heirs and Assigns forever on de- 
mand to Give and pass such further and ample assurance 
and Confirmation of y e abovesaid Granted Premisses as in 
law or equity can be reasonably devised advised or required 
In Testimony whereof I y e said Samson Salter have sett to 
my hand and Seal this Twenty and fourth day of November 
in y e year of our Lord one Thousand Seven hundred and 



Book XI, Fol. 191. 

Eighteen and in y e fourth Year of his Majesties Reign Anno 

Domini 1718 Samson Salter ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed and delivered Suffolk Sc/ Boston March y e 

In y e Presence of us 24 th 1720 M r Sampson Salter 

Joseph Flint appeared and acknowledged y e 

John Pricherd above Instrument to be his Act 

and deed 
before me Samuel Cheekley Jus peace 
York March y e 25 th 1725 Recorded from y e Original and 
therewith Compared By me Joseph Moodey Reg r 



To all Christian People to whom these presents may come 
h Donneii Greeting Know Ye that I Henry Donnel of York 

to in y e County of York Yeoman for and In Consid- 
eration of y e summ of Fivety five pounds Currant 
money of New England to me in hand paid by Jo n Dennit 
of Kittery in y e County of York Yeoman y e receipt whereof 
I do hereby acknowledge and that I am fully satisfied there- 
with and thereof and of every part thereof do acquit exon- 
erate and discharge him y e said Jn° Dennit his Heirs Exe rs 
and administrators forever by these Presents by and w th y e 
consent and licence of Thorn 8 Phipps and Elisha Plaisted 
administrators to y e Estate of Cap 1 Jn° Pickerin late of 
Portsmouth in y e Province of newhamps r Gent n Deceased — 
Have Given Granted Bargain d and Sold and by these Pres- 
ents do fully freely and absolutely give Grant Bargain and 
Sell aliene Enfeoffe convey and Confirm unto y e aforesaid 
Jn° Dennit his Heirs and assigns for ever one certain tract 
of land lying and being in York aforesaid Containing thir- 
teen Acres be it more or less being butted and bounded as 
followeth viz 1 Dying on y e NorthEasterly side of York River 
on y e Easterly side of y e Country Road leading fm y e said 
River to York Meeting House fourty eight Pole from y e 
river on said Road and thence Sixty Pole by y e said Don- 
nels fence of his" land formerly bought of said Cap 1 Pickerin 
upon a South east and by South point nearest to y e said 
River and from thence round by y e River to y e ferry place 
where it first began. And also one other Lott of land 
thereto adjoining w ch he hereto fore purchased or had by 
deed of y e aforesaid Jn° Pickerin by his deed dated y e 26 th 
day of January 1719/20 bounded as followeth viz* begin- 



ning at y e Edge of y e way y* leads towards y e ferry at Row- 
land Young 8 Corner bounds on y e Southerly side of said 
Way a little to y e Southward of a small bridge and runs 



Book XI, Fol. 192. 

along said way from said Young 8 Corner bounds full four 
rods and y n to begin again at said Corner and run down to 
y c River on a streight line to a rock being s d Young 3 Corner 
bound at said River thence up y e River twelve Rods to a 
stake formerly sett down thence on a strait line to y c end 
line of y e four rods by y e said way To Have and to Hold y e 
Premisses with all y e Priveledges and appurtenances to y e 
same appertaining or in any wise belonging to him y e said 
Jo" Dennit his Heirs and assigns forever and I y°'said Henry 
Dunnii for me my [192] Heirs Exe ,s and Admin rs do Cove- 
nant Bargain and agree w th y e aforesaid Jn° Dennit His Heirs 
Execu rs and assigns and administrators that I have good 
right full power and lawfull authority to Grant Bargain and 
sell y e above granted Premisses and that I will warrant and 
defend y e same to him his Heirs and assigns forever and that 
he y c said Jn° Dennit and his Heirs P]xec rs admin rs or assigns 
shall and may from time to time and at all times forever 
hereafter quietly and peacebly have hold Occupy possess 
and Enjoy y e Premisses w th out y e least Contradiction or 
demyal of me y e said Henry Donnel or my Heirs Exec rs 
admi rs or assigns them or any of them or of any other Per- 
son whatsoever In Testimony whereof y e said Henry Don- 
nel and his Wife Elizabeth in Token of her free Consent and 
Thorn 8 Phipps and Elisha Plaisted in token of y r free Con- 
sent have hereto sett y r hands and Seals y e Sixth day of 
March in y e Tenth Year of y e Reign of King George Annoq, 
Dom 1 1723/4 "Henry Donnelf ( seal ) 

Signed seal d and delivered her 

In Presence of us Eliza b \4- Donnel ( seal ) 

Thomas Harvey r™ s M g£. / \ 

rj, u t> ^ Thom s Phipps ( sea) 

Thomas Butler ™. . B , TJ , ) ( 

Ehsha Plaisted (sea ) 

The word [his] on y e 2 d page was 
Interlin d between y e 8 th and 9 th lines 
York sc/ York March y e 11 th 1723/4 Henry Donnel and 
Eliz b His wife personally appearing acknowledged this be- 
fore going Instrum' in writing to be y r free act and deed 
before me Abr a Preble Jus : Peace 
July y e 7 th 1724 Recorded from y e original— and Compared 

by me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these presents shall come Greet- 

*Lei g hton in £ Know ye, that William Leighton of Kittery 

JohnHm in tne Count y of York m the Massachusetts in 

New England Yeoman and Sarah his Wife the 



Book XI, Fol. 192. 

s d Sarah being the Daughter of John Hill late of Berwick in 
the s d County &c Esq r deceased for the good and just Sum 
of one hundred twenty and five pounds in good Bills of 
Credit to them in hand paid by John Hill of s d Berwick, Son 
of John Hill aforesaid Yeoman, the Keceipt whereof we ac- 
knowledge and our Selves therewith fully satisfied and con- 
tented have remised released and forever quit claimed And 
by these presents for themselves, their Heirs Executors And 
Administrators do remise release and forever quit claim unto 
the s d John Hill his Heirs Execut 1 ' 8 Administrators and 
Assigns forever all such Right Estate Title Interest and 
Demand whatsoever, as they the s d William Leighton and 
Sarah his Wife, now have or in Time to Come may might 
or in any wise ought to have of in or to the Heal Estate 
That their Honoured Father John Hill aforesaid died seized 
of; That is to say their Right in one Third Part of a certain 
Farm and Mill Priveledge in Berwick afores d commonly 
called the Great Works "which s d Third Part of s d Great 
Works our s d Father bought of John Plaisted Esq r as by his 
Deed, bearing Date February the 6 th Day 1699 Reference 
thereunto being had together with all buildings erected on 
the Premisses since his Death, as Housing Barns, Mills 
Damm, Boom Orchards, Fences Water Course, Mills Privi- 
ledge, Upland Meadows, Out Lands, Timber, Trees, Under- 
wood & And the Priviledges and Appurtenances to the s d 
Premisses belonging or in any wise appertaining^ all their 
Right in y e Common and undivided Land in said Berwick, 
as also in y* Land that their s d Father laid out in his Life 
Time, or that was laid out since by virtue of Town Grants 
made by Kittery to their s d Father as by s d Grants and Re- 
turns Reference thereto being had All their Right in a House 
and Land at Portsmouth in Newhampshire in New England 
at or near a Place commonly called the Conoe Bridge which 
our s d Father bought of Samuel Cutt of s d Portsmouth as by 
his Deeds Reference thereto being had, bearing Date may 
the 3 d 1697 And another Deed April 4 th 1698 All our Right 
in the Land at Tatnuck lying within the Township of 
Berwick & without And all our Right in any Grants belong- 
ing to our s d Father or the Great Works not yet laid out to 
have & to hold all our s d Right in the aboves d Housing or 
Lands Mill Priviledge and the Grants, Out Lands, Common 
& Undivided Lands And the Priviledges and Appurtenances 
to the Premisses belonging or in any wise appertaining to 
him the s d John Hill his Heirs and Assigns forever so that the 
s d William Leighton and Sarah his Wife nor their Heirs or 
any other Persons or Persons for them or either of them shall 



Book XI, Fol. 193. 

or will by any way or Means by any act or Deed of Theirs 
from this Day forward have Claim Challenge or demand any 
Estate Right Title Interest of in or to the Premisses or any 
Part or Puree 11 thereof But from all and every Action Right 
Estate Title Interest & Demand thereunto They and every 

of them shall be utterly excluded and forever 

debarred by these Presents. In Witness whereof y e said 
William Leighton and Sarah his wife have hereunto set their 
Hands and Seals this twelfth Day of March Annoque Dom- 
ini One thousand seven hundred and twenty tour live An- 
noque R 1 R rs Georgii Magna Brittannia &c Undecimo 

Memorandum before Sealing the Words [of them] were 
interlined between the 2 d & 3 d Lines from the Top of the 
second Page 

Before Sealing it is farther provided by these Presents 

and so it is to be understood that the s cl William Leighton and 

Sarah his Wife do for themselves their Heirs Executors &c 

Quit claim to y e said John Hill his Heirs and Assigns all 

Right in their Mother [193] M r < Mary Hills Thirds in the 

Premisses or Right of Dower William Leighton ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Sarah Leighton ( seal ) 

in presence of us York so/ Berwick March 12 th 

Thomas Goodwin 1724/5 The above named Wil- 

Caleb Macldocks liam Leighton and Sarah Leigh- 

Ichabod Goodwin ton Personally appeared before 

me the Subscriber One of his 
Majesty's Justices of the Peace for 
the s d County and acknowledged this 
Instrument to be their Act & Deed 
John Wheelwright 
March the 24 th 1724/5 Recorded from the Original 
Compared by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall Come Greet- 
ing Know ye That I Mary Hill of Berwick in y e 
MaryHui County f y rk in y e Massachusetts Bay in N En£- 
jo e hn Broth laild Single. Woman, Daughter of Jn° Hill Esq r 
late of s d Berwick deceased for y e good and Just 
Sum of one hundred twenty and five Pounds in good Bills 
of Credit paid by Jn° Hill of said Berwick, Son of John Hill 
aforesaid Yeoman, y e Receipt whereof I acknowledge and 
my Self y r w th fully Satisfied and Contented, have remised 
released and forever quitclaimed, and by these Presents for 
her self Her Heirs Execut rs and adm rs doth remise release 



Book XI, Fol. 193. 

and forever quitclaim unto y e said John Hill His Heirs 
Execu rs adm 1 " 3 and assigns forever all such right estate title 
Interest and demand what soever, as shee y e s d Mary Hill 
now hath or in time to Come may might or in any wise 
ought to have of In or to y e real Estate y l my honoured 
fath r Jn° Hill afores d died seiz (1 of, that is to say, her right 
in y e third part of a certain farm and mill Priveledge in 
Berwick aforesaid, Commonly call d y e great works w ch said 
third part of said great works my s d Father bought of Jn° 
Plaisted Esq r as by his deed bearing date February y e Sixth 
day 1699 Reference y 1 ' to being had Together w th all build- 
ings erected on y e Premisses since his death as well as be- 
fore, all houses barns mills, Dam booms, orchards fences 
Water Courses Mill Priveledge, Upland, Meadows, Outland, 
Timber, trees, Underwood & y e priveledges and appurte- 
tenances to y e s d premisses belonging or in any wise apper- 
taining All her Right in y e Common and undivided lands in 
S d Berwick as also in y* land her said father laid out in his 
life time, or y l was laid out since by virtue of Town Grants 
by Kittery to her said father, or bought by him of others as 
by said Grants and Returns reference y r to being had — all 
her right in a house and land at Portsmouth In New Hamp- 
shire in N England at or near a place commonly called y e 
Canoo bridge w ch land her Said father bought of M r Sam 11 
Cutt of said Portsmouth as by his deed bearing date may y e 
3 d 1697 — and another deed aprile 4. 1698 reference y r to 
being had, All her Right in y° land at Tatnick lying w th in y e 
Township or w th out y e bounds of said Town and all her 
right in any Grants belonging to great Works farm not yet 
laid out To have and to hold all her said right in y e above- 
said housen and lands, mill Priveledge and y e grants, out 
lands common and undivided lands and y e Priviledges and 
appurtenances to y e Premisses belonging or in any wise ap- 
pertaining, To him y e s d John Hill His Heirs and assigns 
forever, so y* y e s d Mary Hill nor her Heirs or any other 
person or Persons for her or y m shall or will by any way or 
means by any act or deed of either of ym from this day for- 
ward have claim Challenge or Demand any Estate right 
title Interest of In or to y e Premisses or any Part or Parcel 
thereof but fm all and every action right estate title Interest 
and demand thereunto shee and they and every of ym shall 
be utterly excluded and forever debarred by these Presents 
In Wittness whereof y e said Mary Hill hath hereunto sett to 
her hand and Seal this twelfth day of March Annoqr Dom 1 
one Thousand Seven hundred twenty four five Annoq r R 1 R* 
Georgii Magna Britannia &c Undecimo — Memorandum be- 



Book XI, Fol. 193. 

fore Sealing it is to be understood and hereby it s provided 

y* y e said Mary Hill doth for her self her Heirs and Assigns 

quit claim to y e said John Hill his Heirs & assigns all her 

right in her Mother 8 Thirds in y c Premisses her right of 

Dower Mary Hill ( seal) 

Sign d Seal d & delivered York Sc/ Bar wick March 12 th 

In y e Presence of 1724/5 The above nam d mary 

Thomas Goodwin Hill personally appeared before 

Caleb Maddocks me y° Subscriber one of his Maj- 

Ichabod Goodwin est ys Justices of y e Peace for s d 

County and acknowledged this In- 

strum 1 to be her act and deed 

John Wheelright 
March y e 24 th 1724/5 Recorded according to y e original 
and Examined by me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



This Indenture of lease, made in y e 23 d day of March, in 



Nath" Ramsdal 



y e Year of our Lord one Thousand Seven hun- 
dred and twenty five, and in y e Eleventh Year 
jos: Liuscot of ye R e j gn f our Sovereign Lord George of 

great Britain France and Ireland King, Defender of y e faith 
&c; by and between Nath 11 Ramsdal now dwelling in Tops- 
field, in y e County of Essex, in y e Province of y e Massachu- 
setts Bay in New England Husbandman on y c one party ; 
and Joseph Linscot of York in y e County of York of y e 
aforesaid Province Husbandman, on y e other part; Witness- 
eth, that y e above said Nath 11 Ramsdal, for diverse good 
causes him y r unto moving, but more especially for and In 
Consideration of y e Sum of Six Pounds to be paid unto y e s d 
Nath 11 Ramsdal, by s d Joseph Linscott his Heirs or assigns 
Doth by these Presents Demise, Lease, Sett and to farm 
Let, unto y e said Joseph Linscott his Heirs Execut rs Admin 1 ' 8 
or assigns A Certain Messuage or tenement w th a Tract of 
land adjoining, Containing by Estimation about fourty four 
Acres which for some years past hath been in y e possession 
of y e said Nath 11 Ramsdal, Situate lying and being w th in y e 
Township of York, between y e lands of Cap 1 Peter Nowel 
on y e Northerly side, and y e lands now in y e possession of 
James Smith and Jn° Linscott on y e other side, as by y e 
Town Grants and other Instruments on record may more 
fully appear w th all Priveledges, Commodities and appurte- 
nances whatsoever y r unto belonging to y e Sole use of y e sd 
Jos : Linscott his Heirs Execu rs Admin rs and assigns ; dur- 
ing y e Term, from y e day of y e date of these Presents, unto 



Book XI, Fol. 193. 

fore Sealing it is to be understood and hereby it s provided 

y t y e said Mary Hill doth for her self her Heirs and Assigns 

quit claim to y e said John Hill his Heirs & assigns all her 

right in her Mother 8 Thirds in y c Premisses her right of 

Dower Mary Hill ( seal) 

Sign d Seal d & delivered York Sc/ Bar wick March 12 th 

In y e Presence of 1724/5 The above nam d mary 

Thomas Goodwin Hill personally appeared before 

Caleb Maddocks me y e Subscriber one of his Maj- 

Ichabod Goodwin est ys Justices of y e Peace for s d 

County and acknowledged this In- 

strum* to be her act and deed 

John Wheelright 
March y e 24 th 1724/5 Recorded according to y e original 
and Examined by me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



This Indenture of lease, made in y e 23 d day of March, in 
y e Year of our Lord one Thousand Seven hun- 
Nathyumsdai ihed ^ twenty fivGj and in yC Eleventh Year 
Jos: Linscot of ye Re j gn f our Sovereign Lord George of 
great Britain France and Ireland King, Defender of y e faith 
&c; by and between Nath 11 Kamsdal now dwelling in Tops- 
field, in y e County of Essex, in y e Province of y e Massachu- 
setts Bay in New England Husbandman on y e one party ; 
and Joseph Linscot of York in y e County of York of y e 
aforesaid Province Husbandman, on y e other part; Witness- 
eth, that y e above said Nath 11 Kamsdal, for diverse good 
causes him y r unto moving, but more especially for and In 
Consideration of y e Sum of Six Pounds to be paid unto y e s d 
Nath 11 Kamsdal, by s d Joseph Linscott his Heirs or assigns 
Doth by these Presents Demise, Lease, Sett and to farm 
Let, unto y e said Joseph Linscott his Heirs Execut 1 ' 5 Admin 18 
or assigns A Certain Messuage or tenement w th a Tract of 
land adjoining, Containing by Estimation about fourty four 
Acres which for some years past hath been in y e possession 
of y e said Nath 11 Kamsdal, Situate lying and being w th in y e 
Township of York, between y e lands of Cap 1 Peter Nowel 
on y e Northerly side, and y e lands now in y e possession of 
James Smith and Jn° Linscott on y e other side, as by y e 
Town Grants and other Instruments on record may more 
fully appear w th all Priveledges, Commodities and appurte- 
nances whatsoever y r unto belonging to y e Sole use of y e sd 
Jos : Linscott his Heirs Execu rs Admin rs and assigns ; dur- 
ing y e Term, from y e day of y e date of these Presents, unto 



Book XI, Fol. 194. 

y e first day of November next Ensuing. Alwayes provided 
y l y e said Joseph Linscott shall not Cutt or destroy any of 
y e Green or living timber standing on the the Premisses 
unless it be for fencing y e same To have and to hold y u said 
demised and leased Premisses unto y e said Joseph Linscott 
his Heirs and Assigns for and during y e Term aforesaid. 
And y e said Joseph Linscott doth by these Presents bind 
and oblige himself his Heirs Execu rs &c unto y e said Rams- 
dal his Heirs and assigns in y e full Sum of flue hundred 
Pounds Currant money of New England y l at y e expiration 
of y e above said term, he will peacebly and quietly deliver 
up to y e said Nath 11 Ramsdal his Heirs, or his assigns, y e 
above demised Premisses, w th all y c housen [194] and fence, 
that are or may be erected thereon w th out demolishing any 
part thereof In Witness whereof y e abovesaid Parties have 
unto these Presents sett y r hands & Seals y e day and year 
first above written 

Signed Sealed ) T , Ar -, T , his T . , 

and delivered ( Joseph Moodey Joseph v Lmscot ( seal ) 
. ,. ,. V Amos Main Mark 

in Presence or us ) 

March y e 24 th 1724/5 Recorded according to y e original 
and Examined by me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Know all Men by these Presents that we Sarah Shapleigh 
Gentlewoman Relickt and Administratrix of the 
ltc» a shap?ei g h Estate of M r John Shapleigh late of Kittery de- 
Dod Curtice ceased and Nicholas Shapleigh Son and Heir of 
the deceased and also administrator of the 
aboves d Estate for divers good and lawful Causes To us 
hereunto especially moving but more especially for and in 
Consideration of a valuable Sum of Money to us in Hand 
paid by M r Dodevah Curtice of -the same Place have given 
granted bargained and sould and do by these Presents give 
grant bargain and sell and for ever sett over unto the aboves d 
Dodavah Curtice his Heirs or assigns for ever One quarter 
part of our Saw Mill that is erected at & on Spruce Creek 
in the Township of Kittery viz That quarter. Part whereof 
James Johnson hath the other Quarter part being the Wester 
part of the Mill together with all the Priviledges thereunto 
belonging as Streams Damirs Rivers Rivuletts Creek Coves 
Wharfs Landing and Mill House Saws and all other the 
Appurtenances whatsoever belonging thereunto the s d Quar- 
ter Part of the aboves d Mill To have and to hold the aboves d 
quarter Part of s d Saw Mill with One Quarter Part of all the 
appurtenances and Priviledges above mentioned whatsoever 



Book XI, Fol. 194. 

to him the s d Dodavah Curtice his Heirs or Assigns forever 
Furthermore We the said Sarah Shapleigh and Nicholas 
Shapleigh do for our selves and our Heirs Covenant to and 
the s tl Dodevah Curtice and his Heirs that the Premisses are 
free from all Incumbrances whatsoever and that we are the 
true and lawful owners thereof and have within our Selves 
full power and lawful Authority to sell and dispose of the 
same the peaceable and quiet possession thereof to warrant 
and forever defend against all Persons whatsoever laying a 
lawful Claim thereunto In Witness whereof We have here- 
unto set our hands and Seals this twentieth Day of January 
One thousand seven hundred and seven Eight 1707/8 
Signed and Sealed The Mark of 

in the Presence of us i*^ , . , , 

The Subscribers Sarah W feha P lei S h ( Seal ) 



Samuel Hill 



-b 



Nicholas Shapleigh ( seal ) 
The Mark of York sc/ April 1 th 1723 Mary 

Maryc^ot/] Welsh Welsh made oath She saw M rs 

William Godsoe Sarah Shapleigh & Cap* Nicho- 

las Shapleigh Sign Seal and De- 
liver the above Instrument and at 
the same time Samuel Hill & William 
Godsoe Signed as Witnesses with her 
Sworn before Charles Frost Jus pa 
York sc March 31 st 1725 This Day the above named William 
Godsoe personally appeared before me the Subscriber One 
of his Majestys Justices of the Peace for s d County and 
made Oath that he saw the above named Sarah Shapleigh and 
Nicholas Shapleigh Sign Seal and deliver this above Instru- 
ment, and that at the same time Samuel Hill and Mary 
Welsh Signed as Witnesses with him 

W m Pepperrell jun r 
York sc/ March 31 st 1725 Cap 1 Nicholas Shapleigh per- 
sonally appearing acknowledged the above Instrument in 
Writing to be hi? Act & Deed 

Coram Jos : Hamond J. pac 
April 7 th 1725 Kecorded from the Original & compared 

by me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all people to whom these presents shall come Rich d 
d Pearse Pearse of Marble Head in the County of Essex 
nu T T °^™^ m ^ ew England Mariner sends Greeting Know 

n" Jononnot ji , i 1 it-»«i -i -»-* /. <•«*-« 

ye that he the s d Richard Pearse for and in Con- 



Book XI, Fol. 195. 

sideration of the Sum of One hundred and twenty five 
pounds currant Money of New England to him in hand paid 
before the Ensealing and Delivery hereof by Daniel Johon- 
not of Boston in the County of Suffolk in New England Dis- 
tiller The Receipt Whereof to full content and Satisfaction 
He do hereby acknowledge and himself fully satisfied and 
thereof and of every part thereof do acquit Exonerate and 
Discharge y c said Daniel Johonnot his Heirs Execu rs & Ad- 
min 1 " 8 forever by these presents and divers other good Causes 
and Considerations him hereunto moving he the s d Richard 
Pearse have given Granted bargained and sould and by these 
presents do fully clearly freely and absolutely Give grant 
bargain sell aliene enfeoffe convey and confirm unto the said 
Daniel Johonnot his Heirs and Assigns for ever a Tract 
or parcell of Land at the Eastern part of New England 
situate lying and being in a Place called by the Indians 
Remobscus but by the English Greenland near unto the 
Ponds called round Pond falls (viz) One thousand Acres 
being butted and bounded Easterly with the River called 
Remobscus or Misconkos River and there measureth three 
quarters of a Mile and so running back from the s d River 
West wardly keeping the breadth of the three Quarters of a 
Mile tile it makes the said One thousand Acres Also two 
hundred Acres more viz One Lott aqual with these who are 
going to. Settle a New Township in said Remobscus Falls & 
what said Lott' wants of s d Two hundred Acres to have it 
back with the others by Lott that shall settle said Township 
Together with all and singular the Timber Trees Woods 
Underwoods standing lying & growing on the afores d 
granted premisses with the Rights Commodities Priviledges 
and Appurtenances whatsoever [195] Appertaining with 
Reversion and Remainder thereof To have & To hold the s d 
granted and bargained premisses with Appurtenances afore- 
said unto him the s d Daniel Johonnot his Heirs and Assigns 
to his and their own sole and proper Use Benefit and Be- 
hoof forever And the said Rich d Pearse for himself his Heirs 
Execu ts and Administrators do hereby Covenant promise 
grant and agree to and with the s d Daniel Johonnot his 
Heirs and Assigns that before the Ensealing and De- 
livery hereof he is the true and lawful Owner of all the 
above granted and bargained premisses and is lawfully 
possessed of the same in his own proper Right as a Good 
Sure and indefeasible Estate of Inheritance in Fee Simple 
having in himself full power good Right and lawful Author- 
ity to grant bargain sell s d bargained Premisses as aforesaid 
And that s d Daniel Johonnot his Heirs and Assigns shall 



Book XI, Fol. 195. 

and may by Force and Vertue of these presents lawfully 
peaceably and quietly have hold, use occupy possess and 
enjoy the said granted and bargained premisses with the 
Appurtenances free and clear and clearly acquitted Exon- 
erated and discharged of and from all and all Manner of 
former and other Grants Gifts Bargains Sales Joyntures, 
Mortgages, Wills, Entails Dowries and Incumbrances what- 
soever, And the s d Richard Pearse for him self his Heirs 
Executors Administrators do Covenant promise and Engage 
the afores d Land and Premisses to him the s (l Daniel Johon- 
not his Heirs and Assigns against the lawful Claims and 
Demands of any Person or Persons whomsoever forever 
hereafter to warrant secure and Defend. And Mary Pearse 
the wife of him the s d Richard Pearse doth by these pres- 
ents freely willingly give Yield , up and Surrender all her 
Right of Dowry and Power of Thirds of in and unto the 
above granted premisses unto him the s d Daniel Johonnot 
his 'Heirs and Assigns. In Witness whereof they have here- 
unto set their Hands and Seals this seventeenth Day of 
April in the fourth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign 
Lord George of Great Brittain France and Ireland King 
Defender of the Faith &c Anno Domini One thousand seven 
hundred and Eighteen hi8 

Signed Sealed & Delivered _ £)_ 

In presence of Richard D | Pearse ( seal ) 

George Whitehorne m ^ 

* James Cumming her 

Mary 01/1 ifr Pearse ( seal ) 

mark 

Received of M r Daniel Johonnot 

the Summ of One Hundred and 

twenty five pounds the Day of the 

Date of the above written Deed which 

is in full payment of the said Instrument 

his 



Receiv d p Richard \1qm Pearse 



mark 

Suffolk sc/ Boston 18 th Sep r 1718 Richard Pearse and 
Mary his Wife personally appeared before me y e Subscriber 
One of his Majesties Justices of the Peace for the County 
of Suffolk & acknowledged the above Deed to be their vol- 
untary Act & Deed Samuel Lynde 

Recorded according to the Original April 8 th 1725 Exam- 
ined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Book xi. 41 



Book XI, Fol. 195. 

To all people to whom these presents shall come Rich d 
Rich* Pearse Pearse of Marble Head in the County of Es- 
w To sex in New England Mariner sends greeting 

" ney Know ye that he the s cl Richard Pearse for and 
in Consideration of the Sum of One hundred and twenty 
five pounds currant Money of New England to him in hand 
paid before the Ensealing and delivery hereof by Andrew 
Sigourney of Boston in the County of Suffolk in New Eng- 
land Distiller y e Receipt whereof to full Content and Satis- 
faction he do here acknowledge and himself fully satisfied 
and thereof and of every Part thereof do acquit Exonerate 
and discharge the s d Andrew Sigourney his Heirs, Execu- 
tors and Admin rs forever by these Presents and divers other 
good Causes and Considerations him hereunto moving he 
the s d Richard Pearse have given, Granted bargained and 
sould, And b}' these presents Do fully, clearly, freely and 
absolutely Give grant bargain sell aliene, Enfeoffe convey 
and confirm unto the s d Andrew Sigourney his Heirs &> As- 
signs forever a Tract or parcell of Land at the Eastern Part 
of New England, situate lying and being in a Place called 
by the Indians Remobscus but by the English Greenland 
near unto the Ponds called Round Pounds fall (viz) One 
thousand Acres being butted and bounded Easterly with the 
River called Remobscus or Miskonkos River and there 
Measureth Three Quarters of a Mile and so running back 
from the s d River Westwardly keeping the Breadth of the 
three Quarters of a Mile till it makes the s d One thousand' 
Acres, Also two hundred Acres more (viz) One Lott aquall 
to those who are going to settle a New Township in s d Re- 
mobscus falls, and what s d Lott wants of s d two hundred 
Acres to have it back with y e others by Lott that shall 
settle s d Township. Together with all and singular the Tim- 
ber Trees Woods Underwoods standing lying and growing 
on the afores d Granted Premisses with the Rights Commodi- 
ties Priviledges and appurtenances whatsoever Appertaining 
with the Reversion & Remainders thereof To have & to 
hold the s d granted and bargained Premisses with Appurte- 
nances afores d unto him the s d Andrew Sigourney his Heirs 
and Assigns to his and their own sole and proper use Bene- 
fit and Behoof forever And the s d Richard Pearse for him- 
self his Heirs Executors & Administrators do hereby Cov- 
enant promise Grant & agree to and with the s d Andrew 
Sigourney his Heirs & Assigns that before the Ensealing 
and Delivery hereof he is the true and lawful Owner of all 
the above Granted and bargained Premisses And is lawfully 
possessed of the Same in his own proper Right as a Good 



Book XI, Fol. 196. 

sure and Indefeasible Estate of Inheritance in Fee Simple, 
having in himself full power good Right and lawful Author- 
ity to Grant bargain, sell s d bargained Premisses as afore- 
said, And that s l1 Andrew Sigourney his Heirs [190 J And 
Assigns shall and may by force and vertue of these Pres ts 

lawfully peaceably and quietly have hold 

use occupy possess and enjoy the s d Granted and bargained 
Premisses with the Appurtenances free and clear and clearly 
acquitted Exonerated and discharged of and from all & all 
Manner of former & other Grants Gifts Bargains Sales Joyn- 
tures Mortgages Wills Entails Dowries and Incumbrances 
whatsoever And the s d Richard Pearse for himself his Heirs 
Executors Administ rs do covenant promise and Engage the 
aforesaid Land and Premisses to him the s d Andrew Sigour- 
ney his Heirs & Assigns against the lawful Claims and De- 
mands of any Person or Persons whomsoever forever here- 
after to Warrant secure & defend And Mary Pearse the 
Wife of him the s d Richard Pearse doth by these presents 
freely willingly give Yield up and Surrender all her Right 
of Dowry and Power of Thirds of in and unto the above 
granted Premisses unto him the Andrew Sigourney his 
Heirs and Assigns. In Witness whereof They have hereunto 
set y r Hands and Seals This seventeenth Day of April in the 
fourth Year of the Reign of Sovereign Lord George of Great 
Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith &c 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Richard |<^ p^ Pearse ( seal ) 
in the Presence of Ma ' rk 

Daniel Johonnet hQ * 

James dimming M{l, T U/X^ Pearse ( seal ) 

mark 

Received of M r Andrew Sigourney the 

Suram of One hundred & twenty five 

pounds the Day of the Date of the above 

written Deed which is in full Payment of 

the said Instrument Received his 

p Richard Pearse 

Mark 

Suffolk sc/ Boston September 29 th 1718 Richard Pearse 
and Mary his Wife personally appeared before me the Sub- 
scriber One of his Majestys Justices of the Peace for the 
County of Suffolk And acknowledged the above Deed to be 
their Voluntary Act & Deed 

Before Me Sam 11 Checkley 



Book XI, Fol. 196. 

Andrew Sigourneys Claim Entered with the Eastern 
Claims Pag : 92 : by Samuel Phipps Clerk of the Com ttee fro 
receiving and Entering said Claims 

April y e 8 th 1725 Recorded from the Original & Com- 
pared by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Articles of Agreement made and Concluded on This Fifth 

Day of June in the Year of our Lord One thou- 

PearseRich* san( J seven hundred Nineteen Between Cap' 

a whitehome Geonre Whitehorne Cap* James Pitts M r Daniel 

& Company o r 

Johonnot (Jap 1 Philip Demeresque and M r An- 
drew Sigourney all Merchants of Boston &c of the One Part 
and M r Richard Pearse within Mentioned & Mary his Wife 
of the Other Part viz Whereas by Vertue of the within 
Deed of Sale made over To the above mentioned M r Andrew 
Sigourney & each of the afores d Gentleman having Each for 
himself a Deed Similar in all Respects to the within Deed 
wherein may appear that Each & Every of the five Gentle 
Men a fores 4 are by Vertue of the s d Deed & Deeds Entituled 
to a Tract of Land in Greenland Containing One thousand 
Acres The Same to be laid Out on the Front to the Water- 
side viz Misconcous River &c Three Quarters of an English 
Mile And to run Backward upon the s d Land to compleat 
the afores d Qu ty of One Thousand Acres to each of the s d 
Gentle Men aforesaid Notwithstanding which Deeds Its 
found by Measuration of the Front of the s d Land that the 
same Measures to onely two Miles & a quarter be the same 
More or less on a Direct Course &c fc which being onely suf- 
ficient to fulfill and ackomplish the Deeds of three of the 
afores d Gentlemen For and in Consideration whereof that 
the said Land doth not Contain or Measure on the Water- 
side as was expected and aforementioned That this is there- 
fore to Intitle the s d Gentlemen afores d to a full Right Title 
and Interest in & to the Island opposite the s d Greenland 
commonly known & called by y e Name of Oar Island con- 
taining in Length about three Miles & Half down along the 
Musconcous River & in or about One Mile in Breadth be 
same more or less. This is therefore and by these presents 
owned and acknowledged by us hereafter mentioned that 
this Indorsement shall and may be understood to compre- 
hend & contain all the Articles Agreements Clauses and 
Conditions of the within Deed in as great and full power & 
force as though the same were therm made sale of at the be- 



Book XI, Fol. 197. 

ginning not Excluding or Lessening any of the within Reser- 
vations &c Excepting a Grant of about a small part (viz) 
Not Exceeding Ten Acres which the s d Gentlemen Are and 
Do by these Pres ts Assign & Make over to Edw d Ewan the 
same to be by him held & possessed without Interruption 
and to be taken at the Westermost Bounds or beginning: of 
the s d Greeland the s d Point being known by the Name of 
Hoagomore Cove from thence not to Exceed in Front to the 
waterside above twenty Rods To all and every of the afores d 
Articles according to the true Intent purpose and Meaning 
hereof We the s d Parties have here unto set our Hands and 
Seals — Its further agreed upon by & between the Parties 
afores d that the s d Gentleman have laid out their Town Lotts 
on the South West point coming in of y e -Harbour in Man- 
ner and form following viz And from thence Up along into 
a small Cove adjoining to a Brook & 
No Lotts Note Each Lott being laid 

2. M r Dan 11 Johonnot out to y e Front of y e s d 

3. Cap* James Pitts Point & Cove four Rods & 

4. M r Andrew Sigourney backw ds fourty Rods which 

5. Cap 1 George Whitehorne is two Acres 

6. Cap* Philip Demeresque her 

Signed Sealed & Deliver d Mary e/L&f Pearse Att rny ( seai J 
in y e Presence of us mar k 

Nath 11 Brewer Suffolk sc/ Boston the 29 th of Sep- 

William Briscoe tember 1719. Mary Pearse Attorney 

Edward Ewen to her husband Rich d Pearse appeared 

before me the Subscriber one of his 
Majesties Justices of the Peace in s d 
County and did acknowledge this above 
written Instrument to be her free act & 
Deed Samuel Lynde 

York April 8 th 1725. Recorded from the Backside of the 
Deed on the preceeding Page Examined 

by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



[197] Articles of agreem* made & concluded on this fifth 

Richd p ^ a ^ °^ ^ une * n tne ^ ear °f our ^ or ^ one ' tnou - 

& aiSt sand seven hundred and nineteen between Cap 1 

ho e r°nf/cSmp- George Whitehorne Cap* James Pitts M r Daniel 

Johnnot; Cap 1 Philip Dumeresque & M r Andrew 

Sigourney all Merchants of Boston &c of the one Part & M r 

Richard Pearse within mentioned & his Wife Mary of the 



Book XI, Fol. 197. 

other Part viz 1 Whereas by Vertue of the within Deed of 
Sale made over to the above mentioned M r Daniel Johnnot 
all and Each of the afores d Gentlem" having Each to himself 
a Deed Similar in all Respects to the within Deed wherein 
may appear that Each & Every of the s d five Gentlemen 
afores d are by Vertue of the s d Deed & Deeds Entituled to a 
Tract of Land in Greenland containing One Thousand Acres 
the same to be laid out on the Front to the Waterside viz 
Misconcous River &c Three Quarters of an English Mile & 
to run Backward upon the s d Land to compleat the afores d 
Quan ty of One thousand Acres to Each of the s d Gentlemen 
aforesaid Notwithstanding which Deeds its found by Measu- 
ration of the Front of the s d Land that the same measures to 
only two 'English Miles and a Quarter (Be the same more 
or less on a direct Line &c) which being only sufficient to 
fulfill & accomplish the Deeds of three of the Gentlemen 
afores d for and in Consideration whereof that the s d Land 
doth not contain or Measure on the water Side as was ex- 
pected and aforementioned That This is therefore to Entitle 
the s d Gentlemen afores d to full Right & Title & Interest in 
and to the Island opposite the s d Greenland commonly known 
and called by the name of Oar Island containing in Length 
about three Miles and a half down along the s d Misconcous 
River And in or about one Mile in breadth be the same 
more or less This is therefore and by these presents owned 
and acknowledged by us hereafter mentioned that this In- 
dorsement shall and may be understood to comprehend and 
Contain all the Articles Agreements Clauses and Conditions 
of the within Deed in as great and full power as though the 
same were therein made sale of at the Besfinninsr not Exclud- 
ing or lessening any of the within Reservations &o Except- 
ing a Grant of about a Small part viz not Exceeding Ten 
Acres which the s d Gentlemen are and do by these Presents 
assign and make over to Edward Ewen the same to be by 
him held and possessed without the least Interruption and 
to be taken at the Westermost bounds or beginning of the 
s d Greenland the s d Point being known by the Name of 
Hongomonco Cove and from thence not to Exceed in Front 
to the water side above twenty Rods To all & Every of the 
afores 3 Articles according to the true Intent Purpose and 
Meaning Hereof we the aforos d Parties have hereunto set our 
hands and Seals &c Its farther agreed upon by and between 
the Parties afores d that the s d Gentlemen have laid out their 
Town Lotts on the South West Point coming in of the 



Book XI, Fol. 197. 

Harbour in Manner and form following viz & From Thence 

Up along into Smelt Cove adjoyning to a Brook &c 

Lotts N° Note Each Lott being laid 

2. M r Daniel Johnnot out to the Front of y e s d 

3. Cap 1 James Pitts Point and Cove four Rods 

4. M r Andrew Sigourney & fourty Rods backwards 

5. Cap 1 George Whitehorne being to each two Acres 

6. Cap 1 Philip Dumeresque 

Signed sealed A/r h w-r» * *.*. t \ 

and Delivered MaryOjCtPearse Attorney ( seal ) 

in the Presence of us Suffolk "so Boston 29 th Septemb r 
Nath 11 Brewer 1719 Mary Pearse Attorney to her 

William Briscoe Husband Richard Pearse personally 
Edward Ewen appeared before me the Subscriber 

One of his Majesty Justices of the 
Peace in s d County & did acknowledge 
this above written Instrument to be her 
free Act and Deed Samuel Lynde 

Daniel Johonnots Claim Entered 
with y e Eastern Claims pag. 92 
by Samuel Phipps Clerk of the 
Com ttee for Receiving & inter- 
ing s d Claims 

April 8 th 1725 Recorded from the Original & Compared 

by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all Christian People to whom these presents shall come 

we william Hillton of Misconcus in the County 

miton & o Stnson of . Comwellinthe Eastward Coaster & James 

& a 8ora P anT Stillson of New Castle in New Hampshire both 
in New England Fisherman sed Greeting Know 
ye that we the s d William Hillton and James Stilson for and 
in Consideration of the the Sum of five hundred pounds in 
Money to us in hand already paid by Cap 1 Jonathan Putnam 
& M r John Putnam Jun r & M r James Bound & M r John 
Herick all of Salem in the County of Essex in the province 
of the Massachusetts Bay in New England and Giles Juemey 
of Marble Head & M r John Cumption of Boston Mariner in 
the province afores d The Receipt whereof We do acknowl- 
edge and our selves therewith fully Satisfied contented and 
paid have bargained and Sould & by these presents do freely 
fully and absolutely Give grant bargain sell aliene set over 
and Confirm unto the aboves d Jonathan Putnan John Put- 



Book XI, Fol. 198. 

nam and James Bound and John Herrick and Giles Juemy 
and John Cumpton Two several Tracts of Land viz all that 
Island in Misconcus River commonly called & known by the 
Name of Misconcus Island It being about One thousand 
Acres And also four thousand Acres of Land and Marsh 
upon y e Main in s d Misconcous River bounded as followeth 
to begin at a Hemlock or Spruce Tree marked by a Creek 
Side which is Cap 1 Cumberlands Bound also Then to run 
North East & by North two Miles to a Hemlock Tree 
marked standing about fourty poles from the Great River 
where the s d Hillton & Stillson doth allow to the s d Cap 1 
Putnam and Company forty Poles in breadth down to the 
River for priviledge of Landing to the River And from the s d 
Hemlock Tree to run North West and by West Three Miles 
into the Country Then to run South west and by South two 
Miles Then to run South East & by East [198] Three Miles 
to the Tree first mentioned And what there is diminished in 
the Measure by Ponds within the s d bounds s d Hillton and 
Stillson are to make it up at the Head of the Land Together 
with all A¥oods Timber Springs Ponds Water Courses with 
all other Profits & Priviledges and appurtenances therennto 
belonging or anywise appertaining Together with free Lib- 
erty to flow any Part of s d Stillsons or Hillton Lands if it be 
done by a Damm made upon their own Land To have & To 
hold to use occupy possess and enjoy free & clear to them 
and each of them and each of their Heirs Execut rs Adminis- 
trators and Assigns for ever clearly acquitted and discharged 
of and from all and all manner of former Gifts Grants Bar- 
gains Sales Claims Mortgages or Incumbrances whatsoever 
And the said William Hillton and James Stillson do for 
themselves their Heirs Exec rs and Administrators Covenant 
promise and agree to and with the s d Jonathan Putnam John 
Putnam James Bound John Herrick John Cumpton and 
Giles Juemiey their Heirs Executors Admin rs & Assigns 
That is to say that at the Time of this Bargain making & 
untill the Ensealing of these Presents They the s d William 
Hillton & James Stillson are the true and lawful Owners 
of all the above bargained Premisses and have in their own 
Names good Right full power and lawful Authority to make 
this Bargain & Sale as abovesaid and shall and will from 
Time to Time forever hereafter Warrant maintain and De- 
fend the title of all the above granted Premisses unto the s d 
Jonathan Putnam John Putnam James Bound John Herrick 
Giles Juemiey & John Cumpton and to their Heirs Execu- 
tors Administrators and Assigns forever and every part 
thereof against all manner of Person or Persons laying any 



Book XI, Fol. 198. 

legal Claim thereunto or any Part of it As Witness our 

hands and Seals this twenty seventh Day of May Seventeen 

hundred and twenty And in the Sixth Year of the Reign of 

our Sovereign Lord George King over Great Britain &c 

Memorandum It is to be understood that the Point or Strip 

of Land that lieth to the Southward of the Tract of Land 

sould in the broad bay as abovesaid is comprehended in this 

Deed of Sale It is meant that Strip that lieth between the 

two Creeks William Hilton ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered James Stillson ( seal) 

in Presence of us Witnesses A/r ^i^S-iu / \ 

Josiah Batchelder Mar S ret VtA™ton ( seal ) 

John Brown jun r Hannah Stilson ( seal ) 

his yy^Mark 

Suffolk sc/ Boston y e 8 th March 1720/21 William Hillton 
appeared before me the Subscriber One of his Majesties 
Justices of the Peace in s d County and did acknowledge 
this above written Instrument to be his free Act and Deed 

Samuel Lynde 

Essex Sc/ Marble Head March y e 11 th 1720/1 Margaret 
Hilton Personally appeared before me the Subscriber One 
of his Majesties Justices of the Peace and acknowledged the 
above Instrument to be her free Act & Deed 

Azor Gale 

Essex sc/ At his Majestys Inferiour Court of Pleas holden 
at Ipswich by adjournment — Aprill 11 th 1721, Then Josiah 
Batcheder and John Bound the two Witnesses within men- 
tioned to this Instrument made Oath that they were present 
and Saw William Hillton & James Stillson the two Vendors 
within named Sigh Seal & duely Execute the within Instru- 
ment to be their Act & Deed & that these Deponents sub- 
scribed as Witnesses thereunto 

Sworn Attest Stephen Sewall Cler 
anno B-i Eis Georgii Octavo 

Essex sc/ Salem November 11 th 1721. Then James Stil- 
son one of the Vendors within named personally appearing 
acknowledged the within written Instrument with his Hand 
& Seal thereto affixt to be his voluntary Act and Deed 

Coram Stephen Sewall Jus Pe 

April 8 th 1725. Recorded from the Original & therewith 
Compared by Jos": Moodey Reg r 



Book XI, Fol. 198. 

We whose Names are Underwritten have bought two sev- 
jon» Putnam era ^ parcells of Land of William Hilton & James 
& t Stillson at Misconcus viz An Island Known by 
* ! i! the Name of Misconcus Island of about One 
thousand Acres and four thousand Acres of Land and Marsh 
in the broad bay in Misconcus River as may appear by a 
Deed of Sale under the Hands & Seals of the s d William 
Hilton and James Stilson which Deed of Sale is made' to 
Cap 1 Jonathan Putnam James Bound John Putnam John 
Herick John Compton and Giles Juemye But the Deed doth 
not say what Part or Share each Proprietor hath in s d Lands 
Now for a Right Understanding & that each Proprietors 
Share may be known It is to be understood that Jonathan 
Putnam & John Putnam have each of them One thousand 
Acres apiece upon the Main & each of them two hundred 
Acres upon the Island & James Bound hath five hundred 
Acres upon the Main & two hundred Acres upon the Island 
and John Herick hath five hundred Acres upon upon the 
Main and two hundred Acres upon the Island And John 
Cumpton hath Three hundred Acres upon the Main & One 
hundred Acres upon the Island And Giles Juemye hathe 
five hundred Acres upon the Main and One hundred Acres 
upon the Island And we the aboves d Parties do agree and 
Promise each to other and for our Heirs and Assigns that 
the Land aboves d shall be divided according to Quantity and 
quality to each man his Share as is above expressed And as 
to the Mill Stream Each Man shall have an aqual Priveledge 
provided he carries on an aqual Share in building And we 
do for ourSelves our Heirs Executors Administrators and 
Assigns To Quit claim Each to other upon Division to our 
Several Parts and Shares as is above exprest 

As Witness our hands and Seals this twenty Eighth Day 
of December Seventeen hundred & twenty two And in the 
Ninth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord King George 
over Great Britain &c Memorandum It is to be understood 
that two hundred Acres that is overplus upon the Main and 
that point of Land to the Southward of the Bounds is to be 
aqually divided between all the Proprietors they paying 
accordingly Jonathan Putnam ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered John Putnam ( seal ) 

in Presence of us Witnesses Ws Mark 

his * Iark John^Hericke (seal) 

John VLegroo James Bound ( seal ) 

John Conin G y les Juim y ( Seal ) ( Seal ) 

Abiah Holbrook John Compton ( seal ) 

Abiah Doane 



Book XI, Fol. 199. 

Essex sc/ Salem December 31 st 1722 Then Cap 1 Jonathan 
Putnam John Putnam John Herick James Bound all person- 
ally appearing acknowledged the within Instrument to be 
their voluntary Act & Deed 

Coram Tim Lindall Jus Pac s 
Suffolk sc/ Boston January 7 th 1722 M r John Compton 
appeared & acknowledged the Instrument on the other Side 
to be his free Act & Deed 

Coram Sam 11 Chackley Jus Pac s 
Essex sc/ Marblehead January 20 1723/4 M r Giles 
Juemy personally appeared and acknowledged the Instru- 
ment on the other Side to be his free Act & Deed 

Coram Azor Gale Jus. Pac s 
April 8 th 1725 Recorded according to the Original Exam- 
ined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



[199] Know all men by these Presents that I Giles Juemy 
Giles Ju m °^ Marble head in the County of Essex in the 
To Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New 

England Carter for and in Consideration of the 
Sum of seventy five Pounds in Bills of Publick Credit on 
the Province afores d paid by Joseph Pope and Samuel Flint 
both of Salem in the County of Essex aforesaid Yeoman 
the Receipt whereof I hereby acknowledge and my self 
therewith fully satisfied contented and paid have bargained 
and sold and I do by these Presents Give grant bargain Sell 
aliene Assign over and Confirm to the s d Joseph Pope and 
Samuel Flint their Heirs and Assigns forever One hundred 
Acres of Land on an Island commonly called and known by 
the Name of Misconcus Island Situate lying and being in 
the River called Misconcus River & also another Tract of 
Land and Marsh on the Main containing five hundred Acres 
which two Parcells or Tracts of Land I the s' J Giles Juemy 
in Partnership with Cap 1 Jonathan Putnam and others pur- 
chased of William Hillton and James Stillson as by a Deed 
under their Hands and Seals bearing Date May the 17 th 
1720 will appear Together with all Rights Priviledges & 
Appurtenances any manner of Ways thereunto appertaining 
and belonging To have <& To hold to them the s d Joseph 
Pope & Samuel Flint their Heirs & Assigns forever the 
the aboves d One hundred Acres of Land on the s d Island 
and five hundred Acres of Land and Marsh on the Main To 
their only sole proper Benefit and behoofe from hence forth 
and forever more And I the s d Giles Juemy for my Self my 






Book XI, Fol. 199. 

Heirs Executors and Administrators Covenant to & with the 
s d Joseph Pope & Samuel Flint them and each of them their 
Heirs and Assigns and each of them that at the Time of the 
Ensealing & Delivery of these Presents I have good Right 
full Power & Lawfull Authority to sell and convey as afores d 
And farther I the s d Giles Juemy for my self my Heirs 
Execut rs Adminis rs Covenant & agree to & with y e s d Joseph 
Pope & Samuel Flint their Heirs & Assigns to" Warrant and 
defend the above granted and bargained Premisses from 
time to time and at all Times for ever hereafter from the 
lawful Claims or Demands of any Person or Persons by 
from or under me the s d Giles Juemy or from by or under 
the s d William Hilton & James Stilson In Testimony whereof 
I have hereunto set my hand & Seal this sixteenth of. Day 
of November Anno Domini One thousand Seven hundred 
and twenty four Annoque Regni R R Kis Georii Nunc Anglia 
&c Undecimo Gyles Juimy ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & delivered Essex Salem Nov 1 * 16. 1724 

In Presence of Then Giles Juimy Personally 

John Putnam appearing acknowledged this 

James Bound Instrument to his voluntary 

Act & Deed 

Coram Tim Lyndal Jus : Pac s 
April 8 th 1725 Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall Come David 
Sayer of Kittery in y e Count v of York w th in his 
ToRob?S? r Majesties Province of y e Massachusetts Bay in 
New England Yeoman Sends Greeting Know 
Ye y* y e said David Sawyer for and in Consideration of y e 
sum of thirty Pounds Current money of New England to 
him in hand paid before y e Ensealing and delivery of these 
Presents by Robert Gray of Berwick in y e County and 
Province aforesaid Husbandman y e Receipt whereof he y e 
said David Sawyer doth by these presents acknowledge and 
himself y r with fully satisfied Contented and paid and thereof 
doth acquit and discharge y e said Robert Gray his Heirs 
Exe rs and Adm rs forever by these Presents have Given 
Granted Bargain* 1 and sold alien d assign d Sett over and Con- 
firm d unto y e said Robert Gray his Heirs and Assigns for 
ever all y* Certain tract or Parcel of land Containing thirty 
Acres Situate lying and being in y e Township of Berwick in 
y e County aforesaid and is y l thirty Acres of land which was 



Book XI, Fol. 199. 

measured and laid out unto Lem 11 Govven y e nineteenth day 
day of June 1703 by virtue of a Grant from y e town of 
Kittery unto y e said Lem 11 Gowen bearing date y e tenth day 
of May 1703 bounded as followeth viz 1 Beginning at a white 
Oak by a drean of Water y 1 runs into White 8 Marsh so 
called and on y e South Southeast of Moses Spencers land 
and runs in Length Eas^t North East over a little Hill so 
thrd y e Swamp one hundred and Sixty Rods to a Little white 
Oak and Asp Mark* on four sides y" it Goes South South 
East thr6 y e Swamp to a small Maple Mark* on four sides y n 
it Goes West South West one hundred and Sixty Rods to a 
white Oak marked on four sides then North North West 
thirty Rods to y e first Beginning To Have and to Hold y e 
said thirty Acres of land Butted and bounded as aforesaid 
w th all and singular y e Benefits Profits and Priveledges 
thereof unto y e said Robert Gray his Heirs and Assigns to 
his and y r own proper use Benefitt and Behoof forever And 
y e said David Sawj^er for himself his Heirs Exe rs and Adm" 
doth hereby Coven 1 Grant and Agree to and w th y e said 
Robert Gray his Heirs and Assigns in manner following (y* 
is to say) y l he y e said David Sawyer at and untill y e en- 
sealing and delivery of these Presents is y e true and lawfull 
owner of y e said thirty Acres of land and Premises and 
stands lawfully seiz d thereof- in his own Proper right as a 
good perfect and absolute estate of inheritance in fee simple 
w th out any manner of Condition reversion or limitation of 
use or uses whatsoever so as to alter Change defeat or make 
void y e same to have full power good right and lawfull au- 
thority to Grant sell and Assure y e said Land and Premisses 
in manner as aforesaid and y 1 y e same are free and clear 
acquitted and discharg d of and fm all former and other Gifts 
Grants Bargains Sales Leases Mortgages Wills Entails 
Judgm ts Executions titles troubles Changes and Incumber- 
ances whatsoever and further y* y e said David Sawyer his 
Heirs Execut rs and Admin rs shall and will Warrant and de- 
fend y e said tract of thirty acres of land and Premises herein 
before Bargain d and Sold unto y e said Robert Gray His 
Heirs and Assigns for ever ag* y e lawfull claims & demands 
of all and every Person & Persons whatsoever and Elioner y e 
wife of y e said David Sawyer doth also by these Presents 
freely and willingly give yeild up and Surrender all her 
right of Dowry and power of thirds of in and unto y e above 
demised Premisses unto him y e said Robert Gray His Heirs 
and Assigns for ever In Witness whereof y e Said David 
Sawyer and Elioner his Wife have hereunto sett y r hands 
and seals this seventeenth day of Sept r Anno Domini one 



Book XI, Fol. 200. 

Thousand Seven Hundred and twenty four Annoqr Regni 
Regis Georgii Magne Britannie &c Undecimo 
Signed Seal* and deliver* David Sawyer ( seal ) 

In the Presence of us i^o / x 

Charles Frost Jun r Alienor ^Sawyer ( seal ) 

J ° hn ?is lcher [ 20 °] York Sc/ Sept r 17 th 1724 

Sam 11 k Johnson David Sawyer and Elienor his Wife 

mark Came before me and acknowledged 

y e w th in written In strum* to be y r free 

act and deed 

before Charles Frost. J r Peace 
Recorded fm y e Original Aprill y e 6 th 1725 — And Com- 
pared by me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall Come Greet- 
% ing Know Ye that I James Perry of y e County 

To of Plimouth & in y e Province of y e Massachu- 

w» wit erwe ^^ Dealer have for and in Consideration of y e 
Sum of four hundred and fifty Pounds Money Current of 
New England to me in hand well and truly paid to me be- 
fore y e Ensealing hereof — by Will m VVitherell of y e town 
Situate in y e County of Plimouth beforesaid Cordwainer y e 
Receipt whereof I do acknowledge my self and am y r w th 
fully Satisfied and Contented Have Given Granted and Sold 
and by these Presents do freely fully and Absolutely Give 
Grant Bargain Sell Alienate Convey & Confirm to him y e 
Said Will m Witherell his Heirs and Assigns and Assigns 
forever Certain tracts of land or Parcells both upland or 
Marsh land lying or being at a Place Call d Miscongus North- 



ward from Pemiquid about eight miles lying and being in 
within y e Goverment of Anapolis Royal Six hundred Acres 
of abovesaid land lying upon a certain neck of land lying 
and being upon Hocomockeng neck of land all for one half 
of an Island Called by y e name of Hogg Island lying East- 
erly of Hocomockeng or Point by estimation three miles in 
length — and one mile in Breadth also a small Island lying 
near y* Indian Town all w ch abovesaid tracts or parcells of 
land I purchased of Richard Pears of Remoggscus or Mis- 
congus Now of Anapolis Royal also four Acres lying near 
Richard Pears upon Greenland River all w ch said lands and 
bounds may more appear by a deed under y e hand and Seal 
of Richard Peirce bearing date y e day of Sept 1 " One 

Seven hundred and Eighteen May more large appear Refer- 



Book XI, Fol. 200. 

ence y r to being had To have to Hold S d Granted and bar- 
gain 11 Premisses w th all y e Appurtenances Priveledges and 
Commodities to y e same belonging or in any wise to him y e 
said Will™ Witherell his Heirs & Assigns to his and their 
only proper use — benefitt and behoof forever and Said 
Will m Witherell his Heirs and Assigns shall and may from 
henceforth and forever by virtue of these Presents lawfully 
peaceably and quietty have Hold use Occupy possess and 
Enjoy y e said Demised and Bargain d Premises w th y e appur- 
tenances thereof free and clear and clearly acquitted and 
discharg d of fin all and all former and other Gifts Grants 
Bargains Sales Leases Mortgages and of and fm all other 
Incumberances whatsoever had made Committed done or 
Suffer 3 to be done by me y e s d James Perry his Heirs or 
assigns at any time or times before y e ensealing and of these 
presents Furthermore I y e said James Perry do for my Self 
my Heirs Execut rs Adm rs do Covenant and Engage y e above 
demised Premises to y e said Will m Witherell his Heirs and 
assigns ag 1, y e Lawfull Claims and demands of any Person - 
or Persons whatsoever for ever hereafter do Warrant secure 
and defend In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my 
hand and Seal this tenth day of Aprill one Thousand Seven 
hundred and Nineteen in y e fifth Year of our Reign of our 
Sovereign Lord George By y e Grace of God Great Britain 

and so forth King Annoq> Domini one Thousand 

Seven hundred and Nineteen James Perry ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed and delivered Plymouth sc/ Aprill 30 th 1720 
In Presence of us The abovesaid James Perry 

Joseph Bryoutt acknowledged this Instrum* to 

David Turness to be his act and deed 

before me Nath 11 Thomas Jus : Peace 
Recorded according to y e Original Aprill y e 6 th 1725 
Comap d by me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all Christian People to whom these Presents shall 
b ingersaii C° me Greeting Know Ye y 1 I Benjamin Ingersall 
T-Mmet of ^ ^ own <)f Falmouth in y e County of York In 
ye p r0 vince of y e Massachusetts Bay in New Eng- 
land Know Ye that 1 y e said Benjamin Ingersall for and In 
Consideration of a valuable sum to me in hand paid have 
Given Granted Sold Convey d and Confirm d unto Thomas 
Millet of y e Town of Glocester in y e County of essex in y e 
Province aforesaid A Certain tract of land hereafter named 



•Book XI, Fol. 201. 

lying and being in y e Township of Falmouth aforesaid Said 
tract of land Containing fifty Acres and lyes as followcth 
which is y e one half of an hundred Acres y l John Ingersall 
sold to Joseph Ingersall and is butted and bounded as fol- 
loweth beginning at y e bounds of Thomas Cloyce on y e East 
and running down on y e back side of said Cloyce 8 house 
bounded on y e South side by y* Said Gulley as it runneth 
and bounded on y e west side by y e old path near Capisick 
falls y* went down to y e back Cove beginning at y e Cross 
paths for its Breadth -Now it is fifty Acres outofy said 
hundred Acres y l John Ingersall sold to his Broth 1 * Joseph 
Ingersall To have and to Hold unto him y e said Thomas 
Millet and to his Heirs Execu rs Adm rs and Assigns all y e 
abovement d fifty Acres of land w th all y e woods Grasses 
underwoods Water Courses and every advantage thereunto 
belonging And I y e Said Benjamin Ingersou do Covenant 
and by these Presents resign all my whole right title and 
Interest into y e same and every part thereof to belong and 
appertain Unto y e only use benefett and behoof of him y e 
Said Thorn 8 Millet his Heirs Exe rs Admin rs and Assigns for- 
ever Warranting y e same ag* all persons under me In Wit- 
ness whereof I y e said Benjamin In Ger soil haue hereunto 
set my hand and Seal this fifth day of may one Thousand 
Seven Hundred and Twenty two 

Signed Sealed and delivered Benjamin Ingersall ( seal ) 
In Presence of us Mary Ingersall ( seal ) 

Peter Walton Memorandum That before y e Ensealing 
Samuel Cob of y e above written deed y e said Thorn 8 
Millet does ingage to Come and settle in 
The Township of Falmouth w th in a year 
after y e date of y e above written deed other- 
wise it is to be void and of none Effect 
York Sc/ Falmouth May y e 5 th 1722 Benjamin Ingersall 
appeared before me y e Subscriber and acknowledged y e 
above Instrument to be his Voluntary Act and deed 

Sam 11 Moodey J. Peace 
Aprill 6 th 1725. Recorded according to y e Original and 
Campar d by me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



[201] To all People to whom this Present deed of sale 

jn» Jeffard sna ^ Come Greeting Know ye that I John Jeffards 

t- Mulct °^ -^oxford m y e County of Essex in his Majes tys 

Province of y e Massachusetts Bay in New England 



Book XI, Fol. 201. 

Husbandman do for and In Consideration of y e full sum of 
Thirty Pounds in good Bills of Publick Credit to me in hand 
Paid before y e Ensealing of these Presents by Thorn 8 Millet 
of Falmouth In y e County of York in y e Province of Main 
Cordvvainer y° Receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge 
and my self v r w th fully satisfied and paid and thereof and 
of every part thereof acquit and fully discharge S d Millet 
his Heirs and Exe rs and Adm 1 " 8 by these Presents do fully 
clearly and absolutely Give Grant Bargain Sell Aliene en- 
feoff Convey and Confirm unto y e said Thorn 8 Millet his 
Heirs and assigns forever all my right title Interest Claim 
or demand whatsoever of in and to y e land w th in y e Town- 
ship of Falmouth in y e County aforesaid viz 4 An one Acre 
Lott in y e first Divission in Falmouth aforesaid w th y e frame 
and well thereon also a three Acre Lott in y e Second divis- 
sion Said two Lotts being butted and bounded as by y e 
Proprietors of Falmouth y r Book of Records may Appear 
Reference y r to being had also thirty Acres in y e third Devi- 
sion as by Said Records may appear together w th all my 
Interest in y e Common and undivided land in y e Township 
of Falmouth aforesaid To have and to hold y e said Granted 
aud Bargained Premises unto him y e Thorn 8 Millet his Heirs 

and assigns for ever together w th all Priveledges Profits and 

21 
appurtenances y r unto belonging to his and their Sole Proper 
use benefitt and behoof forever And I y e said John Jeffards 
for me my Heirs Execu rs and adm rs do Covenat Promise and 
Grant to and w th y e said Thorn 8 Millet his Heirs and assigns 
y l I am y e True Sole and Lawfull owner of said Granted and 
demised Premisses and have full power to sell and Confirm 
y e Same in manner as abovesaid and y l it shall and may be 
lawfull" for y e said Thorn 8 Millet his Heirs and Assigns from 
time to time and at all times for ever hereafter by force and 
virtue of these Presents lawfully Peacebly and quietly to 
have hold use Occupy possess and Enjoy Said Granted and 
demised Premises free and clearly acquitted and discharg d 
from all other Gifts Grants Bargains Sales Mortsra^es Wills 
Doweries or Incumberances whatsoever . Warranting this 
deed ot sale to be good and valid in y e law ag* y e just claims 
or lawfull demands of all persons whatsoever and Lydia y e 
wife of s d John Jeffards doth clearly fully aud absolutely 
give yield up and Surrender unto y e Said Thorn 8 Millet his 
Heirs and assigns for ever all her right of Dowry and power 
of thirds of in and to y e Premisses by these Presents In 
Testimony whereof we y e said John Jeffards and Lydia Jef- 

* Book xi. 42 



Book XI, Fol. 201. 

fards have hereunto sett our hands and Seals this twenty 
Second day of February Anno Domini 1724/5 
Signed Sealed and delivered John Jeffards ( Seal ) 

In Presence of us Lydia Jeffards ( seal ) 

Hannah Fisk Essex Sc/ Ipswich Feb : 22 d 1724/5 

Mories Millet Then y e w th in named John Jeffards per- 

Samuel Waite sonally appear d and acknowledg d y e w th in 
instrument to be his free act and deed 
before Thorn 8 Berry Jus : peace 
Aprill y c 6 th 1725 Recorded according to y e Original and 
Compared by me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all Christian People to whom these Presents shall 
Ben Larraby Come Greeting Know ye that I Benjamin Larraby 
to of y e Town of North Yarmouth in y e County of 
York in y e Province of y e Massachusetts Bay in 
New England Know ye that I y e s d Benjamin Larraby for 
and in Consideration of y e full and just sum of Thirty three 
Pounds Ten shillings in hand paid have Given Granted Sold 
Convey d and Confirm 6 unto Thomas Millet of y e Town of 
Glocester in y e County of Essex in y e Province aforesaid a 
Certain house and tract or tracts of land or lands lying and 
being in y e Township of Falmouth abovesaid said House 
begiiig between y e house of Thorn 5 Commingings and Robert 
Williames w th one Acre of land lying and adjoining on y e 
Westerly side on y e land now in y e possession of y e said 
Thorn 8 Commings Land and y e Land of Robert Williams to- 
gether w th a three Acre Lott and a thirty Acre Lott accord- 
ing to y e Town vote said thirty Acre Lott being laid out 
and bounded as followeth it being y e fourth lott in number 
towards Brimhall 8 thirty rod frounting leaving a high way 
upon y e Bank and North East and be East eight Score rod 
into y e woods as appears by y e Town Records Said thirty 
Acres being recorded to y e Widow Larraby late Wife to 
Stephen Larraby deceased To have and to Hold unto him y e 
Said Thorn 8 millet and to his Heirs Exec rs Adm rs and assigns 
— all y e above mention d house and tracts of land or lands 
w th all y e woods Grasses Underwoods Water Courses and 
every advantage thereunto belonging y 1 ever did or may 
belong thereunto as it is Granted fm y e Town of Falmouth 
and I y e said Benjaman Larraby do Covenant and by these 
Presents resign all my whole right title and Interest of and 
into y e Same and every part thereof to belong and appertain 
unto y e only proper use benefitt and behoof of him y e said 



Book XI, Fol. 202. 

Thomas Millet his Heirs Exec rs adm rs and assigns for ever — 
warranting y e same ag* all persons under me y e said Benja- 
min Larralty or any other Person y l shall lay any other law- 
full Claim y r unto as y e Town has granted it to me y* is to 
say as far as y e towns right shall be good to me In Witness 
whereof I y e said Benjamin Larraby have hereunto sett my 
hand and seal this second day of May one Thousand Seven 
hundred and twenty two Benjamin Larraby ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed and delivered York sc/ Falmouth may 3 d 
In y e Presence of us 1722 Benjamin Larraby per- 

John Sawyer sonally appear 11 before me y e 

Benjamin Larraby . Subscriber and acknowledged 

y c above Instrument to be his 
voluntary act and deed 

Sam 11 Moodey Jus : peace 
Aprill y e 6 th 1725 Recorded according to y e Original — 
And Examined by me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Know all men by these Presents y e Jonathan Downing 
of Newi nght on In y e Province of New Hamp- 
jomDowniU shire and" Elizabeth his Wife Samuel Hill of 
?Swa°siighton Kittery in y° County of York and Mary his 
Wife y e Said Elizabeth and Mary being y e 
only surviving Children and Coheirs of John Nelson late of 
Kittery aforesaid Shipwright [202] Deceased for a valuable 
Consideration to y m in hand paid by John Leighton and 
Tobias Leighton both of Kittery aforesaid Yeomen Have 
Given Granted Bargain 11 and sold and by these Presents for 
y m selves their Heirs Execu rs and Admin rs do give Grant 
Bargain sell Convey and Confirm unto y e said John Leighton 
and Tobias Leighton their Heirs and assigns forever one 



certain Grant of twenty Acres of land Granted by y e Town 
of Kittery unto y e said John Nelson on y e Sixteenth day of 
may 1694 to be laid out clear of former Grants w ch yet re- 
mains to be laid out and doth now of right belong unto y e 
said Elizabeth and Mary To have and to Hold y e Said Grant 
of twenty Acres of land with all y e Priveledges and appur- 
tenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining 
unto y m y e said John Leighton and Tobias Leighton y r Heirs 
and assigns for ever to be improv d by them as fully as y e 
said Granters might have done - before y e ensealing and 
delivery hereof and y e said Jonathan Downing and Elizabeth 
his Wife Samuel Hill and mary his Wife and y r Heirs to 
them y e said John Leighton and Tobias Leighton y r Heirs 



Book XI, Fol. 202. 

and assigns shall and will Warrant and defend y e title y r of 
ag l y m selves y r Heirs Exec rs and Adm rs and ag l all persons 
cfaiming from by or under them or y e said John Nelson De- 
ceased In Witness the s d Johnathan Downing and Elizabeth 
his Wife Samuel Hill and Mary his Wife have hereunto Sett 
y r hands and Seals this Sixteenth day of March Anno 
Domini One Thousand Seven hundred and twenty four five 
Annoqr R [ R s Georgii Magne Brittannie &c Undecimo 
Signed Sealed and delivered Jonathan Downing ( seal ) 

In Presence of us v ^L 

Jos : Hamond Eliza^y Downing ( seal ) 

Samuel Nutter M f r w.« , 

Samuel Hill ( seal ) 

her 

Mary Q|§ Hill ( seal ) 

Mark 

York Sc/ March 16 th 1724/5 The w th in named Jonathan 
Downing and Elizabeth his wife Samuel Hill and Mary his 
Wife personally appearing acknowledged the w th in Instru- 
ment to be y r free act and deed and Elizabeth Hi Hard y e 
late widow of y e w th in named John Nelson deceas d appeared 
at y e same time and gave up her right of Dower or thirds in 
y e w th in Bargain" 1 Premisses 

Before Jos : Hamond J. Pac 

Recorded according to y e Original Aprill y e 6 th 1725 — 
and Compard by me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall Come Benja- 
Ben- Nason mm Nason °f y e Town of Berwick in y e County of 

jro York In his Majes tys Province of y e Massachusetts 

bay in New England Yeoman and Mary y e Wife 
of said Benjamin Nason sendeth Greeting Know Ye that for 
diverse good Causes us hereunto moving and more especially 
for and in Consideration of y e full and whole sumrn of one 
hundred and Sixteen Pounds Current money of new England 
to us in hand well and truly paid before y e Ensealing and 
delivery hereof by Mary Brown of y e Town of Portsmouth 
in y e Province of new hampshire in y e County aforesaid 
executrix to y e last will and Testament of Ichabod Plaisted 
Esq r of said Berwick deceas d y G receipt thereof I y e foresaid 
Benjamin Nason am fully satisfied Contented and paid for 
every part Have Given Granted Bargained and Sold and do 
by these Presents for my self and also for my Heirs Execu rs 
admi rs and assigns for ever fully freely and absolutely Give 
Grant Bargain Sell alienate Enfeoff assign Convey pass 



Book XI, Fol. 203 



over and Confirm unto her y e aforesaid Mary Brown and to 
her Heirs Execu rs Admi rs and assigns forever Certain Par- 
eels of land and Medow Containing one hundred Acres ly- 
ing being and Situate in y e Township of Berwick as y e same 
was Given and Granted by y e Town of Kittery or by y e 
Select men of said Town and laid out Decern 1 " y e twenty 
first 1709 Twenty Acres of it by Daniel Emery Surv r and 
bounded as by said Return Near a Place called y e Beaver 
Damm also thirty Acres laid out Sept r Eleventh 1701 laid 
out by Nicholas Gowen Surv r y e first Parcell was laid out 
w th fifty Acres to Cap* Robinson and y e last part w th thirty 
Acres of John Cooper 8 Reference to Said Returns being had 
for y e Butts & bounds will plain and at large appear and 
Fifty Acres of y e aforesaid hundred lyeth near to a place 
known and Called by y e name of Sluts Corner taking its 
Beginning at a Red oak tree standing at y e west end of y e 
Spruce Swamp w ch tree is one Corner bounds of Richard 
Lord 8 Land Tlien from Said Tree running East North East 
one hundred and fourty two Poles and from that Extent 
South one Quarter East one hundred and Seventeen Poles 
Then West North West one hundred & fifty Eight Poles to 
y e red oak tree above mentioned all w ch hundred Acres of 
land and Medow aforesaid and every part and Parcel thereof 
as it is herein sett forth and bounded To have and to Hold 
to her y e aforesaid Mary Brown and to her Heirs Execu rs 
Adm rs and assigns for ever w th all and Singular y e appurte- 
nances Priveledges & Commodities thereunto belonging 
being freely and clearly exonerated Acquitted and dis- 
charged of and from all manner of former and other Gifts 
Grants Bargains Sales Joyntures Dowries Titles Troubles 
Charges or any other Incumberances whatsoever had made 
done or suffer d to be done by me y e foresaid Benjamin Nason 
whereby y e foresaid Mary Brown or her Heirs Exec rs adm rs 
or assigns may be in any wayes molested or disturbed in y r 
quiet and peaceble Injoyment and Improvem 1 of y e above 
granted Premisses and further I y e said Benjamin Nason do 
by these Presents for my self my Heirs Exe rs adm rs and 
assigns forever Covenant Promise and agree to and w th y e 
foresaid Mary Brown and w th her Heirs Execu rs Adm rs and 
assigns for ever to save y m harmless and to Warrant and de- 
fend y e title herein Given to y e abovegranted Premisses ag* 
any person or Persons whatsoever y* shall from time to time 
or at any time forever hereafter claim or Challenge any law- 
full right title Interest or Property to y e above granted Prem- 
isses or to any part or Parcel y r of In [203] Witness hereof 



Book XI, Fol. 203. 

we y e aforesaid Benjamin Nason and Mary his Wife have 
hereunto Sett our hands and Seals this twenty Second day 
of June Anno Domini one Thousand Seven hundred twenty 
and two and in y e Eigth year of King George his Reign &c 
Signed Sealed and Delivered Benjamin Nason ( seal ) 

In y e Presence of us her 

Samuel Plaisted -i Maxy/ffl) Nason ( seal ) 

her Mark 

Mehitable fofJ Goodwin > Witnesses 

V/(/7 Pro e C Benjamin Na- 

Mark J New Hamps r ( son and Mary 

his Wife psonally appearing 
And acknowledged the above 
instrument to be y r voluntary act 
and deed this 22 d day of June 1722 
Coram R Nibirtee Jus Peace 
Aprill y e 6 th 1725 Recorded fromy e Original — and Com- 
pared by Me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



I Robert Wadligh of Wells in y e County of York shire 
Rob' wadieigh ^° % these Presents assign and make over 
__ t° unto M r Her : Symonds of wells or his heirs 

Her: Symonds , . J , . , , . . 

and assigns for ever all my right and title to 
my Town Grant for two hundred Acres of Upland at Tad- 
necke and a fourth part of y e Marsh there w ch Grant is re- 
corded in y e Town Records of wells — Witness my hand 
this 14 th of March ff Robert Wadligh 

Witness us Acknowledged before me May y e 5 th 1660 

William Symonds Jos : Booth Com r 

John Wilcott 

This is a True Copy Taken out of y e Town Book of Rec- 
ords and y r w th Compared this 18 th of Decern 1 " 1674 — 

as Attest Sam 11 Wheelwright Town Clerk 

I being one appointed by y e Town of wells w th Some oth- 
ers do Testify that I did help to lay out y e above mention* 1 
Parcel of land — as Witnesseth my hand this 18 th Decern 1 * 
1674 William Hamonds Comr 

I William Hamond do Swear to y e truth of what is writ- 
ten next above taken upon Oath 23 d day of Nov r 1675 

Samuel Symonds Deputy Govern 1 " 

I Herlackinden Symonds do assign and make over unto 
Her:Simonds Eliakim Hutchinson of Boston y e abovemen- 
Eiiak- T Hutchisou tiond two hundred Acres of Upland and par- 
cel of Marsh unto him his Heirs and Assigns 



Book XI, Fol. 203. 

forever for a Certain Consideration long since receiv d of s d 
Hutchinson p m0 June 1688 Har : Symonds 

Witness — Peter Sergeant 
E Earb 
I Eliakim Hutchinson do give and assign over to M r John 
Ei- Hutchinson Pasted of Portsmouth all my right and In- 
to terest of y e vv th in mention* 1 land as Witness my 

Jn ° PlaiMtcd hand this 11 th of Jan? 1699 — I say to him his 
Heirs and Assigns for ever E m Hutchinson 

Signed Sealed and deliver Suffolk Sc/ Boston Janu ry 

In Presence of y e 11 th 1699 Eliakim Hutch- 

Js : c Addington inson Esq 1 " Personally ap- 

Edw d Turfrey peared and acknowledg d y e 

above written Instrum* to be his 
Act and deed 
Coram Js. c Addington J. peace 
April 6 th 1725. The Assignments & Attestations on this 
& former Page Recorded from the Original & compared 

by Jos : Moody Reg r 



Jn r Har s Simonds Boston 22 d January 1673 

Concerning the land I bought of you at Tadtnock in 
Geo .-Parsons Wells bounds ; I returned y e said land: With 
Har -sim nd ?" ^ eG ^ 7 0u 8 ave me back to your own Self so 
I have no p* nor Parcel of any land on Tatnock 
as abovesaid And so Rest your freind Geo : Pearsons 

Witness John Fuller 

her 

Sarah (jj) Wei man 

Mark 

Recorded According to y e Original April y e 6 th 1725 And 
Compared by me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Know all men by these Presents that wee y e Inhabitants 
cap:Porpus °^ Cape Porpus have Given and Granted unto 
Nic- Moore Nicholas Moorey of said Place one hundred 
Acres of land joining to John Rennals land at 
Kennebunk River to be four Score Poles in Breadth by y e 
River side and to Extend till y e Sum of one hundred Acres 
be Compleated w th Liberty to Cutt and haul any Pine trees 
or Timber that is on said Commons for y e use of said Mo- 
reys Mill and on y e land being ungranted 

Att a Legall Town Meeting at Cape Porpus aforesaid w th 



Book XI, Fol. 204. 

y e full Consent of y e Inhabitants of said Place do Grant y G 
Same unto y e Said Moorey his Heirs Assigns Order for ever — 
As Witness our hands — y e twenty fifth day of January 1687 
and these lands is to run up y e River from John Rennals 
Land up stream as Said River four Score Pole in Breadth 
aforesaid p Me John Purrington Town Clerk 

We y e Select Men Subscribers Grant on y e other side 
mention' 1 as free actors in y e same as Witness our hands 

John Purington Sen 1 * 

his 

JohnNf Miller 



Mark 
his 

John «-y£. Downing 



Mark 

Richard Randal 
John Davis 
A true Copy from Cape Porpus Town book Now in y e 
Secretary 8 office In Boston Examined 

p J Willard Sec 1 * 
Recorded Aprill y e 6 th 1725 Compar d 

by Me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



[204] At a Legal Town Meeting of y e Proprietors Free- 
cap: Porpus holders an( l other Inhabitants of y e Town of 
John storer Arundel Alias Ca P e Porpus On ]S T ov r 1719 Then 
Given and Granted unto John Storer of Wells 
fifty Acres of land any where y 1 may be Convenient on y e 
town Commons to be laid out no wayes infringing on any 
former Grant to him and his Heirs for ever provided y l y e 
said John Storer do build and settle on said Land -or some 
other Place in said Town and bear his Equall proportion in 
any publick Charge arising in Said Town either by himself 
or any other person by his Order w th in twelve mounths after 
y e date hereof if not driven of by y e Enemy — or else this 
to be void and of no effect 

p James Mussey Town Clerk 

A True Copy as appears on y e Records of the Town of 
Arundel alias Cape Porpus and there w th Compared this 21 st 
day of Nov r 1719 Attes : James Mussey Town Clerk 

A True Copy Examined 

p John Wheelwright Jus : Peace 

April 6 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by" Jos : Moodey Reg 1 



Book XI, Fol. 204. 

These may Satisfie whom it may Concern that I have laid 
cap Porpus out f° r J° nn Storer of Wells fifty Acres of land 
To in y e Township of Arundell Alias Cape Porpus 
by vertue of a Grant from y e town bearing date 
Nov r y e 18 th day 1719 y e land lying and being on y e West- 
ern Side of y e River where M r Brown and S d John Storer 8 
Saw mill Now stands beginning below S d mill at a white 
Oak tree Mark 1 on four sides with. I:S: and from thence 
running on a west north west Course 80 Poles or rods unto 
a White Oak tree mark 1 on four sides with I: S. and from 
thence on a North North East Course a 100 poles or rods 
unto a white Oak tree mark* on four sides w th I: S: y e fore- 
said tree standing by a Cove goes into y e aforesaid Riuer 
and so running down y e said River as S d River runs to y e 
first said Mark 1 tree which body of land Contains fifty Acres 
Given under my hand this Seventh day of Decern 1, 1719 
In Presence of Nich Cole Surv r of land for Wells 

Andrew Brown Selectman for Arundel 

Entred in y e new book of Records for y e Town of Arun- 
del Pag : 17 th This 17 th day of Decern' 1719 
A True Copy Examined p James Mussey Clerk 

p John Wheelwright Jus : Peace 

April 6 th 1725 Recorded from the Original & Compared 

by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Laid out for John Batson of Portsmouth y e Son of John 

Batson Deceased late of Cape Porpus a Certain 

cap Porpus tnMjfc of l^ an(J Medow Situated as folio weth — 

Jn° Batson ping 

on y e North side of Stephen Stone Creek to be- 

Stepping 

gin at a stake and Stones where y e Stephen Stone 8 Creek 
Comes to y e Path So running down y e said Creek to y e 
North River So running up y e Said River to a stake and 
Stones up by y e River then running West to a red Oak 
marked then bound by y e River to till you Come up to about 
y e upper Mill still bound by y e Said River to a Red Oak tree 
then Beginning at y e aforesaid — then running Northwest 
and be west one hundred Eighty Pole to three red Oak 
trees Marked and w th Stones in y e Middle of them standing 
upon a Rock West and be North — y e aforesaid Red Oak 
tree by y e River above y e Mill y* Leu 1 Andrew Brown Now 
owneth Measured and bounded by us Lot Layers for Arun- 
del July 13 th 1720 James Tyler 

Humphery Dearing 



Book XI, Fol. 204. 

jL'his w th in Return is Enter d in Arundel town Records 
July y e twenty Second 1720 

p Thorn 8 Perkins Town Clerk 
April 6 th 1725. Recorded from the Original & Compared 

by Jos : Moodey Reg 1 



To all People to whom these Presents shall Come I Sam- 
sam» mn ue ^ ^*N ^° Send Greeting : Know Ye that I y e 

to said Samuel Hill of Wells in the County of York 
in y e Province of y e Massachusetts Bay in New 
England Husbandman for and in Consideration of love good 
will and affection w ch I have and do bear towards my well 
beloved son John Storer of Wells in y e County of York in 
y e Province of y e Massachusetts Bay in New England Yeo- 
man : have Given and Granted and by these Presents Do 
freely clearly and absolutely give and Grant unto y e afore- 
said John Storer his Heirs Execu rs Adm rs or Assigns all and 
Singular my right title and Interest of all the lands and 
marsh and priveledges of a Creek Commonly Call (i long 
Creek all w ch I bought in Partnership w th M r John Batson 
late of Cape Porpus alias Arundel lately deceased and M r 
Joseph Storer of Wells — all w ch lands and Marsh lies in y e 
Township of Cape Porpus alias Arundell on y e northeast 
side of y e River Commonly Called Ktnebunk River joyning 
to y e Said River : bounded as may Appear by a deed from 
Nicholas Moorey to M r John Batson deceas d M r Joseph 
Storer and my self Together w th all Common rights and 
Cutting of timber as it was sold and Granted to me : I y e 
abovesaid Samuel Hill have Given and sett over and Con- 
firmed to y e abovesaid John Storer from me my Heirs Exe rs 
admin rs to him his Heirs Exe rs adrn 1 " 8 or assigns To have and 
To hold together w tl1 all and Siugular y e Priveledges rights 
and appurtenances y r to belonging or in any wise appertain- 
ing as a free and clear estate of Inheritance in fee simple 

forever And I y e above said Samuel Hill do for 

my Self my Heirs Exec rs and Adm 1 * Covenant and Promise 
to and w th y c aboves d John Storer his Heirs Exe rs adm rs or 
assigns that y° above granted Premisses are free and clear 
and fully clearly and absolutely acquitted and discharged of 
and from all other and former Gifts Grants Bargains Sales 
Dowries Mortgages or Incumberances whatsoever and \ ?t I 
will warrant and defend y e same from all and any Person 
or Persons in by from or under me laying any legal claim 
thereto In Testimony whereof I y e above said Sam 11 Hill 



Book XI, Fol. 205. 

have hereto sett my hand and Seal this twelth day of March 
Anno Domini one Thousand Seven hundred and twenty five 
in y e Twelvth Year of y e Reign of our Sovereign Lord 
George by y e grace of God of great Britain france and Ire- 
land King defend 1, of y e faith &c Sam 11 Hill ( seal ) 
Signed Sealed and delivered York sc/ Wells March 12 th 
in Presents of 1725 — M r Samuel Hill pson- 
Nath 11 Donnell ally appear d before me y e Sub- 
Nichlaus Beal scriber one of his Majest ys Jus- 
Will 111 Sawyer tices of y e peace for Said County 
and acknowledged y e above written 
lustrum 1 or deed of Gift to be his 
voluntary Act and deed 

Jos: Hill — J — 
Aprill y e 6 th 1725 Recorded according to y e Original and 
Compared by me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



[205] By Virtue of a Grant from y e Town of Cape Por- 
oape Porpus P us to Nicholas Mory for one hundred Acres of 
To mn land lying and being on y e North East side of 

Kennebunk Rivei* adjoining to y e head of John 
Rennelses s land or Bass Cove w ch Grant bears date June y e 
fourth one Thousand Six hundred and Eighty one by virtue 
of y e Power to me Granted I have laid out for Joseph Storer 
and Samuel Hill of Wells and John Batson of Cape Porpus 
lately deceased on y e North East side of Kennebunk River 
a Certain tract of land Situate and lying in y e Township of 
Cape Porpus adjoining to y e mouth of Bass Cove w ch is at y e 
foot of y e lower Salt Water falls or Counted y e head of John 
Rennelses 5 land and running up Kenebunk River on a strait 
line fourscore Poles to a little Cove or Creek w th a red Oak 
tree marked I M in y e said Cove w ch is y e lower Corner 
bounds of Cap* Joseph Hill 8 land and so running N. E. till 
one hundred Acres be Compleated and to begin at y e afore- 
said bounds at y e mouth of Bass Cove so running N. E. till 
one hundred Acres be Compleated between these two said 
N. E. lines measured Laid out and bounded-by me lot layer 
or Survey 1 " of y e Town of Arundel alias Cape porpus — 
—July y e 29 th 1720 C Survey er 

James Tylers for 

/ Arundel 



Book XI, Fol. 205. 

By Virtue of y e Power to me Granted I have laid out for 
n„ „ ^ .„ c Joseph Storer and Samuel Hill of Wells and 

Cape Corpus , *» *-* ■*-» 

To Hiii John Batson ot Cape Forpus lately deceased a 

Certain tract or Parcel of land Situate lying 
and being on y e North East side of Kenebunk River in y e 
Township of Cape Porpus by Estimation Sixty Acres 
bounded as followeth beginning at y e mouth of a certain 
Creek Commonly called long Creek upon a strait line twenty 
rods running to a Certain Creek above long Creek and so 
North East six score Poles or rods into y e woods and run- 
ning by y e River Sixty Poles or rods down to a certain Cove 
or Creek down y e river and so to run from y e mouth of said 
Cove or Creek into y e Woods on a North East line Six 
score Poles bounded South west by y e River and on a line 
at y e head of y e land measured laid out and bounded by me 
Lot layer or Surveyer for y e Town of Arundel alias Cape 
Porpus — July 28 th 1720 ' f Survey' 

James Tyler } for y e Town 
q of Arundel 

These two Returns w th in written are enter d in Arundel 
Town Book Sept r 22 d 1720 

p Thomas Perkins Town Clerk 

Aprill y e 6 th 1725 Recorded from y e Original — and 
Compared By me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all Christian People to whom these Presents shall 
wni m Godsoe Come Greeting &c Know ye y 1 William Godsoe 

to of Kittery in y e County of York in y e Province 
ofy c Massachusetts Bay in New England Yeo- 
man for diverse good Causes and Considerations him y r unto 
moving hath remised released and forever quitclaimed and 
by these Presents for himself his Heirs Exe rs and Admi rs 
doth fully clearly and absolutely remise release and for ever 
quitclaim unto Withers berry of y e same Place Yeoman In 
his full and Peaceble Possession and seizen and to his Heirs 
and Assigns forever all such right Estate Title Interest 
Claim and demand whatsoever as he y e Said William Godsoe 
had or ought to have by any ways or means whatsoever in or 
to a Certain tract or Parcel of land Situate lying and being 
in y e Township of Kittery aforesaid Containing by Estima- 
tion twenty Acres be it more — or be it less 

Butted and bounded as followeth (that is to say) beginning 
at y e South East Corner of William Rogers his Acre of land 
purchased of William Godsoe aforesaid running from thence 
South West eight Poles Then North West twenty Poles to 



Book XI, Fol. 205. 

y e Country Road then along by y c said road to William 
Stanly 8 land then South East twenty Poles Then South 
West Eight Poles then North West to y e Country Road 
twenty poles Then along by y e Said Road to Paul William 8 
North West Corner of his land Then Easterly to y e Said 
William 8 North East Corner Then Easterly to John Mon- 
son 8 North West Corner of his land then Along by y e said 
Monson 8 land to Oak Point farm together w th all y e Prive- 
ledges and appurtenances y r to belonging To have and To 
hold s d tract or Parcel of land w th y e appurtenances there- 
unto belonging unto y e said Withers Berry his Heirs and 
Assigns and to y e only use and behoof of y e said Withers 
Berry his Heirs and Assigns for ever so y l neither he y e said 
William G-odsoe nor his Heirs nor any other Person or Per- 
sons from him or y m or in his or y r names or in y c name 
right or stead of any of y m Shall or will by any waves or 
means hereafter have Claim Challenge or demand any Estate 
right title or Interest of in or to y e Premisses or any part 
or Parcel thereof but from all and every action right estate 
title Interest arid demand of in or to y e Premisses or any 
part or Parcell thereof they and every of them shall be ut- 
terly excluded and barred forever by these Presents and also 
y e said William Godsoe and his Heirs y e said tract of land^ 
with y e appurtenances to y e said Withers Berry his Heirs 
and Assigns to his and their own Proper use and uses in 
manner and form afore specified ag l their heirs and assigns 
and every of them shall Warrant and for ever defend by 
these Presents In Witness whereof y e said William Godsoe 
hath hereunto set his hand and seal the thirteenth day of 
March Anno Domini one Thousand Seven hundred twenty 
and two twenty and three Annoq r R* R is Georgii Magne 
Britannie &c Nono 

The Words (by any waves or means whatsoever) were 
interlin d before Signing William Godsoe ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed and delivered Eliz^Godsoes ( seal ) 

In y e Presence of us *— . v ' 

J ° SW £et eS York Sc/ March 3 th 1725 This 

/ Day y e w th in named William God- 

* Mary ^C Black soe and Eliz a Godsoe his Wife both 

/ personally appeared before me y e 

Mar k Subscriber ono of his Majes tys Jus- 

Nicholas Weekes tices of y e Peace for Said County of 
York and acknowledged this w th in writ- 
ten Instrument to be y r free act and deed 
W m Pepperrell Jun r 
Aprill 7 th 1725 Recorded according to y e Original— and 
Compared By Me Joseph Moodey Reg r 



Book XI, Fol. 206. 

To all Christian People to whom this Present Writing 

jn<> Trott sna ^ Come Know Ye that I John Trott of Nan- 

& tucket Weaver on y e one part and [2061 Jona- 

Jon a Littleflelcl - T ,,.- ,. ., , c £ xr n '•■_,» « • J / • 

than Littlefeild or Wells m y e Province or mam 
on y c other Part Witnesseth That I John Trott do acknowl- 
edge to have received of Jonathan Littlefeild y e Summ of 
ten Pounds in hand before y e delivery of these Presents 
which summ I John Trott do acquit and discharge y* above- 
said Jonathan Littlefeild his Heirs and assigns forever Have 
Given Granted Bargained and Sold aliened and Confirm d 
unto y e abovenam d Jonathan Littlefeild his Heirs and As- 
signs one hundred Acres of Upland being Twenty Poles or 
Kods in Breadth together w th y e house and fencing and all 
y e Priveledges and appurtenances thereunto belonging which 
land is bounded on y e South West side by y e land of Char- 
ity Webbs land on y e North East side by y e land y fc was 
William ashlys and now Jonathan Littlefeilds and on y e 
South east to butt upon y e high way next to m r Samuel 
Wheelrights land w th all my right title and interest of y e 
abovesaid land w th all y e Priveledges and appurtenances 
thereunto belonging and y* it is free from all other Gifts 
Grants Bargains Sales Titles Dowries and from all incum- 
berances whatsoever and I John Trott for me my Heirs Ex- 
ecutors Admi rs or assigns shall warrant and forever defend 
y e Premisses unto y e above named Jonathan Littlefeild his 
Heirs Exe rs admi rs and assigns forever from me my Heirs 
Execu rs adm rs and assigns or from any Person or Persons 
from by or under me my Heirs as abovesaid and that y c said 
Jonathan Littlefeild his Heirs and assigns may peacebly 
and quietly Enjoy y e same w th out any Trouble or Molesta- 
tion from me my Heirs Exec rs and assigns forever In Wit- 
ness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and Seal this 
two and twentieth day of May one Thousand Six hundred 
and Eighty five John Trott ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed and delivered John Trott acknowledged 



In Presence of this Instrument to be his 

___. — 7 — ' . act and deed this 22 d of may 

I nomas j Cousins 1685 

his Mark before me Samuel Wheelwright J-Peace 
Samuel Wheelright 

This deed of sale is enter d in y e Town book of Records 
this 30 th of May 1685 

by Me Sam 11 Wheelwright Town Clerk 
Recorded from y e Original Aprill y e 7 th 1725 — And Com- 
pared By Me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Book XI, Fol. 206. 

To all People to whom these Presents shall Come Greet- 
„ „ „, , „ ins &c Know Ye that I samuel Tredwell of 

Sam" Treclwell __$? , , 

^ to Wells or y e County or York in y e Province of 

ye Massachusetts Bay in New England Yeo- 
man have for diverse good Causes and Considerations me 
y r unto Moving More Especially for a valuable sum of Money 
to me in hand paid or secured to be paid by Jonathan Little- 
field of y e town aforesaid Yeoman have Given Granted Bar- 
gained sold Alien d Enfeof 1 Convey d and Confirm d and doth 
by these Presents freely fully and Absolutely Give Grant 
Bargain sell assign aliene release assign Enfeoff Convey and 
Confirm unto y e Said Jonathan Littlefeild his Heirs and 
Assigns for ever A Certain Peice Tract or Parcel of Land 
Stituate Lying and being in y e Township of Wells aforesaid 
bounded as followeth viz* beginning at a Certain Engraven 
Rock at y e high way w ch Pock divides y e land of said Tred- 
well and Littlefeild and thence to run on a West North 
West Point four degrees westerly thereof to y e middle of y e 
falls w r y e Mill now Stands and from y e falls on a west North 
West line to y e head of said Tredwell and Littlefeild 8 home 
Lotts w ch is two Miles on a strait line from y e high way 
having Severall trees marked in y e line together w th all and 
singular y e trees timber woods underwoods Waters Water 
Courses Swamps Medows Medow Grounds rights Members 
Profits Priveledges Commodities Appurtenances &c belong- 
ing or in any wise appertaining unto y e above granted and 
bargain* 1 Premisses or any part or Parcell thereof and y e 
reversion and reversions remainder and remainders Rents 
Issues and Profits thereof and all y e right title Interest In- 
heritance use Property possession Claim and demand what- 
soever of me y e said Samuel Tredwell my Heirs Executors 
adm rs and assigns of in and to y e same To Have and To Hold 
y e said tract of Land and all and singular y e appurtenances 
and Priveledges thereof before Granted Bargained and Sold 
unto y e said Jonathan Littlefeild his Heirs Exec rs Admin rs 
and assigns to his their own proper use benefitt and behoof 
forever and y e said Samuel Tredwell doth for himself Heirs 
Exe rs Adm rs hereby Covenant Grant and agree to and w th y e 
said Jonathan Littlefeild his Heirs and Assigns in manner 
following that is say That I y e said Sam 11 Tredwell at and 
untill y e Ensealing and delivery of these Presents am y e true 
and lawfull owner of y e Premisses herein above Granted and 
stand lawfully Seized thereof in my Proper right as a good 
Perfect and absolute Estate of Inheritance in Fee Simple 
w th out any manner of Condition reversion or limitation of 
use or uses whatsoever so as to alter Change defeat or make 



Book XI, Fol. 207. 

void y e Same and have full power good right and lavvfull 
authority to Grant sell and assure y e said land and Prem- 
isses in manner as abovesaid — And y l y e same is free and 
Clear and clearly discharged and acquitted of and from all 
former and other Gifts Grants Bargains Sales Leases Re- 
leases Mortgages Wills Entails Dowries Widow thirds 
judgm 4 Executions titles Troubles Charges And Incum- 
brances whatsoever and further that I y e Said Samuel Tred- 
well my Heirs Exec rs Adm rs and assigns shall and will for- 
ever save harmless Warrant and defend y e Said Jonathan 
Littlefeild his Heirs Exe re Adm rs and Assigns forever Ag* y e 
Claims or demands of any of us or any Person from by or 
under us at any time whatsoever claiming any right title or 
Interest y r unto In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett 
my hand and Seal this fifteenth day of may in y e Ninth 
Year of y e Reign of our Sovereign Lord George King of 
Great Britain &c Annoq, Domini one Thousand Seven hun- 
dred twenty and three 
Signed Sealed and delivered Samuel Tredwell (.seal) 

In Presence of us ( seal ) 

M " York sc/ Wells Aprill 5 th 1725 

Philip /c Dorrel M r Samuel Tredwell personally 

/ appeared before me y e Subscriber 

Samuef Hill one °f his . Majes* 5 justices- of y e 

John Storer Peace for said County and acknowl- 

edged y e w th in written instrument in 
writing to be his voluntary Act and 
deed Jos : Hill 

April 7 th 1725 Recorded according to the Original 

by Jos : Moo'dey Reg r 



[207] I underwritten being chosen Survey 1 * of land for 
y e Town of Wells for y e year 1722 have by y e * Mutual Con- 
sent of Jonathan Littlefield and Samuel Tredwell run.y e di- 
viding line between them from a Certain Engraven Rock at 
y e high way on a west North West point four degrees West- 
erly thereof to y e middle of y e falls where y e Mill now 
stands and from y e falls on a west North west line to y e 
head of y e Lotts w ch two mites on a strait line from y e high 
way having Several trees marked in y e line and from y e head 
line athwart said Littlefeild 8 land fourty Six rods to a white 
Oak tree marked on four sides and from said tree to run 
west North West half a Mile to a Bunch of Burches and 
then athwart his head bounds to a white oak tree marked 



Book XI, Fol. 207 



I.L. and D.L. which tree stands between said (Jonathan 
Littlefield & Depen dance Littlefield & from the Line be- 
tween said Jonathan Littlefield) and Said Tredwells land 
athwart Tredwell 8 land fifty four rods to a poplar tree 
Marked S.I. w ch bounds w th y e high Way includes y e whole 

of said Jonathan Littlefield and Said Tredwell 8 land 

Wells June y e 21 st 1722 

C Surv r of land 
p me John Storer 1 for y e Town 
( of Wells 
York Sc/ Wells Aprill y e 5* 1725 Then y e w th in named 
Jonathan Littlefeild and Samuel Tredwell personally ap- 
peared before me y e Subscriber one of his Majes tys Justices 
of y e Peace for said County and acknowledged y e w th in re- 
turn of y e dividing line mention d between them to be by 
their Mutual Consent and to y r full Satisfaction 

Joseph Hill 
Aprill y e 7 th 1725 Recorded from y e original And Com- 
pared by me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall Come Samuel 
sam» Tredweii Tredwell Sends Greeting Now Know ye That I 
ml to Samuel Tredwell of Wells in y e County of York 

Tho s Penny . . 

and Province of y e Massachusetts Bay in New 
England w th Mary Tredwell my Wife diverse good Causes 
and Considerations us thereto moving more especially for 
and in Consideration of y e full and just summ of sixteen 
Pounds Current Money of New England Secured to be paid 
by obligation under hand and seal of Thomas Penny of 
Wells in y e County and Province aforesaid Have Given and 
Granted and do by these Presents Give Grant Bargain Sell 
alienate Enfeoff and Confirm to Thomas Peny aforesaid two 
hundred Acres of Upland and ten acres of fresh Medow at 
a Place Commonly called Mireland on y e back side of Wells 
y e Said Upland and Medow is bounding on a great swamp 
joining on y e aforeaid fresh Medow and so up y e River to 
run as y e Marsh runs to y e upper end thereof upon a square 
till two hundred Acres of land be fully Compleated And 
also y e aforesaid Samuel Tredwell doth sett over and Con- 
firm to y e aforesaid Thomas Penny tor ever a Town Grant 
of Ten Acres of fresh Medow or Medow land where y e Said 
Samuel Tredwell Can find it within y 6 Township of Wells 
not heretofore dispos d of y e said tracts of lands as bounded 
and above expressed w th all y e Priveledges rights Immuni- 

Book xi. 43 



Book XI, Fol. 207. 

ties and all other appurtenances y r to belonging I y e Said 
Samuel Tredwell In y e behalf of my self my Heirs Exe rs 
Adm rs and Assigns and from me my Heirs Exec rs Adm rs and 
Assigns Have Given Granted Bargained Sold Enfeoff 1 ' 1 and 
Confirm y e abovesaid tracts of Land w th all and Singular y e 
Premisses and appurtenances unto y e aforesaid Thomas 
Penny his Heirs Exe ls Adm rs and assigns for ever To have 
and To hold y e Same free from all troubles and Incumber- 
ances w th out Lett or molestation from me my Heirs Exec rs 
Adm rs and assigns forever only y e said Thomas Penny stands 
Engag d to pay Suitable Acknowledgm* to y e Proprietors as 
others do w n demanded legally in Confirmation of every of 
y e Premisses I y e afore said Samuel Tredwell and Mary 
Tredwell my Wife have hereto sett our hands and Seals this 
Eighteenth day of January A nnoq> Domini 1719 — and in 
y e Sixth Year of y e Reign of our Sovereign Lord George by 
y e Grace of God of great Brittain France and Ireland King 
— fidet Diffarson Samuel Tredwell ( sea ) 

Signed Sealed and delivered Mary Tredwell ( seal ) 

In Presence of us York Sc/ Wells Janu- 

his aryy e 26 th 1724/5 Then 

Moses \ Stephens y e abovenamed Samuel 

Mark Tredwell and Mary his 

her Wife psonally appeared And 

t^t i ^i *JL~r, , acknowledged y e above writ- 

Elizabeth y Stephens ten Instl . um ° ent J to be y r f , ee 

Arark aC ^ ail( ^ deed 

Charles Tredwell Before me Joseph Hill J Peace 

Aprill y e 7 th 1725 Recorded from y e Original — and Com- 
pared by Me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Know all men by these Presents That I Peter Wittum 
Peter wittum Senr of littery in y e County of York Turner 
To w th in his Majest yies Province of y e Massachusetts 

Bay in New England Have Given Granted Bar- 
gained Sold Aliened Convey d and Confirm* 1 and do freely 
fully and absolutely Give Grant Bargain Sell unto James 
Wittum of Kittery in y e Province aforesaid Yeoman about 
y e Quantity of one Acre of land be it more or less bounded 
as followeth being on y e North side of Sturgeon Creek and 
on y fi South East side of said Wittum 8 Land beginning at 
y c landing place y l lyeth between Peter Wittum and Samuel 
Small bounded by Said Landing Place and high Way and 
the South East side and on y e North West bounded by a 



Book XI, Fol. 208. 

Cove y l runneth up to y e said Wittum 8 house all the Land 
from y e said Creek thirty Poles in Length and y e abovesaid 
James Wittum is to Have and To Hold all y e land above 
written To him and his Heirs and assigns for ever to his and 
their Proper use benefitt and behalf forever In Witness 
whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and Seal This Second 
day of August 1723 Peter Wittum ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed and delivered York Sc/ March 

In Presence of us y e 7 th 1723/4 Pe- 

* ia ter Wittum W th in 

named acknowledged 



luel r\ 



Samuel r\ Wittum 



Mark 



y e w th in written Instru- 
ment to be his free act 
her and deed 

Abigail £? Johnson before Charles Frost J. Peace 

Mark 

Aprill y e 7 th 1725. Recorded from y e Original — And 
Compared by Me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



[208] To all People to whom these Presents shall Come 

Moses Hubbard Moses Hubbard of y e Town of Berwick in y e 

£°* * County of York in his Maiesty 8 Province of y e 

Jos: Hodsdon ,_ J . JjL ^» • v "tiT i j t 

Massachusetts Bay in JNew England Joyner 
Sendeth Greeting Know ye that for diverse good Causes me 
hereunto moving and more especially for and in Considera- 
tion of y e full and whole Sum of Eighty Pounds Current 
Money of New England to me in hand paid before y e signing 
Sealing and delivery of y e Presents by Joseph Hodsdon 
of y e Town of Berwick aforesaid Yeoman y e Receipt thereof 
I do acknowledge myself to be fully Satisfied Contented and 
paid for every part have Given Granted bargained and Sold 
and do by these Presents for my Self my Heirs Exec rs 
Adm rs and assigns forever fully freely and absolutely give 
Grant Bargain Sell alienate Enfeoff assign Convey Pass over 
and Confirm unto him y e foresaid Joseph Hodsdon and to 
his Heirs Exe rs Adm rs and assigns for ever a Certain Parcel 
or Tract of Land Containing Sight Acres and three Quart™ 
lying being and Situate in y e Township of Berwick aforesaid 
Butted and bounded as followeth viz 1 Beginning on y e South 
side of y c Brook by Aaron Hubards Tan Yard one rod fm 
said Brook Then running South South East one degree East 
by y e high way thirteen Poles Then East one Quart r North 
by ye Way y l leads to Nathan Lord 8 fourty Eight Poles Then 
East North East one degree East thirty Six Pole Then East 



Book XI, Fol. 208. 

be South Eight Poles Then North half East ten poles Then 
West four degrees South Eighty Poles And from y l Extent 
West South West Sixteen Poles to it first bounds by y e 
Bridge on y e South Side of y e Brook aforesaid all w ch Eight 
Acres and three Quart 1 * of land as it is herein sett forth and 
bouned To Have and To hold to him y e foresaid Joseph 
Hodsdon and to his Heirs Exe rs adm rs and assigns forever 
w th all and Singular y e appurtenances Priveledges and Com- 
modities thereunto belonging freely and clearly Exonerated 
acquitted and discharged of and from all manner of former 
deeds of sale Leases Wills Dowries Right of Thirds or any 
other Incumberances whatsoever had made done or SufTer d 
to be done by me y e foresaid Moses Hubard whereby y e 
foresaid Joseph Hodsdon or his Heirs Exe rs adm rs or assigns 
may be in any wayes Molested or disturbed in their Quiet 
and Peaceble Injoyment and Improvem 1 of y e above granted 
Premisses and Further I y e Said Moses Hubard do by these 
Presents for my Self my Heirs Exe 1 * 8 adm w and assigns for- 
ever Covenant Promise and agree to and w th y e foresaid 
Joseph Hodsdon his Heirs Exe** 8 adm rs and assigns for ever 
to Save them harmless and to Warrant and defend them in 
y e Title herein Given to y e above granted Premisses ag l any 
Person or Persons whatsoever that shall from time to time 
or at any time for ever hereafter Claim or Challenge any 
Lawfull right or title to y e above granted Premisses or any 
part thereof In Witness hereof I y e foresaid Moses Hubard 
have hereunto sett my hand and Seal this Fifteenth day of 
Aprill Anno Domini one Thousand Seven hundred twenty 
three and in y e Ninth Year of King George Reign &c 
Signed Sealed and Delivered Moses Hubbard ( seal ) 

In Presence of us York Sc/ Aprill 16 th 

John Cooper } 1723 Moses Hubbard 

Gilbard Warren > Witnesses w th in Named Acknowl- 

James Warren ) edged the w th in written 

In strum* to to be his free 
act and deed 
before Charles Frost J Peace 
Aprill y e 7 th 1725 — Recorded from y e Original — And 
Compared By Me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



The Deposition of Benjamin Preble aged Sixty Seven 

Benj* prebie Years or thereabouts Testifyeth and Sayeth that 

ji? e Ban° r ^ e we ^ rememDers y l James Sharp had a Lott of 

land y l lay on y e head of John Preble 8 first Lott 



Book XI, Fol. 208. 

and John Preble and James Sharp made an agreem* to Run 
a strait line from y e high way as y c old fence now stands 
and further y e Deponent Saith y* he lived w th his Brother 
John Preble at y e same time and to y e best of this Deponent 8 
Remembrance it is more than fourty five years and since and 
he never Knew or heard of any difference relating to said line 
of Division since y l time — Which Said Lot of Sharp 3 is now 
in y e Possession of Jonathan Bean and y e Lot w ch was John 
Preble s is now in y e possession of Nathaniel Donnell 

Thomas Adams Aged Seventy Eight Years or thereabouts 
Thom° Adams Testifyeth that he remembers y 1 about fourty 
Test for five years since he was Present w th y e Selectmen 
of York w n they run a line of Divission between 
James Sharp and John Preble they being both Present and 
Consenting thereto which line run as y e fence now Stands 
bet wen Jonathan Bean and Nathaniel Donnel 8 Lott 

York sc/ Aprill y e Seventh 1725 Benj a Preble and Thomas 
Adams w th in named personally appearing Made Oath to y e 
truth of y r respective depositions on y e other side — taken 
in Perpetuam Rei Memoriam 

Coram Jos : Hamond ) Justices 

Samuel Came ) Quor Unus 

April 12 th 1725/ Received under Seal & Recorded accord- 
ing to the Original ; by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



George Town on Arowsick Isl d Feb 17 10. 1719 
To all People unto whom these Presents shall come 
Tho« ciarke Thomas Clarke of George Town on Arowsick 
Jn»M°inot ^ s ^ d m ^ ie C oun ty °f York within his Majesty's 
Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New Eng- 
land sendeth Greeting Know ye that I the said Thomas 
Clarke for and in Consideration of the Sum of five pounds 
Nineteen shillings & ll d in Good Bills of Credit on the 
Province aforesaid to me in hand well and truly paid at & 
before the Delivery hereof by John Minot of Boston in the 
County of Suffolk in the afores d Province Merch 1 y e Rec* 
whereof is hereby acknowledged. Have & by these Presents 
Do Grant Give Bargain sell Convey & Confirm unto the s d 
John Minot my Lot & House in the aboves d Island which is 
No To Have and to hold the s d House & Lot with 

the Members & Appurtenances Reversions & Remainders 
thereof unto the s d John Minot his Heirs & Assigns forev- 
ermore And I the s d Tho s Clarke Do avouch my self to be 
the True Sole & lawful Owner of the s d Land Houses and 



Book XI, Fol. 209. 

Premisses with the Appurtenances having in my self full 
power good Right & lawful Authority to give Grant sell 
and dispose thereof in Manner as afores d the same being 
free & clear from all Manner of Incumbrances whatsoever, 
And I the s d Tho s Clarke for my self my Heirs Execu" & 
Administ rs Do Covenant promise Grant & agree to & with 
the s d John Minot his Heirs & assigns by these presents to 
warrant & Defend the s d Given & Granted Lands & premis- 
ses with the Appurtenances unto him & them forever against 
the lawfull Claims & Demands of all persons whomsoever — 
Provided Always & upon Condition nevertheless that if the 
s d Tho s Clarke his Heirs Exec rs or Admins r3 shall & do well 
& truly pay or Cause to be paid unto the s d John Minot his 
Exec rs Administrators or Assigns the full & just Summ of 
five Pounds Nineteen Shill 8 & ll d [209] In Good & lawfull 
Bills of Credit on the Province aforesaid with lawful Interest 
for the same on or before the twenty fifth Day of September 
w ch will be in the Year of our Lord One thousand seven 
hundred & twenty one without Iraud Coven or farther De- 
lay Then this Present Deed of Mortgage & every Grant & 
Clause & Article therein Contained to cease determine be 
void & of none Effect but in Default of the s d Payments or 
either of them to abide & Remain in full Force Power & 
vertue • his 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Tho s Clarke / _ ( seal ) 

in presence of us ) 

Richard Davis mark 

Thomas May 

April 17. 1725. Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



George Town Feb^ 20 th 1719 1 * 
To all people unto whom these Presents shall come Sam 1 
Stockbridge of George Town on Arowsick Island in the 
County of York within his Majestys Province of the Massa- 
chusetts Bay in N. England sendeth Greeting Know ye that 
I the s d Samuel Stockbridge for and in Consideration of the 
Sum of fifty four pounds thirteen shillings in Good Bills of 
Credit on the Province aforesaid to me in hand well & truly 
paid at & before the Delivery hereof by John Minot of Bos- 
ton in the County of Suffolk in the afores d Province Merch* 
The Rec* whereof is hereby acknowledged have & by these 
Presents do give grant bargain sell convey & confirm unto 
the s d John Minot my Lot & House in the aboves d Island 



o = ° 



Book XI, Fol. 209. 

which is N° Together with my Ninety Acres which is to be 
laid out to me on s d Island as also my Boat Burthen about 
four Tuns To have & To hold the s d House & Lot & boat 
with the Members & Appurtenances Reversions & Remain- 
ders thereof unto the s d John Minot his Heirs & Assigns 
forevermore And I the s d Samuel Stockbridge do avouch 
my self to be the true sole & lawful Owner of the s d 
«5ff w Lands House & Premisses with the Appurtenances 
go* g having in my self full power good Right & lawful 
ll^l Authority to give grant sell & dispose thereof in 
|g:§^ Manner as aforesaid the same being free & clear from 
S*5a a ^ Manner °f Incumbrances whatsoever And I the s d 
|g|S Samuel Stockbridge for my self my Heirs Exect™ & 
S|g.3 Adminis rs Do Covenant promise Grant & agree to & 
3s£® with the s d John Minot his Heirs & Assigns by these 
r I« o Presents to warrant & Defend the s d given & granted 
|?p| Lands & premisses with the Appurtenances unto him 
% o_t & them forever against the lawful Claims & Demands 
® of all Persons whom soever Provided always & upon 
„l? Condition Nevertheless that if the s d Samuel Stock- 
5«-| bridge his Heirs Exec rs or Admins™ shall & do well 
5|3 & truly pay or cause to be paid unto the s d John 
5^ Minot his Exec™ ^.dminis™ or Assigns the full & just 
I*| Sum of fifty five pounds thirteen Shillings in Good & 
£»!§• law full Publick Bills of Credit on the Province afores d 
S3 2. with lawful Interest for the Same on or before the 
!!» twenty fourth Day of Dec r next ensuing which will 
S5p be in the Year of our Lord One thousand Seven hun- 
dred & twenty without fraud Coven or further Delay 
Then this Present Deed of Mortgage and every Grant 
Clause & Article therein contained to cease Determine be 
void & of none Effect But in Default of the s d Payment, or 
either of them to abide & Remain in full force power & 
vertue Samuel Stockbridge ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Suffolk sc/ Boston xber 24 th 
in Presences of us 1719 Samuel Stockbridge Per- 

Stephen Minot Jun r sonally appearing before me ac- 

George Minot knowledged the above Instrument 

to be his free Act & Deed 
before Habijah Savage Jus Pac s 
April 17 th 1725. The above Mortgage with y e Receipt in 
the Margin Recorded from y e Original Exam d 

by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Book XI, Fol. 209. 

Be It known unto all Persons whom it may concern That 
we Josiah & James Wallis John & Dorcas Lane 
partmon 18 ' 8 all of the Town of Gloster & Joseph & Benjamin 
Wallis & Susanna Wallis & Joshua Woodbery 
who hath hot the Right of Rebecca Wallis now the Wife of 
Joseph Foster all of Beverly all being in the County of 
Essex in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New 
England do hereby joyntly agree to divide our Father John 
Wallis his Estate of Lands situate lying & being in the 
Township of Falmouth in Casco Bay in the Province of 
Main in New England in manner as followeth' Firstly We 
the above named do joyntly grant & agree that about 6 or 4 
Acres being called Papodeck Point shall be for the aquall 
use and Benefit of us all & our Heirs for ever also House 
Island in the same Manner Nextly we do agree that joyning 
to the South Westerly side of s d point we do lay out Seven 
Lots as followeth The first Lot joyning to s d point to Joseph 
Wallis & his Heirs forever is bounded as followeth that the 
lower End by the Water on the westerly side With a stake 
& stones about it & butting up to y e Land of Joel Mattefer 
And Benjamin Wallis & his Heirs forever the 2 d Lott 
bounded on the westerly side with a stake & stones about it 
on the Westerly side of the Highway that comes down to the 
water butting up to the Land of tloel Mattefer ; & James 
Wallis & his Heirs forever the 3 d Lott bounded on the west- 
erly with a stake & Stones about it standing on Easterly 
side of the high — - - that comes to the water butting up to 
the Land of Joel Mattefer And the 4 th Lott to Josiah Wallis 
& his Heirs forever bounded on the westerly side with a 
stake & Stones about its butting up to the Highway to 
astake & Stonesabout it And the 5 th Lott to Joshua Wood- 
berry and his Heirs forever bounded on the Westerly side 
by the Brook & a hemlock Tree marked butting up to the 
High way to a stake — Stones about it & on the Easterly 
side by the Brook up to the High way And the 6 th Lott to 
John & Dorcas Lane & their Heirs forever bounded on the 
westerly side with a Rock & Stones upon it by the Highway 
butting up to the Land of Joel Mattefer And the seventh 
Lott to Suanna Wallis & her Heirs forever bounded on the 
westerly side with a Stake & Stones about it standing by 
the Highway & on the Easterly side with a Red Oak Tree 
marked & butting up to the Land of Joel Mattefer We the 
above named do farther Grant & joyntly agree that the 
Remainder of s d Tract running Southwesterly from the 
afores d Lotts being bounded on the South Easterly Side 
partly by Land of Ballards formerly Pendlys & partly by 



Book XI, Fol. 210. 

Whites & partly by the Common and on the South West- 
erly Side by the Common & on the North westerly Side 
partly by the Great Marsh & partly by Land of Joel Matte- 
fer & on the North Easterly Side by y e aboves d Lotts or the 
Country Road to be divided into 8 Lotts Beginning at the 
South West End to Josiah Wall is & his Heirs forever the 
first Lott being one 8 th Part of the above described Land 
being bounded on the South Westerly Side by the Common 
Land & on the North Westerly Side by the Great Marsh on 
the North Easterly Side by Josephs Lott on the South East- 
erly Side by the Common And the 2 d Lott to Joseph Wallis 
& his Heirs forever bounded on the South Westerly Side 
[210] By Josias Lott & on the North westerly side by the 
great Marsh & on the Northeasterly Side by James Wallis 
his Lott & on the South Easterly Side on the Common be- 
ing One Eighth Part of s d Land The 3 d Lott to James 
Wallis & his Heirs for ever being one 8 th Part of s d Land 
bounded on the Southwesterly Side by Josephs Lott on the 
North Westerly Side by Joel Matefers on the North East- 
erly Side by Benjamins Lott on the South Easterly Side by 
Land of Whites The 4 th Lott to Benjamin Wallis & his Heirs 
for ever being one 8 th Part of s d Land being bounded on the 
Southerly Side by James Wallis his Lott one the North 
westerly Side by Matefers Land on the North Easterly Side 
by Josias second Lott on the South Easterly Side by Whites 
Land. The 5 th Lott being one Eighth Part to Josiah & his 
Heirs forever bounded on the Southwesterly Side by Ben- 
jamins Lott on the North Westerly Side by Matefers Land 
on the North westerly Side by John Lanes Lott on the South 
Easterly Side by by Ballards Land The 6 th Lott being one 
8 th Part of s d Land to John & Dorcas Lane & their Heirs 
forever bounded on the South westerly Side by Josias Lott 
on the North westerly side by Matefers Land on the North 
Easterly Side by Susannas Lott on the South Easterly Side 
by Ballards. The 7 th Lott being one 8 th Part to Susanna 
Wallis & her Heirs forever bounded on the South Westerly 
side by John Lanes Lott on the North Westerly Side by 
Matefers Land on the North Easterly by Joshua Wood- 
berrys Lott on the South Easterly Side by Ballards Land 
The 8 th Lott being one 8 th Part of s d Land to Joshua Wood- 
berry & his Heirs forever bounded on the South Westerly 
Side by Susannas Lott on the Northwesterly Side by Mate- 
fers Land on the North Easterly Side by the first Division 
of Lotts or the Country Road on the South Easterly Side by 
Ballards Land We the abovenamed do farther Grant & 
joyntly agree to divide the two Pieces of the great Marsh 



Book XI, Fol. 210. 

into 8 Lotts beginning with the Southernmost Piece being 
bounded on the Southerly Side partly by our own Land & 
partly by the Common the westerly side upon Robert Stan- 
fords the Northerly Side upon Ballards the Easterly side 
upon Matefers to be divided in 4 Lotts beginning on the 
Westerly side to Josiah Wallis & his Heirs for ever the 
two first Lotts bounded on the Westerly side by Stanfords 
on the Northerly Side upon Ballards on the Easterly side 
upon Matefers on the Southerly side by Susannas Lott the 
3 d Lott to Susanna Wallis & her Heirs forever bounded 
upon the Westerly Side by Josias Lott on the North West- 
erly Side upon Ballards Land on the Easterly side upon 
Matefers on the Southerly Side by John Lanes Lott The 4 th 
Lott to John & Dorcas Lane & their Heirs forever bounded 
on the westerly Side by Susannas Lott on the Northerly 
side by Ballards on the Southerly side by Land of our own 
& partly common The Northern piece of the great Marsh is 
bounded on the West & north Sides by Land of Stanfords 
the South Side by Ballards Land the East Side by Matefers 
The fifth Lott to Joseph Wallis & his Heirs forever bounded 
on the Easterly upon Matefers Land on the Westerly Side 
upon James his Lott on the Southerly Side upon Ballards 
on the Northerly Side upon Stanfords The 6 th Lott to James 
Wallis & his Heirs forever bounded on the Easterly Side 
with Josephs Lott on the South Side by Ballards on the 
west Side by Benjamins Lott on the North Side by Stan- 
fords The 7 th Lott to Benjamin Wallis & his Heirs forever 
bounded on the East Side by James's Lott on the South 
Side by Ballards on the West Side by Joshua Woodberrys 
Lott on the North Side by Stanfords Land The 8 th Lott to 
Joshua Woodberry & his Heirs forever is bounded on the 
East Side by Benjamins Lott on the South Side by Ballards 
on the west Side by Robert Stanfords Land & on the North 
Side by Stanfords Land We the above named farther grant 
& joyntly agree to divide a Piece of Land lying South East- 
erly from aboves d Land called the Little Marshes being 
bounded on every Side by the Common Lands into 8 equal 
Lotts beginning at the Northerly End the two first Lotts to 
Josiah Wallis & his Heirs forever bounded on the East 
North & west Sides by common Land on the South Side by 
James's Lott The 3 d Lott to James Wallis & his Heirs for- 
ever bounded on the Northerly Side by Josias Lott on the 
Easterly Side by y e common Land on the Southerly Side by 
Josephs Lott & on the Westerly Side by the Common Land 
The 4 th Lott to Joseph Wallis & his Heirs forever bounded 
on the Northerly Side by James's Lott on the Easterly Side 



Book XI, Fol. 210. 

by the Common Land on the Southerly Side by Benjamin 
Wallis's Lott on the westerly Side by the Common Land 
The 5 th Lott to Benjamin Wallis & his Heirs forever 
bounded on the Northerly Side by Josephs Lott on the East- 
erly Side by the Common Land on the Southerty Side by 
Woodberrys Lott on the Westerly Side by the Common Land 
The 6 th Lott to Joshua Wood berry & his Heirs forever 
bounded on the Northerly Side by Benjamins Lott on the 
Easterly Side by y e Common Land on the Southerly Side 
by John & Dorcas Lanes on the Westerly Side by the 
Common Land The 7 th Lott to John & Dorcas Lane & their 
Heirs forever bounded on the Northerly side by Woodberrys 
Lott Easterly by common Land Southerly by Susannas Lott 
Westerly by the Common Land The 8 th Lott to Susanna 
Wallis & her Heirs forever bounded Northerly by Lanes 
Lott on the Easterly Southerly & Westerly Sides by the 
Common Lands We whose Names are above written do far- 
ther grant & joyntly agree to Divide the Hundred Acres 
at Back Creek which is bounded on the Northerly Side by 
the Salt water on the North westerly side by Land of Ralph 
Turner on the Southwesterly Side by the Common Land on 
the South Easterly Side by Land of Malims We do agree to 
divide the s d Upland & woody Land into 8 equall Lotts & 
the Salt marsh in the same Manner beginning on the North- 
westerly Side the two first Lotts to Josiah Wallis & his 
Heirs forever Each Lott containing one 8 part of s d upland 
& woody Land bounded Northwesterly by Land of Ralph 
Turner Southwesterly by the Common Land South Easterly 
by James's Lott to the Salt Marsh or Waters in like man- 
ner to James Wallis the 3 d to Joseph Wallis the 4 th Lott to 
Benjamin Wallis the 5 th Lott to Joshua Woodberry the 6 th 
Lott to John & Dorcas Lane the 7 th Lott to Susanna Wallis 
the 8 th Lott & is bounded on the Southerly side by the Land 
of Malim all being bounded on the Common Land at the 
South westerly Ends And we do agree that y e Salt marsh 
belonging to s d Hundred Acres shall be equally divided in 
Manner as as the Upland or swamp is to us and our Heirs 
for ever We the aforenamed do farther Grant & joyntly 
agree that there shall be a way to the Point & to the Water 
& to the Marsh & to the Common through all or any of our 
Lotts where our necessary Occasions shall require it for us 
& our Heirs for ever — In Confirmation of all before written 
we the aboves d Josiah James Joseph & Benjamin Wallis 
John & Dorcas Lane Susanna Wallis & Joshua Woodberry 
have set to our hands & Seals this Nineteenth Day of Feb- 
ruary in the Year of our Lord God seventeen hundred & 



Book XI, Fol. 211. 

twenty three four in the Tenth Year of his Majestys Reign 

King "George "* 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Josiahj^/Wallis ( seal ) 

In presence of . T ™ a T rk „. , 

Samuel Ober James Wal '? ( seal ) 

Mark Joseph WalllS ( Seal ) 

Margeret-QSallows n . M ^ k TTr „. 

ter Benjamin ^ Wal lis (seal) 

his 

John Lane ( seal ) 

( Seal ) 
Mark 

Susanna,^|<. Wallis ( seal ) 

her 

Joshua Woodberry ( seal ) 
[211] Essex sc Glocester February 24 th 1723/4 Josiah 
Wallis James Wallis Benjamin Wallis & John Lane above 
named personally appearing acknowledged the foregoing 
Instrument to be their Voluntary Act & Deed 

Coram Me Epes Sargent Jus Pacis 
Essex sc/ Salem 8 th April 1724 Joshua Woodberry Joseph 
Wallis & Susanna Wallis personally appearing acknowledged 
the above written Instrument to be their Act & Deed 

Coram W m Gedney Jus 1 Peace 
April 24 th 1725 Recorded according to the Original & 
compared by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Know all Men by these Presents that We Josiah Wallis 
James Wallis John & Dorcas Lane all of the 
r Bond Uises Town of Glocester Joseph Wallis Benjamin 
Wallis Susanna Wallis & Joshua Woodberry all 
of the Town of Beverly all of the County of Essex in the 
Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New Eugland do each 
of us bind our, Selves unto each other in the Penalty of three 
hundred pounds in Good Money of the Province aboves d to 
be paid by each or either of us which do not rest satisfied 
& contented with the Division which we have made upon 
the Lands of our Father John Wallis his Estate of Lands 
Situate in the Town of Falmouth in Casco Bay bearing even 
date with this Bond or shall any ways disturb or molest the 
s d Divisional Agreement in any way or manner the which 
Penalty to be paid by either of us which shall offend as 
above mentioned to them which remain Satisfied upon De- 
mand after such offence We the aboves d Josiah Wallis James 



Book XL Fol. 211. 



Wallis John & Dorcas Lane Joseph Wallis Benjamin Wallis 
Susanna Wallis & Joshua Woodberry do each of us bind 
our selves <$z our heirs firmly by these presents in Confirma- 
tion hereof We the above named have set hereunto our 
Hands & Seals this Nineteenth Day of February in the Year 
of our Lord God Seventeen hundred & twenty three four 
in the Tenth Year of his Majesty's Reign King George 
Signed Sealed & Delivered J os iah Wallis //(/his mark ( seal ) 
in the presence of T w \ x .** . 

( Seal J 
( Seal ) 



Samuel Ober 

mark 



Margeret 



Sallows 



her 



James Wallis 
Joseph Wallis 

Mark 

Benjamin V Wallis 



l 



his 



John Lane 



Susanna 



Mark 

■+ 

her 



Wallis 



Joshua Woodberry 



( seal ) 

( seal ) 
( seal \ 

( seal \ 

( seal ) 



Essex sc/ Salem 8 th April 1724. Joshua Woodberry Jo- 
seph Wallis & Susanna Wallis Personally appearing ac- 
knowledged the above written Instrument to be their Act & 
Deed Coram W m Gedney Just Peace 

Essex sc/ Glocester February 24 th 1723/4 Josiah Wallis 
James Wallis John Lane & Benjamin Wallis within named 
personally appearing acknowledged the within written In- 
strument to be their voluntaiy Act & Deed 

Coram Me Epes Sargent Just Pacis 

April 24 th 1724. Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos .* Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come Greet- 
james Wallis * n S ^ now y e That I James Wallis of Glocester 
T J£? in the County of Essex in the Province of the 

Jn° White 

Massachusetts Bay in New England Weaver For 
& in Consideration of fourty pounds in Bills of Credit of 
this Province to him in hand paid before the Ensealing of 
these presents by John White of the Town & County afore- 
said Clerk the Receipt whereof I do acknowledge and my 
Self therew th fully satisfied & contented & thereof & every 
Part & Parcell thereof do Exonerate acquit & Discharge the 
s d John White his Heirs Execut rs Admin rs forever bv these 



Book XI, Fol. 211. 

presents have Given granted bargained sold aliened conveyed 
& confirmed & by these presents do fully freely & absolutely 
Give Grant bargain sell aliene convey & Confirm unto him 
the s tl John White his Heirs & Assigns forever all that now 
does or hereafter might have belonged to me of my Father 
John Wallis his Estate in Casco Bay in the Town of Fal- 
mouth & on that Part of the Town called Popooduck (Ex- 
cepting my Part of that Tract on the Main which contains 
an hundred Acres) which Land is Situate in the County of 
York m the Province of Main more Particularly my part of 
the two hundred & fifty Acres which was my s d Fathers 
Homestead at Popooduck and the House Lott which I did 
draw by Lott being Part of the s d Tract bounded North- 
East by the Sea North West from the Sea by a Brook 
running between my Brother Benjamin & me South west 
by a Brook adjoyning to the Land that formerly was Joel 
Maddefer or some Rods over the Brook and so running to 
the Stake [near the Sea] As also my Part of the three 
lesser Fresh Marshes which my Father owned possessed & 
enjoyed as also my Part of the Island called Hous Island 
lying opposite to s d Home Lott or any other To have & to 
hold the s d Granted & bargained Premisses with all the Ap- 
purtenances Priviledges & Commodities unto the same be- 
longing or any Waves Pertaining to him the s d John White 
his Heirs & Assigns forever to his & their only Proper Use 
Benefit & Behoof forever And I the s d James Wallis for me 
my Heirs Executors Administ rs do Covenant Promise & 
Grant to and with the s d John White his Heirs & Assigns 
that before the Ensealing hereof I am the true sole & law- 
ful Owner of the above bargained Premisses And am law- 
fully seized & possessed of the Same in mine own Proper 
Right as a Good Perfect & absolute Estate of Inheritance 
in Fee Simple And have in my self Good Right full power 
and lawful Authority to grant bargain sell and convey & 
confirm s d Bargained Premisses in Manner as above said 
And that the s d John White his Heirs & Assigns shall and 
may from Time to time and at all Times forever hereafter 
by force and vertue of these Presents lawfully Peaceably 
and quietly have hold use occupy possess & enjoy the s d 
demised and bargained Premisses with the Appurtenances 
free & clear & freely & clearly acquitted of and from all and 
all manner of Former or other Gifts Grants Bargains Sales 
Leases Mortgages Wills Intails Joyntures Dowries Judg- 
ments Executions Incumbrances & Extents Furthermore I 
the s d James Wallis for my self my Heirs Executors & Ad- 
ministrators do Covenant and engage the above demised 



Book XI. Fol. 212. 

Premisses to defend to him the s d John White His Heirs & 
Assigns from the Claims & lawful Demands of any Person 
or Persons from by or under me And thus far to defend the 
Premisses from all legal CI aimers that in Case any so claim- 
ing shall recover the above demised Premisses Then s d 
Wallis [or his Heirs] is to repay to s d White his Heirs or 
Assigns forty Pounds Currant Passable Money of New Eng- 
land' or Bills of Credit And Martha Wallis the Wife of me 
the s d James Wallis doth by these Presents freely [212] 
And willingly Give Yield up and Surrender all her Right of 
Dowry and Power of Thirds of in & unto the above demised 
Premisses unto him the said John White his Heirs & as- 
signs. In Witness whereof We 'have hereunto set our hands 
& Seals this Twenty sixth Day of January in the Year of our 
Lord God 1724/5 And in the Eleventh Year of our Sover- 
eign Lord George by the Grace of God of Great Britain 
France & Ireland Kins: Defender of the Faith &c 
Signed Sealed NB The James Wallis ( seal ) 

&• Delivered in words in of 

the Presence of us the Mar- xhe Mark'Tf^Martha ( seal j 

Stephen Robinson gin or his Wallis 

Joseph Stacy Heirs were written 

before the Ensealing 
hereof as also those 
words Near the Sea 
on the Margin on 
the other Side 

Essex sc/ Glocester February the 1 st 1724/5 James 
Wallis & Martha his Wife above named personally appear- 
ing acknowledged the foregoing Instrument to be their Vol- 
untary Act & Deed 

Coram Me Epes Sargent Jus 1 Pacis 

April 24 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original Com- 
pared therewith by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all people to whom these Presents shall come Greet- 
Han»> white * n © ^ c Know Ye that I Hannah White Relict of 
Jn° white Samuel W r hite in the Town of Boston in the 
County of Suffolk in the Province of the Massa- 
chusetts Bay in New England for & in Consideration of Ten 
pounds Currant Money of New England to me in hand paid 
and secured by John White of Glocester in the County of 
Essex in New England Clerk the Receipt whereof I ac- 
knowledge and my Self therewithal fully satisfied and Con- 



Book XI, Fol. 212. 

tented and thereof and of every Part and Parcell thereof 
Exonerate acquit & Discharge s d John White his Heirs and 
Assigns by these Presents have given granted bargained 
sold aliened & assigned conveyed & confirmed and b}^ these 
Presents do freely fully and absolutely Give Grant Bargain 
Sell aliene & confirm to the s d John White his Heirs & As- 
signs the one half of the Land granted laid out to & pos- 
sessed by Josiah White of Falmouth in Casco Bay in the 
Province of Main lying and being Situate on Papooduck 
the whole being by Grant fifty Acres To have & to hold the 
s d Premisses with all the Priviledges Appurtenances and 
Commodities thereunto belonging or in any wise appertain- 
ing to him said John White his Heirs and Assigns forever 
And I Hannah White for me my Heirs Executors Admines- 
trators & Assigns do Covenant to & with s d John White his 
Heirs Executors Administrators that before the Ensealing 
hereof I am the true proper & lawful Owner of the above 
Demised Premisses and have Good Right full Power and 
lawful Authority to bargain sell convey and confirm as 
aboves d and s d White shall shall & may peaceably possess 
and enjoy the above demised Premisses free and clear from 
all former Gifts Grants Dowries Joyntures & Incumbrances 
Whatsoever And I Hannah White for my self my Heirs 
Executors & Adminis™ do Covenant and Promise to and 
with s d John White his Heirs & Assigns from any Person 
or Persons whatsoever legally Claiming the above demised 
Premisses to Warrant secure and defend As witness my 
hand & Seal this Sixteenth Day of February in the Elev- 
enth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George by 
the Grace of God of Great Britain France & Ireland King 
Defender of the Faith &c And in the Year of our Lord God 
1724/5 of 

Signed Sealed & Delivered rnl , , , /O tt , , 

in Presence of us The Mark /^Hannah ( seal ) 

Phillippe French White 

Phillippe Peakes Suffolk sc/ Boston Feb^ 

1724/5 M rs Hannah White 
Personally appeared & ac- 
knowledged the above Instru- 
ment to be her Act & Deed 
Before Me John Ruck Just Peac 

April 24 th 1725 Recordad according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Book XI, Fol. 212. 

To all people to whom these Presents shall come Greet- 
caieb Prebie * D » Know Ye that I Caleb Preble of York in 
to the County of York in the Province of the 

Massachusetts Bay in New England Yeoman 
for & in Consideration of the Sum of forty three Pounds 
Currant Money of New England to Me in hand paid before 
the Ensealing & Delivery of these Presents by Abiel Good- 
win of s d York Bricklayer alias Mason the Receipt whereof 
to full Satisfaction I do hereby acknowledge & thereof and 
of every Part & Parcell thereof do hereby Exonerate acquit 
& Discharge the s d Goodwin his Heirs Executors and Ad- 
ministrators have given granted bargained Sold aliened con- 
veyed and confirmed and by these Presents Do freely fully 
and absolutely give grant bargain sell aliene convey & con- 
firm unto the s d Abiel Goodwin his Heirs and Assigns for- 
ever a certain Tract or Parcell of Marsh & Thatch Ground 
adjoyning Situate laying and being in the Township of York 
containing three Acres be the same more or less commonly 
called the Breast of the Gurnett lying on the Southerly 
Side of the South west Branch of York River & bounded as 
follows viz on the North & west by s d River on the South 
by a Creek which Divides it from the Marsh formerly Alex- 
ander Maxwells and by him given to the Church of York 
and M r Samuel Moodey their present Minister & southerly 
by the Upland or however otherwise bounded or reputed to 
be bounded To have & to Hold the s d granted Marsh & 
Thatch Ground with all the Appurtenances and Commodi- 
ties to the same belonging or in anywise appertaining to 
him the s d Goodwin his Heirs & Assigns forever And I the 
s d Caleb Preble do Covenant & agree to & with the s d Good- 
win his Heirs & Assigns that at the Ensealing of these 
Presents I am the true sole and law T ful owner of the above 
granted premisses & am lawfully siezed & possessed of the 
same as a good perfect & absolute Estate of Inheritance in 
Fee simple And have in my self full Power Good Right and 
lawful Authority to bargain & sell the same in Manner as 
aboves d and that the s d Goodwin his Heirs & Assigns shall 
& may from time to Time and at all times for ever hereafter 
Lawfully peaceably and quietly have hold use occupy pos- 
sess and enjoy the before bargained Premisses fully and 
clearly exonerated acquitted & Discharged of from all tormer 
or other Gifts Grants Bargains Sales Leases Mortgages 
Wills Intails Joyntures Dowries [Rights of Thirds] Judg- 
ments Executions Incumbrances & Extents Moreover the 
s d Preble doth by these presents promise and engage for 
himself his Heirs Executors & Administrators to the s d 

Book xi. 44 



Book XI, Fol. 213. 

Goodwin his Heirs & Assigns the s d Premisses and all the 
Appurtenances from all and every Person or Persons what- 
soever lawfully claiming the same forever hereafter to war- 
rant secure & Defend And Jemima the Wife of me the s d 
Caleb Preble doth by these Presents freely give yield up 
and Surrender unto the s d Abiel Goodwin his Heirs aud 
Assigns all her Right of Dower & Power & Power of Thirds 
of in and unto the s d Marsh & Thatch Ground In Witness 
whereof the s d Caleb Preble and Jemima his Wife have 
hereunto set their Hands & Seals this twenty ninth Day of 
April Anno Domini One thousand seven hundred twenty 
and five And in the Eleventh Year of king Georges Reign 
— The Words [Rights of Thirds] were Interlined before 
Signing Caleb Preble ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Jemima Preble ( seal ) 

in Presence of us [213] York sc/ M r Caleb 

W m Leighton Preble above named & Je- 

Samuel Preble mima his wife both Person- 

Jos : Moode}' ally appeared before me the 

Subscriber One of his Majesty's 

Justices of the Peace for the 

County of York and acknowledged 

the foregoing Instrument to be their 

free Act & Deed the Day and Year 

above Mentioned Samuel Came 

April 29 th 1725. Recorded from the Original & Examined 

by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Province of the ) 
Massachusetts Bay J This Indenture made The twenty third 
T ^ * ~ii Day of April in the fourth Year of the Reign of 

Job Avarall J f m -ri/^ i,i^°,» 

To the our Sovereign Lord George : by the Grace of 

God of Great Britain, France & Ireland, King, 
Defender of the Faith &c Annoqr Domini 1718 between Job 
Avery of York in the County of York in the Province 
afores d Husbandman of the One Part : & Abraham Preble 
Samuel Plaisted Lewis Bane Esqrs & John Leighton & Sam- 
uel Came Commissioners, appointed by Vertue of an Act of 
the Great & General Court of of the s d Province, Entituled 
on Act for the Making and Emitting the Sum of one hun- 
dred thousand pounds in Bills of Credit on this Province of 
the other Part Witnesseth, That the s d Job Avery for & in 
Consideration of the Sum of thirty Pounds in Good and law- 
full Bills of Credit on the Province aforesaid, to him in 



Book XI, Fol. 213. 

hand well and truly paid by the s d Preble Plaisted Bane 
Leighton & Came At and before the Ensealing & Delivery 
of these Presents the Receipt whereof the s d Job Avery 
hereby acknowledge hath Granted bargained, sold, aliened, 
Enfeoffed, Released & Confirmed; And by these Presents do 
Grant, bargain, sell, aliene Enfeoffe, Release & Confirm, 
unto the s d Preble Plaisted Bane, Leighton & Came and 
their Successors in the s d Trust, All his Right, Title to, or 
Interest in a certain Messuage or Tenement, lying & being 
in the Town of York afores d (viz 1 ) Fivety Acres of Laud 
bounded and butted as followeth On the Sea South East & 
by the Land now in the possession of Joseph Bragdon & 
Eliakin Wardwel on the South West in Breadth by the Sea 
fivety Poles & upon the North East Side by s d Averys own 
Land & running back from the Sea the same Breadth from 
the Sea One hundred & sixty Poles or how ever otherwise 
the same is now butted & bounded or reputed to be bounded : 
Together with all and Singular Houses, Out-houses, Build- 
ings, Barns, Stables, Gardens, Yards Edifices, Fences, 
Ways, Waters, Easements, Commons Commonages Common 
of Pasture, Priveledges & Appurtenances whatsoever, to the 
s d Land belonging or in any wise appertaining or reputed, 
taken or known, as Part, Parcell or Member thereof, or any 
Part thereof And all the Estate, Right, Title, Interest use, 
Possession, Trust, Property, Claim & Demand whatsoever 
of him the s d Job Averill of in & to the afores d Premisses, 
or any Part thereof : And the Reversion & Reversions, Re- 
mainder & Remainders, Rents, Issues & Profits of the afores d 
Premisses, or any Part thereof: And all Deeds, Writings & 
Evidences concerning the afores d Premisses, or any Part 
thereof. To have & to hold the afores d Land &c hereby 
Granted with their Appurtenances unto y e s d Abr a Preble 
Sam 11 Plaisted Lewis Bane John Leighton & Sam 11 Came & 
their Successors in the s d Trust : To the Uses, Intents & 
Purposes in the s d Act mentioned, & to & for no other Use, 
Intent & Purpose Whatsoever. And the s d Job Averill doth 
hereby Grant for himself & his Heirs, that the before hereby 
Granted Premisses, with their & Every of their Appurte- 
nances unto the s d Abr* Preble Sam 11 Plaisted Lewis Bane 
John Leighton & Sam" Came and their Successors in the s d 
Trust for the uses afores d against him the s d Job Averill, 
Heirs & Assigns, and against all & evsry Person or Persons 
whatsoever shall & will warrant uphold & forever defend by 
these Presents Provided always Nevertheless, and upon 
Condition, And it is the true Intent & Meaning ot these 
Presents & Parties thereunto, 



Book XI, Fol. 213. 

Heirs Executors or Adminisi™ do and shall well and truly 
pay unto the s d Preble Plaisted Bane Leighton & Came or 
their Successors in the s (l Trust the Sum of Thirty Pounds 
with the Interest for the same, after the Rate of Five Pounds 
per Cent p Annum I manner & form following : That is to 
say, The Sum of One Pound Ten Shillings in Good Bills of 
Credit of the Province afores d at or upon the twenty third 
day of April which will be in the Year of our Lord, One 
thousand seven hundred & Nineteen And the like Sum of 
Thirty Shillings of Like money at or upon the twenty third 
Day of April which will be in the Year of our Lord, One 
thousand seven hundred & twenty And the like sum of 
thirty Shillings of like money at or upon the twenty 3 d Day 
of April which will be in the Year of our Lord, one thou- 
sand Seven hundred and twenty one — And the like Sum of 
Thirty Shillings of like money at or upon the twenty third 
Day of April which will be in the Year of our Lord, one 
thousand seven hundred & twenty two And the like Sum of 
Thirty shillings of like money at or upon the twenty third 
Day of Aprill which will be in the Year of our Lord One 
thousand seven hundred & twenty three — And the like Sum 
of thirty Shilings of like money at or upon the twenty third 
Day of April which will be in the Year of our 
> l© 1 ^ Lord One thousand seven hundred and twenty 
s£=?l^ four And the like Sum of Thirty Shillings of like 
^oSa|H> Money at or upon the twenty third Day of April 
ttg'giaa which will be in the Year of our Lord one thou- 
^ ||S sand seven hundred & twenty five And the like 
Sum of Thirty Shillings of like money at or 
!g|L upon the twenty third Day of April which will 
g S,~| be in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven 
£ |=| hundred & twenty six And the like Sum of 
S So Thirty Shillings of like Money at or upon the 

a g 4 twenty third Day of April which will be in the 

| ijf Year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred 

o £3 & twenty seven And the Sum of Thirty Pounds 

~ :: *% & thirty Shillings of like Money being the Resi- 
=| due & Remainder of y e s d Mortgage, at or upon 
&E the twenty third Day of April which will be in 
2s the Year of our Lord one thousand Seven hun- 
jp dred and twenty Eight, That then this Present 
; ~v— |f Deed of Mortgage, & every Grant Article Clause 
w 2 og 2 and thing therein contained to be void & of none 
<§ s $1 EiFect to all Intents & Purposes But in Case any 
3 "^Default shall happen to be made of or in Pay- 



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Book XI, Fol. 214. 

ment of any of the Sums of Money before mentioned by the 
Space of Sixty Days after the Days & Times whereon the 
same ought to be paid as herein before is mentioned & Ex- 
pressed : That then & from thence-forth the s d Land & 
Premisses with the Appurtenances shall be and Remain unto 
the s d Preble Plaisted Bane & Came & their Successors in 
the s d Trust to and for the Uses before mentioned, & to & 
for no other Use Intent or Purpose whatsoever. And the s d 
Job Avarall for himself Heirs, Executors Administrators, 
Doth Covenant & Promise & Grant to & with y e s d Preble 
Plaisted Bane Leighton & Came and their Successors in the 
Trust afores d by these Presents in Manner & form following : 
That is to say, that he the s d Job Avarall at the Time of the 
Sealing & Delivering of these Presents is lawfully seized of 
and in all and singular the Premisses afores d , hereby Granted 
of a Good, absolute and Undefeazible Estate of Inheritance 
in Fee Simple And hath good Right and full Power to grant 
bargain sell aliene Enfeofte Release and confirm the same to 
y e s d Abr il Preble Sam 11 Plaisted Lewis Bane Jn° Leighton & 
Sam 11 Came & their Successors in the s d Trust in Manner & 
Form afores d And that they the s d Preble Plaisted Leighton 
Bane & Came & their Successors in the s d Trust shall or 
lawfully may from Time to Time and at all Times hereafter 
freely, quietly and Peaceably have, hold, use, occupy, pos- 
sess & Enjoy all & Singular the afores d Land & Premisses 
with the Appurtenances in Manner & Form afores d accord- 
ing to the true Intent & Meaning [214] Of these, without the 
lawful or aquitable Claim, Lett Suit Trouble Disturbance, 
Interruption, other Hindrance or Committing of waste of or 
by the s d Job Avarall on s d Premisses his Heirs or Assigns, 
or any other Person or Persons whatsoever. And that free 
& clear from all former & other Mortgages, Bargains, Gifts 
Grants, Estates, Charges, Troubles & Incumbrances what- 
soever, had made or done by the s d Job Avarall his Heirs or 
assigns, or any other Person or Persons, an} r thing having 
or Claiming of in to or out of the Premisses afores a , or any 
Part thereof by from or under him or any of his or any 
other Person or Persons whatsoever In Witness whereof the 
aforesaid Parties to these Presents have Interchangeably 
hereunto set their hands & Seals the Day & Year first 
above written Job Avarall ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered York so/ April 8 th 1725/ Job 
in the Presence of us Averel above named psonally 

Thomas Card appearing acknowledged the 

Joseph Frethy foregoing Deed of Mortgage to be 

Caleb Preble his Act &~Deed 

Coram Jos : Hamond J Pac s 



Book XI, Fol. 214. 

Memorandum 

York sc: In York April 23 d 1718 Then Received of the 
Commissioners for the County of York within Named the 
full & just Sum of Thirty Pounds in lawful Bills of Credit 
on the Province within Named, In Consideration of the 
within Mortgage for which I am to Pay the Interest after 
the Rate of five pounds per Cent per Annum from the 
twenty third Day of this Instant April 1718. to the twenty 
third Day of April in the Year 1719 — & from thence An- 
nually and every Year to the 

unless the whole or any Part of the s (l Premisses or 
Interest be paid or satisfied before 
Witness I say received 

Caleb Preble . p Me Job Avarall 

Thomas Card 

Joseph Frethy 

April 28 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original 
Exam d by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all people to whom this Deed of Sale may come Caleb 
Caleb Prebie P re °l e of York in the County of York in the 
u to Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New Eng- 

land Yeoman sendeth Greeting Know ye the s d 
Caleb Preble for and in Consideration of Eighteen Pounds 
Currant Passable Money of New England to him in hand 
well & truly paid by his Brother Samuel Preble of s d York 
Bricklayer at & with the Receipt whereof the s d Caleb 
Preble doth acknowledge himself therewith fully paid and 
Contented and doth hereby fully acquit & discharge the s (l 
Samuel Preble of all & every Part & Payment thereof; 
Hath given Granted bargained sold aliened enfeoffed & con- 
veyed and doth by these Presents give grant bargain sell 
aliene enfeoffe & Convey & fully freely and absolutely make 
over and confirm unto the s d Sam 11 Preble & to his Heirs & 
Assigns forever Six Acres of Swamp or Swampy Ground 
be it more or less lying and being in the Township of s d 
York And is situate upon the North west side of the Land 
of M r Daniel Simpsons in the Grassy Swamp socalled it be- 
ing a Part of a Grant given unto their Father Abraham 
Preble Esq 1 " late of s d York deceas d at a Town meeting in 
s d York April 16 th 1691. as p York Town Book doth appear 
Six Acres of it was laid out to the s d Samuel Preble De- 
cemb r y c 10 th 1720 & y e Six Acres herein sold was laid out 
unto s d Caleb Preble the same Day as per York Town Book 



Book XI, Fol. 214. 

cloth appear : And is batted & bounded as followeth viz 
beginning at a small Birch Tree at the Northern Corner 
which is the s d Sam lls Westward Corner and runs from 
^ thence South & by West twenty Poles to a Maple Tree 
marked on four Sides And runs from thence South East & 
by East /forty Eight Poles to a Small Elm Tree marked on 
four Sides standing in s d Simpsons Line And is bounded by 
s d Daniel Simpsons Bounds & s d Samuel Prebles own bounds 
to the Place began at or however otherwise is bounded or 
reputed to be bounded Together w T ith all the Rights Titles 
Priviledges Appurtenances & Advantages belonging to the 
same or any Part thereof or that may ever hereafter re- 
dound thereunto unto him the s d Samuel Preble & to his 
Heirs & assigns forever To have & to hold and quietly & 
Peaceably to use improve & enjoy as a good clear & abso- 
lute Estate in Fee Simple Moreover the s d Caleb Preble 
doth for himself his Heirs Executors and Administrators to 
and with the s d Samuel Preble his Heirs & Assigns Cove- 
nant Eno^a^e & Promise That the before granted & demised 
Premisses are free & clear and freely and clearly acquitted 
and discharged from all & former Gifts Grants bargains 
Sales Rents Dowries Widows Thirds Mortsrasres Leases or 
any other Incumbrances whatsoever as also from all future 
Claims Challenges Lett Hindrances or Disturbances upon 
any Grounds or Title of Law whatsoever to be had or com- 
menced by him the s d Caleb Preble his Heirs Executors 
Administrators or Assigns And that from and after the Date 
hereof doth bind & oblige himself & them to warrant & 
Defend the s d Premisses unto the s d Samuel Preble & his 
Heirs & Assigns forever In Witness hereof the s d Caleb 
Preble hath hereunto set his Hand seal This fifth Day of 
December in the Year of our Lord One thousand seven 
hundred & twenty Three And in the Tenth Year of his 
Majestys Reign &c Caleb Preble ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Jemima Preble (seal ) 

in the Presence of us York sc/ April 28 th 1725/ 

.Abiel Goodwin This Day the above named 

Jos : Moodey Caleb Preble & Jemima his 

W m Leighton wife in token of her relinquish- 

ment of all her Right of Dowry 
and power of Thirds in the above 
bargained Premisses acknowledged 
the before going Instrument to be 
their free Act & Deed 

Before Me Samel Cane Jus Pac s 



Book XI, Fol. 215. 

April 28 th 1725 Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Me Jos : Moodey Reg r 



[215] To all People unto whom these Presents shall 
come greeting Know Ye that I William Thomas 
wiii^Tho.nas of Boston in the County of Suffolk in his Maj- 
iaiter )n estys Province of the- Massachusetts Bay in 

New England Mariner for and in Consideration 
of the Sum of Thirty five Pounds of Currant Money of the 
s d Province to me in hand before the Ensealing hereof well 
& truly paid by Samson Salter of the s d Town of Boston 
Cooper the Receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge and 
my self therewith fully satisfied & contented & thereof and 
of every Part & Parcell thereof do Exonerate acquit & Dis- 
charge the s d Samson Salter his Heirs Executors Adminis- 
trators for ever by these psents Have given granted bar- 
gained & sold aliened convey* & confirmed & by these Pres- 
ents Do freely fully and absolutely Give Grant bargain Sell 
aliene Convey & Confirm unto him the s d Samson Salter his 
Heirs & Assigns forever, All that my Tract or Parcell of Up 
Land with the Marish and Meadow Ground thereto belong- 
ing being all that Upland Marish and Meadow Ground which 
I. formerly bought of John Croade of Salem Situate Lying 
& being in the Great Cove in Casco Bay in the Province of 
Main in New England aforesaid Containing about three Hun- 
dred & nine Acres be the same more or Less Bounded from 
the place where was formerly a Dwelling House to the Next 
falls Northerly and Southerly to the Fresh Water and from 
thence up into the Woods so far as the Rights of John Phil- 
lips the former Owner thereof extendeth as by a Deed of 
Sale from Nathaniel Wall is to s d Croade Date May 14 th 
1700 — doth more fully appear To have & to hold the s d 
Granted and bargained Premisses with all y e Rights Profits 
Priviledges Commodities & Appurtenances to the same be- 
longing or in any wise appertaining To him the s d Samson 
Salter his Heirs & Assigns forever, to his & their onely 
proper use Benefit and Behoofe forevermore And I the s d 
William Thomas for me my Heirs Executors and Adminis- 
trators Do Covenant Promise & Grant to & with the s d 
Samson Salter his Heirs & Assigns that before the Enseal- 
ing hereof I am the true Sole & lawful Owner of the above 
bargained Premisses and am lawfully seized & possessed of 
the same in my own proper Right as a good perfect & abso- 
lute Estate of Inheritance in Fee Simple and have in my 



Book XI, Fol. 215. 

self good Right full power & lawful Authority to grant bar- 
gain sell and convey and Confirm s d bargained Premisses in 
Manner as afores d And that the s d Samson Salter his Heirs & 
Assigns shall and may from time to time and at all Times for- 
ever hereafter by force and vert tie of these Presents law- 
fully peaceably and quietly have hold use occupy possess 
and enjoy the s (l demised and bargained Premisses with the 
Appurtenances free and Clear & freely & clearly acquitted 
Exonerated & discharged off and from all and all Manner 
of former or other Gifts Grants bargains Sales Leases Mort- 
gages Wills Intails Joyntures Dowries Judgments Execu- 
tions Incumbrances & Extents Furthermore I the s d William 
Thomas for my self my Heirs Executors Administrators 
Do Covenant and Engage the afore demised Premisses to 
him the s d Samson Salter his Heirs and Assigns against the 
lawful Claims & Demands of any Person or Persons what- 
soever forever hereafter to warrant secure and Defend And 
will on Demand give any further writing or Instrument for 
the more sure making y c Same In Witness whereof I the 
s d William Thomas and Ann my Wife in Token that she 
hereby Resigns up all her Right of Dower and Interest of 
Thirds in the Premisses have to these Presents Set our 
hands & Seals the twelfth Day of December Anno Domini 
One thousand seven hundred and seventeen In the fourth 
year of his Majestys Reign W m illi m Thomas ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Ann Thomos ( seal ) 

In presence of us Rec d the Day of the Date 

Nathaniel Coney hereof of the aboves d Samp- 

Samuel Hunting son Salter the Sum of Thirty 

five pounds in full for the pur- 
chase in these presents Mentioned 
I say rec d 

p Me Willi™ Thomas 
Suff: sc/ Boston Octob r 16 th 1718 William Thomas & 
Ann his wife the Subscribers of the Instrument on the other 
Side personally appearing acknowledged the same to be 
their Act & Deed 

Before Me Edw : Hutchinson Just Pac s 
May 5 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



This Indenture made this ninth Day of August in the Year 

WiiH scales °^ our Lord one thousand Seven hundred & 

Samgn & twenty one & in the Eighth Y r of the Reign of 

our Sovereign Lord George of Great Britian King 



Book XI, Fol. 216. 

Defender of the Faith &c between William Scales of North 
Yarmouth in y c County of York in the Province of the Mass- 
achusetts Bay in New England Husbandman on the one 
Part and Samson Salter of Boston in the County of Suffolk 
in the Province afores d Cooper on the other Part Witnesseth 
that I the s d William Scales for Divers good Causes & Con- 
siderations me thereunto moving have given granted bar- 
gained sold and confirmed and by these Presents do fully 
aud absolutely Give Grant sell aliene and confirm unto him 
the s d Sampson Salter a Certain Messuage or Tract of Land 
Scituate lying and being in North Yarmouth in Casco Bay 
in the County afores d Containing by Estimation two hun- 
dred and forty nine Acres butted and bounded Easterly 
upon the Bay Southerly upon a fresh Water Brook North- 
erly upon the Land of James Buxton and is the Land which 
the said Scales bought of the s d Salter, as by Deed may more 
fully appear together with all the Houses and buildings of 
any kind upon s d Land To have & to hold the s d bargained 
Premisses with all the Priviledges and Commodities to the 
same in any wise belonging or appertaining to him the s d 
Sampson Salter his Heirs & Assigns to his & their proper 
use and Benefit forever — And I the s d W m Scales for me 
my Heirs Executors Administrators do Covenant & promise 
to & with the s d Samson Salter that I am the true Sole & 
lawful Owner of the above bargained Premisses & have in 
my self full Power & Authority to sell convey and Confirm 
the same in manner as afores d And that the s d Samson 
Salter his Heirs & Assigns shall at all Times for ever here- 
after by vertue of these Presents quietly and peaceably have 
hold Possess occupy and enjo}^ the s d bargained Premisses 
free & clear [216] And freely acquitted & discharged from 
all other Grants Bargains Sales Mortgages Or any other In- 
cumbrances whatsoever Provided nevertheless and it is the 
true Intent & meaning of Grantor & Grantee in these Pres- 
ents any thing herein contained to the Contrary notwith- 
standing That if the above named William Scales his Heirs 
Executors Administrators or Assigns do well and .truly pay 
or cause to be paid unto the abovenamed Samson Salter his 
Heirs or Assigns the full and just Sum of Seventy five 
Pounds Currant money of this Province with y e lawful In- 
terest on or before the Thirty first Day of May Next which 
shall be in the Year of our Lord One thousand seven hun- 
dred & twenty two Then this above written Deed or Obli- 
gation and every Article therein contained shall be null and 
void or else shall abide in full force and vertue Sealed with 



Book XI, Fol. 216. 

my Seal Dated in Falmouth the Day and Year first above 
written W m Scales ( 8 eai ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered York sc/ Falmouth 9 th 

in presence of us August 1721. William 

Joshua Moodey Scales personally ap- 

Eben r Allen peared before Me the Sub- 

scriber and acknowledged 
the above Instrument to be 
his voluntary Act & Deed 
Ap" 2 d 1723. Receiv d of Sam 11 Moodey Just : pac : 

W m Scales Thirty Eight 
pounds ten Shillings in 
Money which is in Part 
to the within obligation 
I say receiv d by Me 

Samson Salter 
May 5 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original Exam d 

by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come Greet- 
ei. Gnnnison ^ D ? & c Know ye that I Elihu Gunnison of Kit- 

9 £° ^ er y m the County of York in the Province of the 
Massachusetts Bay in New England Shipwright 
for and in Consideration of the Sum of Fifteen Pounds in 
Currant Money of New England to me in hand before the 
Ensealing hereof well & truly paid by Nicholas Dunn of the 
same place Shipwright the receipt whereof I do hereby ac- 
knowledge & my self therewith fully satisfied & paid & 
thereof & of every part thereof do Exonerate Acquit & Dis- 
charge the said Nicholas Dunn his heirs Executors & Ad- 
ministrators for ever by these Presents have given granted 
bargained Sold aliened conveyed & confirmed unto him the 
said Nicholas Dunn his heirs and assigns for ever a certain 
Tract or parcel of Land situate lying & being in the Town- 
ship of Kittery afores d at y e place comonly called Gunni- 
sons Neck joyning to that part of the River of Piscataqua 
Called crooked Lane & is butted & bounded as follows, 
Viz it takes its beginning at y e South corner next to John 
Folletts now dwelling house & so to run down towards the 
Water side on a South west Course Six Rods & four fifths 
which is near said Dunns Lento & then to go Ten foot of 
from s d Lento & so to run down to the water side on a South 
West & by west Course three Rods & then to run along 
shore on a North West Course Eight Rods or thereabouts 



Book XI, Fol. 216. 

to a Sharp point of Rocks & from said Point of Rocks to 
run on an East North East Course six rods or thereabout 
allowing four Rod from y e now Stone wall for the Kings 
high Way & then to run along as the Kings high way runs 
on a South East Course about five Rods & three Tenths 
until it meets the first stated bounds, To have & To Hold 
the said Granted & Bargained Premisses with all the Ap- 
purtenances Priviledges & Comodities to the same belonging 
or in any appertaining thereunto to him y e said Nicholas 
Dunn his Heirs & assigns forever to his and their only 
proper Use benefit & behoof for ever and I the said Elihu 
Gunnison for me my Heirs Executors & Admin rs do Cove- 
nant promise & Grant to & with the said Nicholas Dunn his 
heirs and assigns that before the Ensealing hereof I am the 
true sole & Lawful owner of the above bargained Prem- 
isses and am lawfully seized & possessed of the same in mine 
own proper right as a Good perfect & absolute Estate of 
Inheritance in Fee simple & have in my self Good right full 
power & Lawfull Authority to grant bargain sell convey and 
confirm the s d bargained Premisses in manner as aboves d & 
that the said Nicholas Dunn his heirs & assigns shall & may 
from time to time & at all times hereafter for ever by force 
& vertue. of these Presents lawfully quietly have hold use 
occupy & Enjoy the said Demised & bargained Premisses 
with the Appurtenances free and clear and freely and clearly 
acquitted Exonerated & discharged of from all and all man- 
ner of former or other Gifts Grants Bargains sales Leases 
Mortgages Joynters Dowries Judgments and Incumbrances 
whatsoever Further I the said Elihu Gunnison for my self 
my Heirs Executors & administrators do Covenant and En- 
gage the above Demised Premisses to him the said Nicholas 
Dunn his Heirs & assigns against the Lawfull Claimes or 
Demands of any Person or Persons whatsoever for ever 
hereafter to warrant secure and defend And Mary Gunnison 
the wife of me the said Elihu Gunnison doth by these pres- 
ents freely and willing yield up & surrender all her Right 
of Dowry and power of thirds of in & unto the above de- 
mised premisses unto him the said Nicholas Dunn his heirs 
& assigns and the said Elihu Gunnison doth for himself his 
heirs and Assigns Further promise and agree to & with the 
said Nicholas Dunn his heirs & assigns that if at any time 
hereafter the said Nicholas Dunn his heirs or assigns shall 
build a wharfF of Thirty foot square from high water mark 
and downward then from that time the said wharfF is 
built y e Land or Flats on which the wharff stands shall bey e 
Estate and Inheritance of y e abovesaid Nicholas Dunn his 



Book XI, Fol. 216. 

heirs or assigns forever after and furthermore If ever here- 
after the said Elihu Gunnison his heirs or assigns shall and 
do any ways hinder the said Nicholas Dunn his heirs or as- 
signs from Coming into the Cove by Docking it in or any 
other way then from that time the said Elihu Gunnison does 
so debar y e said Dunn of Coming or bring any thing into 
the Cove the said Elihu Gunnison does hereby oblidge him- 
self his heirs and Assigns to Let the said Dunn his heirs or 
assigns have the liberty of a foot path from said Dunns 
house to the point bordering upon y e Land of Joseph Gun- 
nison. In witness whereof I the said Elihu Gunnison and 
mary my Wife have hereunto set our hands and Seals this 
Twenty sixth Day of July Anno Domini one thousand Seven 
hundred Twenty & Two Annoq> Regni Regis Georgii 
Magna Brittania &c a Octavo 

Jos. Hamond Elihu Gunnison ( S e a a i ) 

Sam 11 Pray Mary Gunnison ( S g al ) 

Jos. Gunnison 

York sc/ July 26 th 1722 M r Elihu Gunnison & Mary his 
Wife acknowledged the foregoing lustrum 1 in writing to be 
their Voluntary Act & Deed 

Coram Jos. Hamond J Pac s 

May y e 10 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original and 
Compared by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come Greet- 
ed. Curtis ing Know ye that I Dodivah Curtis of Kittery 
to in the County of York in New England Yeoman 

and Elisabeth Curtis my wife In Consideration 
of Love good will and Affection which we have & do bear 
towards our loving Son Withers Beny of the same Place & 
County afores d Yeoman have Given & Granted and by these 
Presents do freely clearly & absolutely give & Grant unto 
the s d Withers Berry his Heirs & Assigns the one half of 
our home Lott wherein we now dwell & possess Lying and 
being in Kittery aforesaid on the Eastern Side of the River 
called Spruce Creek over against Oak Point Containing by 
Estimation in tl]e whole about fifty Acres be it more or less 
butted & bounded as followeth Viz 1 Eastwardly by the 
Country Road and Southwardly by the Eastern Creek and 
Westwardly by the River of s d Spruce Creek And North- 
wardly by Benj a Hamons his Land Together with the one 
half of all the Priviledges and appurtenances thereunto be- 
longing or in any wise appertaining To have and to hold the 



Book XI, Fol. 217. 

and bargained Premisses with the Appurtenances 
Priviledges and Commodities to the same belonging or in 
any wise Appertaining to him the s d Withers Berry his 
Heirs & Assigns forever In Witness whereof We the s d 
Dodevah Curtis & Elisabeth Curtis have [217] Hereunto 
set our hands and Seals the twenty Eighth Day of March 
Anno Domini 1722. ^s 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Doda „/) Curtis ( seal ) 

in the Presence of mark 

William Stanlee Elizabeth Curtis ( seal ) 

ws York sc/ May 11. 1725 

William Q Q Thomas Dodivah Curtis & Eliz a 

v< Curtis both Personally ap- 

mark ^ ^ r . V. i 

peared before me tne Sub- 
scriber one of his Majesty's 
Justices of the Peace for s d 
County and acknowledged the 
above Instrument to be their free 
Act & Deed 

Will" Pepperrell Jun r 
May 12 th 1725. Recorded from the Original 

by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come Greet- 
jnoLeig hton ing &c Know Ye that I John Leighton of Kit- 

s To tery in the County of York in the Province of 

the Massachusetts Bay in New England Gentle- 
man for and in Consideration of the Sum of Ten Pounds in 
Good Bills of Credit on the afores d Province to me in hand 
before the Ensealing hereof well & truly paid by Thomas 
Hammet of Portsmouth in the Province of New Hampshire 
in New England afores d Sail-Maker the Receipt whereof I 
do hereby acknowledge and my Self therewith fulty satis- 
fied & contented and thereof and of every Part & Parcell 
thereof do acquit & Discharge the s d Thomas Hammet his 
Heirs Executors & administrators for ever by these Pres- 
ents have given Granted bargained sold conveyed & con- 
firmed And by these Presents Do freely, fully, and abso- 
lutely, Give Grant bargain, Sell, convey and confirm unto 
him the s d Thomas Hammet his Heirs & Assigns forever a 
Tract or Parcell of Upland Situate lying and being in the 
Township of Kittery aforesaid adjoyning to the River of 
Piscatiqua at the Place commonly called & known by the 

3 12 

Name of Crooked Lane containing Half an Acre, butted 



Book XI. Fol. 217. 

and bounded as folio weth Beginning at the Edge of the 
Bank fifty five foot distance from the West-North- West 

Line of my Land And then to run by the Edge or Side of 

'321 
the Bank East-South-East fifty five foot and then to run 
back from the Banks Edge into my Land fifty five foot in 
Breadth North North East until half an Acre be compleated 
& Ended and also from the Side of the Bank aforesaid the 
afores d Breadth to Low Water Mark And likewise the Lib- 
erty of an high Way on my Land where I shall appoint 
unto the Country Road to go to and from the said half Acre 
of Land To have and to hold the said granted and bargained 
Premisses with all the Appurtenances Priviledges & Com- 
modities to the same belonging or in any wise Appertain- 
ing to him the s d Thomas Ham met & his Heirs and Assigns 
for ever And to his & their own proper use Benefit and be- 
hoofe forever And I the said John Leighton for me my 
Heirs Executors & Administ rs do Covenant Promise and 
grant to and with the s d Thomas Ham met his Heirs & As- 
signs that before the Ensealing hereof I am the true, sole, 
And lawful Owener of the above bargained Premisses & am 
lawfully Siezed and possessed of the same in mine own 
Propei- Right as a good Perfect and absolute Estate of In- 
heritance in Fee Simple And have in my self Good Right 
full Power & lawful Authority to grant bargain sell convey 
and confirm the s d bargained Premisses in Manner as above- 
said And that the s d Thomas Hammet his Heirs & Assigns 
shall & may from Time to time and at all Times forever 
hereafter by force and vertue of these Presents lawfully 
peaceably and quietly have hold use occupy possess and 
eujoy the s d demised and bargained Premisses with the Ap- 
purtenances free and clear and freely and clearly acquitted, 
Exonerated & Discharged of from all and all Manner of 
former or other Gifts, Grants, bargains, Sales, Leases, 
Mortgages, Wills Entails Joyntures, Dowries Jugments 
Executions Extents and Incumbrances whatsoever Further- 
more I the s d John Leighton for my self my Heirs Execu- 
tors & Administrators do Covenant and Engage the above 
demised Premisses to him the said Thomas Hammet his 
Heirs & Assigns against the lawful Claims or Demands of 
any Person or Persons whatsoever forever hereafter to war- 
rant secure and Defend An Onner Leighton the wife of me 
the said John Leighton doth by these Presents willingly 
give yield up and Surrender all her Right of Dower or 
Power of Thirds of in & unto the above demised Premisses 
unto him the s d Thomas Hammet his Heirs & Assigns In 



Book XI, Fol. 218. 

Witness whereof we have hereunto Set our hands & Seals 
this 

The words [for ever] were John Leighton ( seal ) 

interlined before Signing Onner Leighton ( seal) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered York sc/ Dec r 25 th 1723. 

in the Presence of us Cap" John Leighton and 

John Adams Onner his wife abovenamed 

Tobias Leighton personally appearing acknowl- 

Job Hanscom edged the above Instrument in 

writing to be their voluntary Act 
& Deed" 

Cor Jos : Hamond J. Pac s 
May 10 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all Christian People to whom these Presents shall 
Mary Hutchins come Mai T Hutchins of Kittery in the County 
To her of York within his Maj tys Province of the Mass- 

achusetts Bay in New England Single Woman 
Daughter of David Hutchins late of Kittery afores d deceased 
Intestate send Greeting Know y e That I the s d Mary 
Huchins for and in Consideration of the Sum of twenty nine 
Pound to me in hand paid well & truly before the Ensealing 

• . . .4123 

& Deliveiy of these Presents by my Brother John Hutchins 
of Kittery afores d Yeoman, the Receipt whereof to full 
[218] Content & Satisfaction I do hereby acknowledge & 
thereof & of every Part thereof Do acquit & Discharge the 
s d John Hutchins his Heirs Executors & Administrators 
Every of them forever by these Presents & for divers other 
Good Causes and Considerations me hereunto moving Have 
Remised Released and forever Quit claimed & by these 
Presents do for Me my Heirs Executors Administrators & 
Assigns & every of us absolutely Remise Release & alto- 
gether Quit claim unto the s d John Hutchins his Heirs & 
Assigns forever all the Estate, Right, Title, Interest, Share 
Portion, Proportion Inheritance Dividend property posses- 
sion Reversion Remainder Claim & Demand whatsoever 
which I the s d Mary Hutchins ever had, Now have or which 
my Heirs or Assigns in time to come can, may, might, 
Should or in any Wise Ought to have of in & to all and 
Singular The Housing Building, Lands, Tenements Gardens 
Orchards Grounds Meadow Upland Swamps Commons 
Commonages Town Rights with the Priviledges Commodi- 



Book XI, Fol. 218. 

ties Emoluments & appurtenances thereunto belonging or 
in any ways appertaining whatsoever which my s d Father 
David Hutchins died Siezed & possessed of or had a Right 
unto Situate lying and being in Kittery afores d or in any 
other Part of New England by any Manner of way or 
Means whatsoever ; To have & to hold all the above remised 
and Released Premisses with the Appurtenances & Every 
Part & Parcell thereof unto him the s d John Hutchins his 
Heirs or Assigns for ever to his & their own Sole and 
proper Use Benefit & Behoofe without any Manner of Re- 
claim Challenge or Contradiction of me the s d Mary Hutchins 
my Heirs or Assigns for ever In Witness whereof I the s d 
Mary Hutchins hath hereunto set my Hand & Seal the four- 
teenth Day of May in the Year of our Lord one thousand 
seven hundred & twenty four & in the Tenth Year of the 
Reign of our Sovereign Lord George King of Great Brit- 
tain France & Ireland Defender of the Faith &c 
Signed Sealed & Delivered ,.. Mai * . . . , 

In the presence of us Mar ^ S> Hatchings ( ~ai ) 

Diamond Sergent York^sc May U* 1724. 

W- Pepperrell Jun' This Day ^ within named 

Mary Hutchins Personally 
appeared before me the Sub- 
scriber one of his Maj tys Jus- 
tices of the Peace for said County 
& Acknowledged the within writ- 
ten Ins tr urn 1 to be her free Act 
& Deed John Wheelwright 

York May 12 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg 1 * 



To all Christian People to whom these Presents shall 
Eiiz» Davis come Elizabeth Davis of Kittery in the County 
Jo^erBro: of York within his Majestys Province of the 
Massachusetts Bay in New England One of the 
Daughters of David Hutchins late of Kittery afores d de- 
ceased Intestate Sends Greeting Know ye that I the s d Eliz- 
abeth Davis for and in Consideration of the Sum of Ten 
Pounds to me in hand well & truly paid before the Enseal- 
ing & Delivery of these Presents oy my Brother John 
Hutchins of s d Kittery Yeoman The Receipt whereof to full 
Content & Satisfaction I do hereby acknowledge And thereof 
and of Every Part thereof do acquit & Discharge the s d 
John Hutchins his Heirs Executors & Administrators every 

Book xi. 45 



Book XI, Fol. 218. 

of them for ever by these Presents, And for divers other 
Good Causes & Considerations me hereunto Moving ; Have 
Remised Released and for ever Quit claimed And by these 
Presents Do for me my Heirs Executors & Administrators 
and every of us absolutely Remise Release & Altogether 
Quit Claim unto the s d John Hutchins his Heirs & Assigns 
forever all the Estate Right Title Interest, Share, Portion, 
Proportion, Inheritance, Dividend, Property Possession, 
Reversion, Remainder, Claim & Demand whatsoever, which 
I the said Elizabeth Davis, ever had now have or which my 
Heirs or Assigns in time to come, can, may, might, should, 
or in any wise Ought to have of in & to all and Singular 
the Housing Buildings, Lands, Tenements, Gardens, Or- 
chards, Grounds Meadows, Uplands, Swamps Commons 
Commonages Town Rights, with Priviledges Commodities 
Emoluments and Appurtenances thereunto belonging or in 
any wise appertaining whatsoever, which my s d Father 
David Hutchins died Seized of Possessed of or had a Right 
unto Situate Lying and being in the Town of Kittery afores d 
or in any other Part of New England by any Manner of 
ways or Means whatsoever To have & to hold all the above 
Remised & Released Premisses with the Appurtenances and 
every Part & Parcell thereof unto him the s d John Hutchins 
his Heirs or Assigns for ever to his and their own sole and 
proper Use Benefit and Behoofe without any manner of Re- 
claim Challenge or Contradiction of Me the s d Elizabeth 
Davis my Heirs or Assigns for ever — In Witness whereof 
I the s d Elizabeth Davis hath hereunto set my Hand & Seal 
the fourteeth Day of May In the Year of of our Lord One 
thousand Seven hundred and twent}' four And in the Tenth 
Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George King of 
Great Britain France & Ireland Defend 1 " of the Faith &c l 
Signed Sealed & Delivered Mark 

in the Presence of us Elizabeth .^Davis ( seal) 

Diamond Sergent / 

W m Pepperrell Jun r Y ork sc/ 1 May 14 th 1724 

This Day the within Named 
Eliz a Davis personally ap- 
peared before me the Subscriber 
One of his Majesties Justices of 
the Peace for s d County and ac- 
knowledged this within written In- 
strument to be her free Act & Deed 
Charles ffrost 

May 12 th 1725. Recorded from the Original Examined 

by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Book XI, Fol. 219. 

[219] To all Christian People to whom these Presents 
o ,. « . v.- shall come Samuel Hutchins of Kittery in the 

Sam 11 Hutchins . , -»*-•♦ t-» • 

to County of York within his Maj tys Province of 

the Massachusetts Bay in New England Yeo- 
man Sends Greeting Know Y^e that the s tl Samuel Hutchins 
for and in Consideration of the Sum of five Pounds currant 
Money of New England to him in hand paid before the Enseal- 
ing & Delivery of these Presents by John Hutchins of Kittery 
afores d the Receipt whereof to full Content & Satisfaction 
He the s d Samuel Hutchins doth by these Presents acknowl- 
edge and thereof and of every Part thereof for himself his 
Heirs Executors and Administrators doth acquit Exonerate 
and discharge the s d John Hutchins his Heirs Executors and 
Administrators every of them forever by these Presents And 
for divers other Good Causes & Considerations him here- 
unto moving He the s d Samuel Hutchins hath Given, Grant- 
ed, bargained, sold aliened Enfeoffed, conveyed and Con- 
firmed, And by these Presents doth fully freely clearly and 
absolutely, give, grant, bargain, sell aliene Enfeoffe Con- 
ve}' and Confirm unto the s d John Hutchins his Heirs & 
Assigns forever a Certain Tract or Parcell of Land contain- 
ing five Acres be it more or less Situate lying and being in 
Kittery afores d bounded South by the Parsonage Land North 
by Robert Easman and the other two Sides by the aforesaid 
John Hutchins [& Andrew Lewis] their Land or howsoever 
otherwise bounded or reputed to be bounded, Together 
with all such Rights Liberties Immunities Profits Priviledges 
Commodities Emoluments and Appurtenances as in any 
Kind appertain thereunto with the Reversion and Remain- 
ders thereof, and all the Estate Right, Title, Interest, In- 
heritance Property, Possession, Claim and Demand what- 
soever, of him the s d Samuel Hutchins of in and to the same 
and every Part thereof To have & to hold all the above 
granted Premisses with all & Singular the Appurtenances 
thereof unto the s d John Hutchins his Heirs and Assigns to 
his and their own Sole and Proper use Benefit and behoofe 
from hence forth forever And the s d Samuel Hutchins for 
himself his Heirs Executors and Administrators doth hereby 
Covenant Promise Grant & agree to and with the s d John 
Hutchins his Heirs and Assigns in Manner and form follow- 
ing [That is to say] that at the Time of the Ensealing & 
Delivery of these Presents he the s d Samuel Hutchins is the 
true sole and lawful Owner of all the afore bargained Prem- 
isses And stands lawfully seized thereof in his own proper 
Right of a Good Perfect and Indefeasible Estate of Inheri- 
tance in Fee Simple Having in himself Good Right full Power 



Book XI, Fol. 219. 

& lawful Authority to sell and dispose of the same in Man- 
ner as aforesaid and that the s d John Hutchins his Heirs and 
Assigns shall and may hence forth forever lawfully peaceably 
and quietly have hold use occupy possess and Enjoy the 
above granted Premisses with the Appurtenances thereof 
for ever, And further The s d Samuel Hutchins doth hereby 
Covenant Promise bind & oblige himself his Heirs Execu- 
tors and Administrators from hence forth and forever to 
warrant and defend all the above granted Premisses and the 
Appurtenances thereof from all Persons from by or under 
him unto the s d John Hutchins his Heirs & Assigns for ever 
In Witness whereof the s d Samuel Hutchins hath hereunto 
set his hand and Seal the fifth Day of June in the Year of 
our Lord one thousand seven hundred & twenty And in 
the Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George 

King of Great Britain France and Ireland Defender of the 
Faith &c Sam 1 Hutchins ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered O 

in Presence of us (j 

Ebenezer Emones v mark 

W- Pepperrell jun< *°* sc / Ju f 5th 172 ± 

11 * I his Day the above named 

Samuel Hutchins psonally 
appeared before me y e Sub- 
scriber one of his Majestys Jus- 
tices of the Peace for s d County 
& Acknowledged this foregoing 
Instrument to be their free Act & 
Deed W m Pepperrell 

May 12 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all Christian People to whom this Deed of Sale shall 
James Aiien come or concern Know ye that I James Allen of 
to his son York in the County of York for many Good 

Barsham ~ , ^, . , «* J 

Causes and Considerations me hereto moving but 
more especially for the Consideration of forty pounds cur- 
rant Money to me in hand paid by my Son Barsham Allen 
of York in the County of York Province of Mayn Yeoman 
the Receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge and myself 
fully satisfied contented and paid and hereof and of every 
Part and Parcell thereof I do by these Presents acquit and 
discharg the s d Barsham Allen his Heirs Executors Admin- 
istrators for ever have bargained sold enfeoffed released de- 



Book XI, Fol. 220. 

livered and confirmed and by this Present Deed do freely 
firmly and absolutely bargain sell release deliver and con- 
firm unto him the s d Barsham Allen his Heirs and Assigns 
forever to say the Eastermost half of the s d James Aliens 
dulee Saw Mill standing and being in the Town of York 
afores d at a Place called and known by the Name of the 
Old Mill-Creek together with the Stream of Water and a 
Priviledge with me the s d James Allen to Land Loggs there- 
unto belonging and with one half of the Iron work there- 
unto belonging to the s d Saw Mill To have and to hold to 
the s d Barsham Allen all the Herein before Specified Saw 
Mill with the one half of the Iron work thereunto belong- 
ing with the one half of the Stream and Damm to him the 
s d Allen his Heirs Executors Administrators & Assigns for- 
ever without the least Lett or Hindrance or Interruption of 
me the s d James Allen my Heirs Executors Administrators 
or any other Person or Persons thatsoever claiming any 
Right or Title or Interest to all or any Part of [220] The 
above bargained Mill -Premisses by or under me them or 
any of them and that forever In Confirmation and for the 
true Performance hereof I have hereto set my Hand and 
Seal this twenty second Day of March 1725. And in the 
Eleventh Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George 
King of Great Britain &c l James Allen ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & delivered *& 

in the Presence of us Dorothy /J^ Allen ( seal ) 



William Beall 

her 



mark 

York sc/ May 12 th 1725. 
Elisabeth ^ Beall This day the above named 

mark James Allen personally ap- 

• . peared before me the Sub- 

scriber One of his Majestys Jus- 
tices of the Peace for s d County 
& acknowledged the above Instru- 
ment to be his free Act & Deed 
W m Pepperrell Jun r 
May 12 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Know all men by these Presents that I James Allen of 
James Alien York in the County of York and within his Maj- 
oring? Kn» est y' s Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New 
England Husbandman For and in y e Considera- 
tion of the Sum of twenty Pounds passable Money to me 



Book XI, Fol. 220. 

in hand paid at and before the Ensealing & Delivery ol 
these Presents by Grinds! Knite of Berwick in the County 
and Province afores d Clothier the Receipt whereof I ac- 
knowledge and own 1113' self fully satisfied contented and 
paid and acquit the said Grindal Knight and his Heirs and 
Assigns forever of every Part & Parcel thereof have given 
granted bargained sold aliened assigned set over and con- 
firmed, and by these Presents do fully freely clearly and 
absolutely Give Grant bargain sell confirm aliene unto the 
s d s d Grindal Knite and to his Heirs Executors Administ 1 ' 8 and 
Assigns forever a certain Piece of low ground — or Meadow 
containing Six Acres lying and being in the Township of Ber- 
wick afores d Containing Six Acres as afores d and bounded as 
followeth beginning at the High way leading to Benjamin 
Libbys House and at the South Corner and at the west End 
of Joseph Harts Land then running North by East forty nine 
Poles Part by s d Harts Land & partly by Samuel Allen And 
from that Extent West by North twenty Poles then South 
by west forty nine Poles to the afores d Highway and East 
by South twenty Pole joyning to it, And so to the above- 
mentioned Station Together with all and Singular the ways 
Profits Priviledges Rights Commodities Hereditaments and 
appurtenances and whatsoever thereunto belongs or is by 
any Manner of ways appertaining To have & to hold the s d 
Six Acres of low ground or Meadow with all the Rights 
Profits and appurtenances and appurtenances unto him the 
s d Grindal Knite Aud to his Heirs Executors Administrators 
or Assigns to his and their own onely Proper use benefit 
and behoof for ever, And I the said James Allen for my 
self my Heirs Executors & Administrators do covenant 
Promise Grant and agree to and with the s d Grindal Knite 
his Heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns In Manner 
and Form following that is to say that the Time of this 
Present Bargain & Sale and untill the Ensealing and Deliv- 
ery of these Presents I am the true Sole and lawful Owner 
of all the above granted and bargained Premisses with their 
Appurtenances in a Perfect Estate of Inheritance In Fee 
Simple without any Manner of Condition Reservation Lim- 
itation of Use or Uses whatsoever having in my self full 
Power Good Right & lawful Authority to grant bargain sell 
assure and confirm all the above granted and bargained 
Premisses with their Appurtenances And the s d Grindal 
Knite bis Heirs Executors and Administrators and Assigns 
shall and may from hence forth and forever hereafter law- 
fully peaceably and quietly have hold use occupy possess 
and enjoy all the above granted and bargained Premisses 



Book XI, Fol. 220. 

without the Lett hindrance or Denyal or Interruption of me 
the s d James Allen my Heirs Executors Administm™ or any 
of them their Heirs and Administrators or by my or their 
procurement the Premisses being free and clear and clearly 
acquitted Exonerated and discharged of and from all Man- 
ner of former Gifts Grants Bargains Sales Leases Mortgages 
Titles Troubles Thirds Dowries Claims and Demands what- 
soever And further I the s d James Allen my Heirs Execu- 
tors and Administrators shall and will from hence forth and 
for ever hereafter warrant and defend all the above granted 
and bargained Premisses with their Appurtenances unto 
him the s d Grindal Knight his Heirs Executors Administra- 
tors or Assigns, Against the lawful Claims and Demands of 
all Persons whatsoever from by or under me my Heirs Ex- 
ecutors or Administrators In AYitness whereof I have here- 
unto set my hand & Seal and Dorothy m}' wife in Testi- 
mony of her relinquishing of her Right of Thirds or Dowry 
in all the above granted Premisses Dated in s d Berwick De- 
cember the Eighteenth Anno Domini Seventeen hundred & 
twenty four and in the Eleventh Year of his Majesty King 
George bis Reign over Great Britain &c a 
Signed Sealed & Delivered James Allen ( seal ) 

In Presence of us h *L 

Daniel Wodlin Dorothy ( 'Allen ( seal ) 

Thomas^ £ Braginton York ^f* May m im 

John Bradftreet The abovenamed James 

Allen Personally appeared 
before me the Subscriber one 
of his Majestys Justices of the 
Peace for s d County and acknowl- 
edged this foregoing Instrument to 
be his free Act & Deed 

W m Pepperrell Jun r 
May 12 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Know all Men by these Presents that I William Godsoe 
of Kittery in the County of York in New England 
Wm %° d9 ° e Husbandman for & in Consideration of the Sum of 
Ro C ge?9 Th ° 8 twenty seven pounds ten shillings in Currant 
Money of New England to me in hand paid by 
Mister Richard Rogers & Mister Thomas Rogers his Son 
both of the same Place* Yeoman the Receipt there I acknowl- 



Book XI, Fol. 221. 

edge and my self therewith contented and fully paid have 
Given Granted bargained & Sold And do by these Presents 
for my Self & my Heirs [221] Fully and absolutely Give 
Grant bargain Sell and forever set over unto the s d Richard 
Rogers & Thomas Rogers their Heirs & Assigns for ever a 
certain Tract of Land lying and being in the Township of 
Kittery fronting the Road that goes from Woodmans Ferry 
to Traftons ferry at York Containing Eleven Acres of Land 
and is bounded as followeth And takes Its Beginning by s (l 
Road at the Dividing Line between my Land & the Lands 
of Daniel Rice and runs by his Line forty seven Pole or 
Perches & an half And then to run North East by an old 
marked Line and by the Country Road untill Eleven Acres 
be accomplished & to be laid out by the Town Surve}^er on 
any Reasonable Demand together with all the Timber Wood 
Under woods standing or laying on the s d Eleven Acres of 
Land To have & to hold all the said Eleven Acres of Land 
with all the Timber Wood and Underwoods standing or lay- 
ing on the s d Land unto the Sole and onely Use and Behoofe 
of y e said Richard Rogers & Thomas Rogers their Heirs & 
Assigns for ever hereafter against me my Heirs or any other 
Person b}' claiming under me Furthermore I the s d William 

Godsoe do for my self and my Heirs Covenant to & the 

s d Richard Rogers & Thomas Rogers their Heirs & Assigns 
that the Premisses are free from all Incumbrances whatso- 
ever and that I am the true & Proper owner thereof and 
have within my self full Power to Dispose of the Same as 
abovesaid the peaceable possession thereof To warrant and 
for ever Defend against all Manner of Person whatsoever 
that shall lay a lawfull Claim thereunto In Witness whereof 
I have hereunto set to my Hand and seal this second Day of 
April in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred 
and twenty five 1725. William Godsoe ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered These Presents Wit- 

in the Present of us the Subscribers ness that I Elisabeth 
John Shepard Godsoe do by these 

Grace Keen Presents render & give 

Katharin Marr up all my Right of Thirds 

or Power of Dowry in the 
aboves d Land unto M r Rich- 
ard Rogers & M r Thomas 
Rogers Witness my hand & 
Seal the Day and Year aboves d 

her 



Elizabeth ET^ Godsoe ( seal) 



Mark 



Book XI, Fol. 221. 

York sc/ April 6 th 1725. M r William Godsoe & Eliz a his 
wife acknowledged the above In strum 1 in writing to be their 
Act & Deed Coram Jos : Hamond J Pac s 

April 12 th 1725. Recorded from the Original & Com- 
pared by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all Christian People to whom these Presents shall 
cornel Martha Lord of the Town of Barwick in 
Ben? Lord the County of York in his Majesty's Province of 
Ric^Lord tne Massachusetts Bay in New England Widow & 
Relict of Nathan Lord late of Barwick deceased & 
Benjamin Lord her Son of the Town afores d Husbandman 
sendeth Greeting Know Ye that for and in Consideration of 
a valuable Sum of Money to us in hand paid and secured in 
Law to be paid by Richard Lord of the Town afores d Hus- 
bandman the Receipt whereof we the fores d Martha Lord & 
Benjamin Lord do acknowledge our selves to be fully satis- 
fied and there with contented have given granted bargained 
sold Enfeoff and confirmed and do by these Presents for our 
Selves our Heirs Executors Administrators And Assigns 
freely clearly and absolutely give grant bargain sell alienate 
Enfeoff Ass ign passover and confirm a certain Parcell of 
Land containing sixty Acres more or less according as it 
was laid out by Daniel Emery Surveyer as appears by a Re- 
turn under his Hand bearing Date January 6 th 1710 with a 
Piece of fresh Marsh thereunto adjoining containing three 
Acres more or less as it is bounded both lying & Situate in 
the Town of Barwick afores d at a Place commonly known & 
called by the Name of Whites Marsh the Land taking its 
[beginning] at a marked [Tree] standing on the Bank of 
the Great Works River which Tree is the Corner bounds of 
James Warren Laud and running by s d Land South East 
one third East one hundred and four Rods then by s d War- 
rans Land South West by West Eighty Poles to the afores d 
Piece of Marsh so running and Joyning to it and joyning to 
M r John Plaisteds & M rs Mary Hills their Marsh that is 
called by the Name of Whites Marsh and so running by s d 
Marsh to the Great Works River afores d and so running by 
and joyning to s d River till it comes to the first Station or 
bounds herein mentioned And the fores d Three Acres of 
Marsh more or less is bounded on the East with James 
Warren Marsh and on the West by Whites Marsh & on the 
South by Richard Lord afores d his Marsh that he for- 
merly bought of the afores d Martha Lord & Benjamin Lord 



Book XI, Fol. 222. 

all which Land & Marsh To have & to hold to him the fores d 
Richard Lord & to his Heirs Executors Administrators & 
Assigns forever with all & singular the Appurtenances and 
Priviledges thereunto belonging or doth in any ways apper- 
tain thereunto freely and clearlv Exonerated & discharged 
of and from all former Wills Deeds Dowlies or any other 
Incumbrances whatsoever had made done or suffered to be 
done by us the fores d Martha Lord and Benjamin Lord 
whereby the fores d Richard Lord his Heirs Executors Ad- 
ministrators or Assigns may be in any wise molested or dis- 
turbed in their quiet & peaceable Injoyment and Improve- 
ment of the above granted Premisses or any Part thereof 
And further I the afores d Martha Lord & Benjamin Lord do 
b} r these Presents for our Selves our Heirs Executors Ad- 
ministrators and Assigns Covenant & Promise to and with 
the fores d Richard Lord his Heirs Executors Administrators 
and Assigns to save them harmless and to warrant & De- 
fend the Title of the above granted Premisses against any 
Person or Persons whatsoever that may or shall hereafter 
Claim or Challenge any lawful Right or Propriety to the 
above granted Premisses or any Part thereof — In Witness 
hereof We the afores d Martha Lord & Benjamin Lord have 

4 5 3 1 2 

hereunto set our hands & Seals this twenty first Day of 
November Anno Domini One thousand seven hundred and 
fifteen and in the second Year of his Majesties Reign George 
by the Grace of God over Great Britain France and Ireland 
King Defender of the Faith &c her 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Martha -f— Lord ( seal ) 

in the Presence of us ^^ 

John Coopper ^ Benjamim Lord ( seal ) 

Thomas Curtis V Witnesses York ss/ April 20 th 1720. 
James Warren ) Martha Lord & Benjamin 

Lord above named acknowl- 
edged the above written In- 
strument to be their free Act & 
Deed 

Before Charles ffrost J. Peace 
May 13 th 1725. Recorded According to the Original & 
Compared by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



[222] To all People to whom these Presents shall come 

Ben'Nason * Benjamin Nason of the Town of Berwick in 

To the County of York in his Majestys Province of 

the Massachusetts Bay in New England Yeoman 



Book XI, Fol. 222. 

& Mary his Wife sendeth Greeting Know ye that for and 
in Consideration of the full Sum of fifteen Pounds in Cur- 
rant Money of New England to us in hand well & truly paid 
before Signing & Sealing of these Presents by Richard Lord 
of the Town & County afores d the Receipt thereof I do 
acknowledge my self to be fully satisfied contented and paid 
for every Part Have Given Granted bargained Sold alienated 
Enfeoffed Assigned passed over and confirmed And do by 
these Presents for my self my Heirs Executors Administra- 
tors & Assigns for ever fully freely and clearly Give Grant 
bargain sell alienate Enfeoff assign pass over and Confirm 
unto him the fores d Richard Lord & to his Heirs Executors 
Administrators & Assigns forever a certain Parcell or Tract 
of Land Containing five Acres lying and being & Situate in 
the Township of Barwick afores d And the Bound thereof is 
as followeth taking Its beginning at the West End and 
South Corner of a Piece of Land that the fores d Richard 
Lord formerly bought of the fores d Benjamin Nasons Father 
And from thence running South by East twenty Poles to 
A bruche white Oak Tree marked and from s d Tree to run 
East by North one Degree Northwardly fifty two Poles to 
the old Dividing Line between Nasons & Spencers Land and 
is bounded on the North East and North with s d Lord own 
Land & on the West with the fores d Nasons Land All which 
five Acres of Land bounded as afores d To have & to hold 
to him the fores d Richard Lord and to his Heirs Executors 
Administrators & Assigns for ever with all and singular the 
Appurtenances Priviledges and Commodities thereunto be- 
longing or in any ways doth Appertain or belong thereunto 
freely and clearly exonerated Acquitted and discharged of 
and from all Manner of former Deeds Wills Leases Dowries 
or any other Incumbrances whatsoever had made or suffered 
to be done by me the fores d Benjamin Nason whereby the 
fores d Richard Lord his Heirs Executors Administrators or 
Assigns may be in any ways molested or disturbed in their 
quiet and peaceable Enjoyment and Improvement of the above 
Granted Premisses or any Part thereof and further I the 
fores d Benjamin Nason do by these Presents for my self and 
for my Heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns Cove- 
nant and Promise to and with the fores d Richard Lord his 
Heirs Executors Administrators & Assigns for ever to save 
them harmless and to warrant & defend the Title of the 
above granted Premisses against all Manner of Person or 
Persons whatsoever that shall from time to time or at any 
time hereafter claim or Challenge any lawfull Right or Pro- 
priety to the above granted Premisses or any Part thereof 






Book XI, Fol. 222. 

In Witness hereof I the fores d Benjamin Nason & Mary his 
wife have hereunto set our hands & Seals this twenty Day 
of June Anno Domini one thousand seven hundred and 
Nineteen and in the fifth Year of King Georges Reign over 
Great Britain France & Ireland &c 
Signed Sealed & Delivered 

in the Presence of 

James Warren 



us 



his 



ffrancis 



-u 



Herlow 



mark 
his 

William ~£- Grant 

mark 



>• Witnesses 



May 13' 
pared 



1725, 



Benjamin Nason ( seal j 

her 

Mary /J^ Nason ( seal ) 

mark 

York ss/ Barwick 
July 17. 1721 Ben- 
jamin Nason and Mary 
his Wife Personally ap- 
peared before me the Sub- 
scriber one of his Maj tys 
Justices of y e Peace for s d 
County & acknowledged the 
abovewritten Deed or Instru- 
ment to be their Voluntary Act 
8c Deed John Wheelwright 

Recorded according to the Original Com- 
by Jos. Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come Know 
Rich* cutt y e t na ^ I Ri cnai 'cl Cutt of Kittery in the County 
To his son of York within the Province of the Massachusetts 
Bay in New England Yeoman; have for divers 
good Causes one for the Natural Affection and Love which 
I bear to my Son Richard Cutt Jun r of Kittery afores d Yeo- 
man have by these Presents Given Granted and confirmed 
and by these Presents do fully freely and absolutely Give 
Grant bargain and Confirm unto him the s d Richard Cutt 
Jun r his Heirs & Assigns for ever One half of my Island 
lying in Kittery afores d Cont a by Estimation One hundred 
and fifty Acres be the same more or less it being one half of 
all the Land & marsh on s d Island whereon I now dwell it 
being the Eastern half: Together with the dwelling House 
wherein the s d Richard Cutt Jun r dwells together with two 
Barns near to s d House To have & to hold the one half of 
s d Island of Land & Marsh & all y e Appurtenances & Privi- 
ledges to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining: 
to him the s d Richard Cutt Jun r his Heirs Executors Ad- 
ministrators and Assigns to his and their only proper Use 
Benefit and behoof for ever & before the Ensealing hereof 



Book XI, Fol. 223. 

I do avouch my self to be the true Sole and lawful Owner 
of all the afore given granted and bargained Premisses & 
have in my self Good Right full Power & lawful Authority 
to dispose of the same as afores d And for my self my Heirs 
Executors and Administrators do Covenant Grant bargain 
& Promise to warrant secure and Defend all the afore Given 
granted & bargained Premisses to him the s d Richard Cutt 
Jun r his Heirs Execut rs Administrators and Assigns from all 
Person & Persons whatsoever laying any Claim thereunto 
In AVitness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand & Seal 
this Nineteenth Day of April Annoq Domini One thousand 
seven hundred and twenty five Richard Cutt ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered York ss/ April 19 th 1725. 

in Presence of This [Day] the above named 

Tho s Hobbs Rich 1 ' Cutt personally ap- 

Sam 11 Hart Jun r pearing before me the Sub- 

W m Pepperrell Jun r scriber one of his Majestys Jus- 

tices of the Peace for s d County 
& Acknowledg d this foregoing In- 
strument to be his free Act & Deed 
W m Pepperrell Jun r 
May 15 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original 

Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come Greet- 
Nat»DoQeii m » Know ye that I Nathaniel Donnel Jun r of 
to York in the County of York in the Province of 
the Massachusetts Bay in New England Yeoman 
alias Coaster for divers Good Causes and Considerations me 
thereunto moving but more especially for and in Considera- 
tion of the Sum of forty & Eight Pounds Currant money of 
New England to me in hand paid before the Ensealing and 
Delivery of these Presents [by Joseph Weare of s d York 
Yeoman] as also half a thousand of clear Boards by me re- 
ceived The Receipt of which Money and Boards I do hereby 
acknowledge and my self therewith fully satisfied contented 
and paid and thereof and of every Part and Parcell thereof 
do Exonerate acquit and discharge the s d Joseph Weare his 
Heirs Executors & [223] Administrators by these Presents 
have given granted bargained sold aMened conve}^ed and 
confirmed & Do by these Presents give grant bargain sell 
aliene convey and confirm unto the s d Joseph Weare his 
Heirs and Assigns the one half of a certain Saw Mill in s d 



Book XI, Fol. 223. 

York standing on a River commonly called Josias's [River] 
together with the one half part of all the Priviledges Ap- 
purtenances and Commodities thereunto belonging as also 
the full Moiety of Ten Acres of Land laying near [and ad- 
joyning] to s d Mill And the full Moiety or half part of two 
Parcells of fresh Marsh or Meadow Ground viz The one 
Containing [four] Acres be the same more or less laying on 
a Brook that runs into Josias's River on the South West 
side of s d River commonly called the Muddy Brook The 
other Parcell containing [twelve] Acres more or less laying 
on the Northward Branch of Josias's River at the head of 
Joseph Bragdons marsh there as by returns on Record in 
York Town Book may appear the which Mill & Land & 
Marsh is now in equal Partnership between me & s d Joseph 
Weare To have & hold the s d granted and bargained Prem- 
isses with all their Appurtenances unto the said Joseph 
Weare his Heirs & Assigns for ever And I the s d Nathaniel 
Donuell Jun r for me my Heirs Executors and Administra- 
tors do hereby Promise and Grant to and with the s d Joseph 
Weare his Heirs & Assigns that before and untill the Seal- 
ing and delivery of these Presents I am the true Sole and 
lawfull Owner of the above granted and bargained Prem- 
isses viz the One full Moiety or half Part of the fores d Mill 
Land marsh & Appurtenances and am lawfully seized and 
possessed of the same as a good perfect and absolute Estate 
of Inheritance in Fee Simple & have in my self Good Right 
full Power and lawful Authority to bargain sell and convey 
the same in Manner afores d and that the s d Joseph Weare 
his Heirs & Assigns shall and may from time to time and at 
all times forever hereafter lawfully peaceably and quietly 
have hold use occupy possess and Enjoy the same free and 
clear and freely and clearly exonerated acquitted and dis- 
charged of from all former and other Gifts Grants bargains 
Sales Leases Mortgages Wills Intails Joyntures Dowries 
Widows Thirds Judgments Executions Incumbrances & 
Extents Furthermore I the Nathaniel Donnell for me my 
Heirs Executors & Administrators do Covenant and Engage 
the above demised Premisses to the s d Joseph Wear his 
Heirs and Assigns forever hereafter against the lawful 
Claims or Demands of any Person or Persons whatsoever 
to warrant secure and defend In Witness whereof the s d 
Nathaniel Donnell hath hereunto set his hand and seal this 
seventeenth Day of May in the Year of our Lord One thou- 
sand seven hundred twenty & five & in the Eleventh Year 



I 



Book XI, Fol. 223. 

of the Reign of George by the Grace of God of Great 

Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith &c 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Note the Words [By Joseph 

in Presence of Weare of s d York Yeoman] 

Sam 11 Came the word [River] the words [& 

Joseph Moody adjoyning] the word [four] and 

the word [twelve] were interlined 

before Signing & Sealing 

Nathan 11 Donnell ( seal ) 
York sc/ May 17 th 1725 This Day the abovenamed Na- 
than 11 Donnell personally appeared before me the Subscriber 
One of his Majesties Justices of the Peace for the County 
of York & acknowledged the foregoing Instrument with his 
hand & Seal affixed to be his voluntary Act & Deed 

Sam 11 Came 
May 17 th 1725 Recorded according to the Original 

Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Articles made agreed upon and fully concluded between 
jn» Parker Benjamin Webber of York in the County of York 

& in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay in 

New England Millwright on the one Part & 
John Parker Jun r of s d York labourer on the other Part 
Each tor themselves their Heirs Executors Administrators 
and Assigns Relating to the Dividing a certain Piece Parcell 
or Tract of Land lying & being within the Township' of s d 
York situated upon the South West Side of s d York River 
above Goose Cove so called and is the Land that was granted 
John Parker Sen 1 " Novem r 18 th 1674 And laid out and bounded 
unto the s d Parker (who is since deceased) May the 10 th 
1686 as p York Town Records may at large appear & since 
the decease of the s d John Parker did by Right of Inheri- 
tance descend to Abraham Parker late of s d York deceased 
And since the Decease of y e s d Abraham Parker did of Right 
of Heirship belong unto the aboves d John Parker Jun r And 
the half of s d Land sold by the s d John Parker unto Zebu- 
lum Preble of s d York Husbandman And s d Half sold by 
said Zebulum to the aboves d Benjamin Webber And Now 
their Agreement for the Divison of the same is as followeth 

Now Know all Men by these Presents that We the above 
named Benj a Webber and John Parker Jun r do hereby bind 
and oblige our selves our Heirs Executors and Administra- 
tors each for our Selves to stand to & abide by the Partition 
and dividing Line made & Divided between them y e said 



Book XI, Fol. 224. 

the s d Webber and the s d Parker in and through s d Land by 
M r Jeremiah Moulton & M r Samuel Came of s^York & Zebu- 
lum Preble being with them as they then marked it out & 
stated said bounds from the s d York River unto the Dividing 
Line between s d York & Kittery as it shall be shown by s d 
Moulton Came & Preble or the Major Part of them if the 
said Webber and Parker or their Successors shall disagree 
about said Partition or dividing Line And it is to be under- 
stood that the s d Benjamin Webber is to have hold use oc- 
cupy and enjoy to him & his Heirs & Assigns forever all 
that Part and Parcell of the afores d Land that is lvino- and 
being upon the North West side of Partition or Dividing 
Line : And secondly that the s d John Parker Junior shall 
have hold use and enjoy to him and his Heirs & Assigns 
forever all that Part & Parcell of the afores d Land that is 

lying and being upon y e South East side of s d Line Unto 

the true Confirmation and Ratification of the beforeooino- 
Articles the s d Benjamin Webber & y e John Parker Jun r 
Each for themselves have hereunto set their hands & Seals 
this Eleventh Day of August in the year of our Lord One 
thousand seven hundred and twenty two and in the Ninth 
Year of his Majesties Reign 
Signed Sealed & Delivered Benj a Webber ( seal ) 

in the Presence of hi * 

John Woodbridge John r^: Parker jun r ( seal) 

James Allen ,_ , max K^ , 

York ss/ York August y e 11. 

1722 Benj a Webber and John 

Parker Jun r Personally appeared 

and acknowledged this before°;oin2: 

Instrument to be their free Act & 

Deed 

be Me Abra m Preble J. Pac s 
May 18 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Know all Men by these Presents that I Samuel Hill of 
Sam "mil Kittery in the County of York in the Province of 

To the Massachusetts Bay in New England Brick 

ey Maker for and in Consideration of the Sum of 
Eight pounds Curra* Money of New England [224] Afores d 
to me in hand before the Ensealing and Delivery of these 
Presents Well and truly paid by Joshua Moody jun r of 
Newbury in the County of Essex in the Province of the 



Book XI, Fol. 224. 

Massachusetts Bay afores d Mason the Receipt whereof I do 
hereby acknowledge and my self therewith to be fully sat- 
isfied contented & paid Have Given Granted bargained & 
sold unto him the s d Joshua Moodey his Heirs and Assigns 
for ever one full Moiety or half Part of one Acre of Land 
situate in Kittery afores d and lying between the Point of 
Rocks & a certain Gutter or Run of Waiter which lyes 
North Westwardly from s d Point Abutting on Piscattaqua 
River near the Ferry Place Commonly called Bloody Point 
Ferry the s d Acre of Land being Eighteen Rod fronting the 
River and so back into the Land untill one Acre be com- 
pleated y e s d Moodey is to have his half part on the North 
West Side Nine Rod Front -and so Back as aforesaid and so 
down to Low Water Mark together with all the Priviledges 
and Appurtenances thereunto belonging or in an} 7 wise ap- 
pertaining To have & To hold the s d half Acre of Land with 
all and Singular the Profits Priviledges and Commodities as 
afores d to him the s d Joshua Moodey his Heirs and Assigns 
and to his & their proper Use Benefit and behoof from 
hence forth and for ever And I the s d Samuel Hill for my 
self my Heirs Executors & Administrators do Covenant to 
and with the s d Joshua Moodey his Heirs & Assigns to war- 
rant and Defend the Title & possession of the above granted 
and bargained premisses against all Persons claiming the 
same or any Part thereof — In Witness whereof I have 
hereunto set my hand & Seal this Sixteenth Day of Octob r 
Anno Dom 1 1724. Annoq> R 1 R is Georgii Magna Britannia 
&c Undecimo Samuel Hill ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered h J 

in the Presence of us Mary^'Hill ( seal ) 

Jos : Hamond mark 

William ffry York sc/ Octob r 16 th 1724 

Samuel Hill within named 
psonally appearing acknowl- 
edged y e within Instrument to 
be his Act & Deed & Mary his 
Wife at the same Time gave up her 
Right of Dower in and to the Prem- 
isses within mentioned 

Before Jos : Haniond J. Pac s 
May 20 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos. Moodey Re£ r 



Book xi. 46 



Book XI, Fol. 224. 

To all People to whom these Presents shall come Know 

ye That Whereas William Pepperrell of Kittery 

pJSrt&More in the County of York Esq r did on the first 

mi .?° . Tuesday of January Anno Domini 1719 Recov- 

Tho 8 Jenkins - 7 y . r 

er d Judgment against Abraham Morrell of the 
same Place for the Sum of Sixty Eight Pounds Eleven shil- 
lings and Six Pence Execution Granted for the same and 
Levied on the 29 th Day of said January on the Dwelling 
House of the s d Abraham Morrell And whereas John Frost 
of New Castle in our Province of New Hampshire Esq r did 
at the same Court Recover Judgment against said Abraham 
Morrell for forty one Pounds & Eight Pence & levied on 
the s d 29 th Day of January on the same House : And whereas 
John More of Kittery in s d County of York [Mariner] did 
at the same Court Recover Judgment against the s d Abra- 
ham Morrell (Reducting Ten Pounds out which he had re- 
ceived) so the Remainder being tiveteen Pounds ten shil- 
lings and three pence the whole being one Hundred twenty 
five Pounds two shillings and five Pence ; & Wereas there 
was a Notification posted up in the three next adjacent 
Towns on or about the first Day of March Anno Domini 
1724 Advising that the said House was to be sold to the 
Highest Bidder at the house of M r Mitchels in Kittery 
afores d on the twenty third Day of s d Moneth there not ap- 
pearing any Right y* s d Morrell had to the Land whereon 
the house stood ; so the s d House was set for Sale ; & 
Thomas Jenkins of Kittery in our said County of York 

Blacksmith bid thirty Eight pounds for the s d House 

which appeared to be the highest Bidder — Now know ye 
that the s d William Pepperrell for and in Consideration of 
twenty pounds Seventeen Shillings which being his propor- 
tionable Part of the s d thirty Eight pounds, & s d John Frost 
for and in Consideration of twelve pounds nine shillings 
being his proportionable part and s d John More for and in 
Consideration of the sum of- four pounds fourteen shillings 
being his proportionable Part of what the said house was 
sold for ; Have given granted bargained & sold & do by 
these Presents fully freely and absolutely give grant bar- 
gain and sell unto the s d Thomas Jenkins his Heirs and As- 
signs for ever all our Right Title Interest claim and Demand 
which we have to the afores d House To have & to hold all 
our Right to the afores d House and Priviledges & Appurte- 
nances to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining to 
him the said Thomas Jenkings his Heirs and Assigns for- 
ever Furthermore we the said William Pepperrell John Frost 
and John More for our selves Heirs Executors & Adminis- 



Book XI, Fol. 225. 

trators do Covenant and Engage to Warrant secure and de- 
fend all afore granted and bargained Premisses to him the s d 
Thomas Jenkings his Heirs Executors & Administrators 
from all Person or Persons whatsoever laying any Claim 
thereunto from us or any of our Heirs Executors Adminis- 
trators & Assigns. In Witness whereof we have hereunto 
set our Hands & Seals the twenty fourth Day of March 
Annoque Domini one thousand seven hundred and twenty 
four W m Pepperrell ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Jn° ftrost ( seal ) 

in Presence of John More ( seal ) 

Jane ffrost 

Mary Pepperrell 

York sc/ April 6 th 1725. This Day the within named W m 
Pepperrell Esq> John Frost Esq> & John More all personally 
appeared before me the Subscriber One of his Majestys's 
Justices of the Peace for s d County & Acknowledged this 
within Instrumeut to be their free Act and Deed 

W* Pepperrell Jun r 

June 3 d 1725 Recorded with these Records of Deeds &c 
for the County of York according to the Original & Com- 
pared by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come sendeth 
wniTain Greeting &c Know ye that I William Pain of the 

To Town of Glocester in the County of Essex in the 

Province of the Massachusetts in New England 
Husbandman for and in Consideration of Ten pounds in 
Publick Bills of Credit of this Province with some farther 
Considerations to me in hand paid & secured by John White 
of the Town and Count}' afores d Clerk the Receip* whereof 
I acknowledge and my self therewithall fully satisfied and 
contented & for my self and Heirs do exonerate acquit and 
discharge s d White his Heirs [225] And Assigns from every 
Part and Parcell thereof by these Presents have given 
granted bargained sold aliened Assigned Conveyed & Con- 
firmed And by these presents do fully freely and absolutely 
give grant bargain sell aliene assign convey and confirm to 
s d John White his Heirs & Assigns for ever Thirty Acres of 
Land be it more or less it being the one half of the Land 
that formerly was Josias Whites of Falmouth lying & being 
in Falmouth in the Province of Main Situate in Popoodock 
near to the Cove commonly called Maden Cove To have & 
To hold the Premisses with all the Privil edges Appurte- 



Book XI, Fol. 225. 

nances and Commodities thereunto appertaining or in any 
wise belonging to him the s d John White his Heirs & As- 
signs forever To his and their only proper Use Benefit and 
behoof foi ever and I the s d William Pain for me my self my 
Heirs Executors Administrators & Assigns do Covenant 
promise and Grant to and with the s d John White his Heirs 
& assigns that immediately before the Ensealing hereof I am 
the true sole and lawful Owner of the above bargained 
Premisses and am lawfully seized and possessed of the same 
in mine own proper Right as a good perfect and absolute 
Estate in Fee Simple and have in my self Good Right full 
Power and lawful Authority to grant bargain sell and con- 
vey and confirm said bargained Premisses in Manner as 
aboves d And that the said John White his Heirs & Assigns 
shall and may from Time to xime & at all Times for ever 
hereafter by force and vertue of these Presents Lawfully 
peaceably and quietly have hold use occupy possess and en- 
joy the said Demised and bargained Premisses with the Ap- 
purtenances free and clear and freely and clearly acquitted 
exonerated and discharged of & from all & all Manner of 
former or other Gifts Grants Bargains Sales Leases Mort- 
o^aofes Wills Entails Joyntures Dowries Judgments Execu- 
tions Incumbrances & Extents 

Furthermore I the s d William Payn for my self my Heirs 
Executors Administrators do Covenant and Engage the 
above demised Premisses to him the s d John White his Heirs 
& Assigns Against the Lawful Claims or Demands of any 
Person or Persons Whatsoever [from by and under me or 
my Mother who gave it me] for ever hereafter to warrant 
secure and defend And Elizabeth Pain the Wife of me s d 
William Pain doth by these Presents freely give Yield up 
and Surrender all her Right of Dowry and Power of Thirds 
of in and unto the above demised Premisses unto him the s d 
John White his Heirs and Assigns In Witness whereof we 
have hereunto set our Hands & Seals this Day of 

March in the Eleventh Year of our Sovereign Lord George 
by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland 
Kins: Defender of the Faith &c And in the Year of our 
Lord God 1724/5 

Signed Sealed & Delivered N B the Interlining be- 

in the Presence of us tween the first & Second 

Mark Lines was before the En- 

The Z^ of Hannah Grover sealing hereof 

&P , William Pain ( seal ) 

Mark f v > 

The^-j^of Jane The Mark ^Elizabeth ( seal ) 

Anclros Pain 



Book XI, Fol. 225. 

Essex ss/ Glocestcr June 16 th 1725. William Pain & 
Elizabeth his Wife above named Personally appearing ac- 
knowledged the foregoing Instrument to be their Voluntary 
Act & Deed Cor 111 Me Epes Sargent Jus : Pacis 

June 19 th 1725. Recorded from the Original & Compared 

by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



We the Subscribers Select Men of North Yarmouth doe 
n Yarmouth ^y these Presents grant unto James Parker his 
T p k Heirs & Assigns forever Sixty Acres of Land 
laying on a Point called Mains Point as the 
Return doth make appear according to the votes of the 
Town provided he fulfills the Articles which he hath sub- 
scribed for the Settling of the Town 
North Yarmouth July the Peter Weare ) 

18 th 1721. Recorded in W m Scales V Select Men 

the Records of North Joseph felloes ) 

Yarmouth Page the 11. 

p Me Peter Weare Town Clerk 
July 1 st 1725. Recorded from the Original & Compared 

by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



The Deposition of Samuel Small of full Age testifieth & 
sam" small saith that on or about the Twelfth Day of Feb- 
Test. for ruary last Past Joseph Hammond iun r came to 

Charles Frost J . . ~ \ ., . , J . 

me this Deponent and desired me to go to shew 
him rny bounds at Marsh Hill I went with him where we 
meet with John Addams Surveyer of y e Town of Kittery 
who w r ent with s d Hanionds & my self to marsh Hill & when 
we came there the s d Hamonds asked Me w T here was the 
bounds between Major Charles Frost dece tls Land & my 
Land ; & I shewed him the Bounds between us and then 
they told me that they were agoing to run out a Grant on 
that Land I told them that Land was ever since my Remem- 
brance reputed to be Frosts Land ; & I ask 1 s d Hamonds & 
Adams where this surviving Charles Frost knew of it, they 
said not as they knew of for they had no bissness with him 
they asked me to go with them to assist I told them I should 
not for I th6t it was very 111 to ly out another mans Land 
with out his Knowledge 

York ss/ March 11 th 1724 This Day the above named 
Samuel Small personally appeared before us the Subscribers 



Book XI, Fol. 226. 

& made Oath to all above written taken in perpetuam rei 

memoriam 

John Wheelwright Jus : Qoruni 
W m Pepperrell Jun r Jus peace 
July 2 d 1725. Received under Seal & recorded according 

to the Original Exam d by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



The Deposition of John Heard of aged fifty eight Years 
T , „ , or thereabouts testifieth & saith that about 

John Heard . ^ 

Test for twenty eight Years past Majoy Jos : Harnond 

deceased shewed me a Pine Tree which since I 
have been informed is cutt down & he told me it was the 
Corner bounds of Majoy Charles Frosts Farm and the 
bounds of the Bay Land, and that the Land that I this De- 
ponent have been informed is lately laid out by John Leigh- 
ton Tobias Leisrhton Jos Hamond iun r & John Rogers hath 
been for upwards of forty Years last past reputed to be the 
Land of Major Charles Frost deceased and after his decease 
reputed to be the Land of Major Charles Frost Son of the 
first said Charles Frost and never heard that it was reputed 
to be any other Persons Land except the s d Frosts. 

York ss/ March 10 th 1724. This Day the above named 
John Heard personally appeared before us the Subscribers 
and made Oath to all above written 

taken in perpetuam John Wheelwright Jus Quo m 

rei memoriam William Pepperrell Jun r J. Peace 

July 2 d 1725. Received under Seal & Recorded according 
to the Original Examin d by Jos. Moode}' Reg r 



[226] To all Christian People to whom these Presents 
Moses Littiefieid sna ^ come Moses Littlefield send Greeting 
xt *n., To Know ye that I Moses Littlefield of Wells in 

Nat * Masters 

the Province of Main in New England several 
good Causes and Considerations me thereunto moving and 
more especially for a valuable Surara of of Eight pounds to 
me in hand paid by Nathaniel Masters of the aboves d Town 
and Province wherewith I do acknowledge my self to be fully 
satisfied and contented have from me my Heirs Exec trs and 
Administrators bargained sold granted enfeoffed and con- 
firmed and by these Presents do give grant make over en- 
feoffe and confirm unto the abovesaid Nathaniel Masters his 
Heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns forever a cer- 



Book XI, Fol. 226. 

tain Tract or Parcell of Salt Marsh Creeks & thatch Banks 
lying & being near the Harbours Mouth in the Town of 
Wells & bounded as followeth that is to say the upper end 
of y e said marsh at a Parcell of Marsh belonging to Joseph 
Littlefield and so to run down towards the aboves d Harbours 
Mouth and lying between two Parcel Is of Marsh belonging 
to M r Thomas Wells the s d Marsh in the Middle being Eigh- 
teen poles or thereabout in Breadth the whole parcell of 
Marsh Chreeks and Thatch Banks contains about Six Acres 
as it is so bounded beginning as abovesaid at Joseph Little- 
fields Marsh and so to run between the two parcel Is of Marsh 
belonging to M r Thomas Wells till it comes down to the 
River commonly called Webhant River with all the Profits 
and Conveniences thereunto belonging freely and quietly 
to have and to hold without any Matter of Challenge Claim 
or Demand of me the said Moses Littlefield or any Person 
or Persons either from by or under me my Heirs Executors 
Administrators or Assigns for ever he the said Nathaniel 
Masters his Heirs Executors Administrators & Assigns I do 
hereby declare to be truly and rightly possessed of the said 
marsh and every Parcell thereof and that he the s cl Nathaniel 
Masters his Heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns 
have shall hold and peaceably enjoy every part & Parcell of 
the Premisses granted & sold to them forever & I do here 
promise & Covenant to & with the aboves d Nathaniel Mas- 
ters that the aboves d Marsh & every part thereof is free and 
clear from from all former Gifts Grants Leases Legacies 
Dowry Mortgages Judgments Executions & all other In- 
cumbrances whatsoever And I do further declare that I am 
before the Ensealing & Delivery hereof the true & right 
Owner of the s d Marsh and have full power of my self to 
make lawful Sale thereof and do promise to warrant & De- 
fend the Title and Interest of the Premisses from me my 
Heir Executor & Administrators and from any other person 
or persons whatsoever either from by or under me In Tes- 
timony whereof I have set my hand & Seal this Seventeenth 
Day of December in the Year of our Lord Anno Domini 
1685 ws 

c . , , , -. .. . Moses 14X Littlefield ( seal) 
Signed Sealed & Delivered „^rk 

in the Presence of Moses Littlefield acknowl- 

Jona* Hamond edged this above Instrument 

Mary Hamond to be his Act & Deed this 21 st 

of December 1685 
before Me Samuel Wheelwright Jus Peace 
July 5 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original & 
Compared by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Book XI, Fol. 226. 

The Deposition of Samuel Small of full Age testifieth & 
sam» small sa ^ n tnat * was with. Major Jos : Hamond & John 
Test tor Shapleigh (both deceased) about twenty six Years 
past to renew the bounds between the Land called 
the Bay Land & said Shapleigh's And run up along from 
Watts Forte as far as a Red Oak Tree which they said was 
the Head of said Bay Land & then went along by several 
marked Trees Thirty four poles to a Pine Tree markt on 
four Sides w c they said was the Bounds of the Land between 
Major Charles Frost & the s d Hamond Land as called as 
afores d y e bay-land which pine Tree I always understood to 
be the bounds between said Major Charles Frosts Land & 
the said Major Jos : Hamond as it was shewed me by each 
of them at other Times ; and the said pine Tree is since 
cutt down 

York ss/ March 10 th 1724. This Day the abovenamed 
Samuel Small personally appeared before us the Subscribers 
& made Oath to all above written Taken in perpetuum Rei 
Memoriam John Wheelwright Jus Quor m 

W m Pepperrell Jun r Jus peace 

July 2 d 1725. Received under Seal & Recorded according 
to the Original Exam d by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



The Deposition of Andrew Neale of full Age testifieth & 
Andrew saita tnat nl March 1702/3 I was with John 
Neaiehis Gowen Surveyer of the Town of Kittery And 
Major Jos : Hamond deceased shewed me a red oak 
Tree marked & said it was the Corner Tree between M r 
Shapleigh and the Land He owned called the Bay Land 
And then he went along by severall marked Trees Thirty 
four Poles to a pine Tree markt on four Sides ; Major 
Charles Frost late deceased was there & said that was his 
corner Tree which said Hamonds agreed to & said it was & 
that the Line had been run as it was there markt three sev- 
eral times & from thence the Line of s d Frosts Land run 
East as s d Hamond & Frost Shewed me & that some Time 
Since the decease of s d Hamond y e s d Major Frost desired me 
to go to look for y e s d pine which was the Corner of s d Frosts 
Bounds & when we came there we found it cut down 

York ss/ March 10 th 1724. This Day the abovenamed 
Andrew Neale personal 1 appeared before us the Subscribers 
& made Oath to all above written Taken In perpetuam Rei 
Memoriam John Wheelwright Jus. Quor m 

W m Pepperrell Jun r J. peace 



Book XI, Fol. 227. 
July 2 d 1725. Received under Seal & recorded according 



to the Original Exam d by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



The Deposition of Francis Pettegrove of full Age Testi- 

rran« Pette- ^ etn & saitD ^ na ^ about twenty three Years past 

grove his I did by Major Charles Frosts Order cutt wood 

on the Marsh Hill which lay to the Southward 

of Major Frosts Stack Yard 

York ss/ March 11 th 1724 This Day the above named 
Francis Pettegrove personally appeared before us the Sub- 
scribers & made Oath to all above written -taken in per- 
petuam Rei Memoriam 

John Wheelwright Jus Quor m 
W m Pepperrell Jun r Jus : peace 
July 2 d 1725 Received under Seal & Recorded according 
to the Original Ex:im d by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



[227] The Deposition of John Gowen aged fifty seven 
Years or thereabouts Testifieth & saith that be- 
SSJSy 1 ** in g desired by Charles Frost Esq r to assist him 
Sam" fmairs * n renew i D g the bounds of his Land on the South 
Side of his Marsh at Sturgeon Creek which was 
part of the two hundred Acres formerly lotted & laid out to 
M r Nicholas Frost the Grandfather of the s d Charles Frost 
to his House & Marsh at said Sturgeon Creek as it was 
often shewed to me by Major Charles Frost Father of the 
said Charles Frost Esq, to be the Ancient bounds we find 
the Length thereof to extend Irom the Marsh Southwardly 
over the Marsh Hill to be one hundred & seventy six Poles 
from the Marsh to the Ancient Bounds at the South End 
taking our Departure from the said Frosts Stack Yard on 
the west End of the said Marsh Hill, we renewed the Bounds 
from a certain Red Oak Tree Standing a little Eastwardly 
from Cap* Heards Stack Yard and from said Tree running 
Easterly till we came to the North & South Line from the 
Marsh which North & South Line we also renewed till we 
came to a certain Pine Tree lately cutt down which was the 
Ancient Southwest Corner bounds of the said Frosts Farm 
as it w r as shewed me by the afore said Major Frost and my 
Father Jos : Hamond now deceased and is a little Distance 
North East from a Place called Andrew Neals Swamp and 
from said pine Tree East by the Ancient bounds till we 



Book XI, Fol. 227. 

came to a piece of Land laid out unto the afores d Charles 
Frost the 3 d of March 1703. Containing Thirty two Acres 
as p the Return thereof under the Hand of the Deponent 
then Surveyer ; Which bounds & Lines afores d this Depo- 
nent hath known to be the Bounds of the South End of the 
Farine now in the possession of the said Charles Frost up- 
ward of thirty six Years which bounds have been often 
renewed since his Remembrance This Deponent doth fur- 
ther testifie that the Bounds of the said Frosts Farme on 
the North End Extends to Dumplin Hill according to the 
Addition granted to his Father and laid out by the Surveyer 
as p their Returns bearing Date y e 28 th February 1671 as 
also a Piece of Land adjoyning to said addition of twenty 
foure Acres laid out by the Surveyer the 18 th of March 
1673/4 the bounds of the said twenty foure Acres on the 
Easterly Side is bounded by the Path that leads to York 
till it comes to a certain Red Oak Tree standing by the side 
of the s d Path a little Distance Southward from a Ridge of 
Land lying between the third Hill & Dumplin Hill which 
Tree is a Corner Tree of a Lott formerly laid out to William 
Gowen & from said Tree on a west Line till it comes to 
afores d Addition on the South Line from the Brook behind 
Dumplin Hill which Bounds he hath known upward of thirty 
Six Years and have at divers times been renewed 

Samuel Small of full Age Testifieth that he hath known 
the bounds according to the foregoing Deposition of John 
Gowen upwards of Thirty six Years & hath known the same 
to have been divers times renewed accordingly 

York ss/ March y e 10 th 1724. This Day "the abovenamed 
John Gowen & Samuel Small appeared before us the Sub- 
scribers & made Oath to the foregoing Deposition respect- 
fully Taken in perpetuam Rei Memoriam 

John Wheelwright Jus Quor m 
W m Pepperrell Jun r J peace 

July 2 d 1725. Received under Seal & Recorded according 
to the Original Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



The Deposition of John Gowen of full A^e Testifieth & 
saith that on the 21 st March 1702/3 I this De- 
Testira£^ ens ponent being one of the Surveyers for Kittery 
was called by Andrew Neal & Major Jos : Ham- 
ond late of Kittery deceased to try and run some Lines on 
the Head of the Land called the Bay Land ; between the 
said Neale & Hamonds at which Times Charles Frost Esq 



Book XI, Fol. 227. 

late deceased was present and the said Hamonds and Frost 
did both of them shew their old bounds as they called them 
that is to say the head of the Bay Land North Eastward 
shewed by said Hamonds ; And the South End of the 
aboves d Frosts farme as then appeared by mark d Trees which 
both Frost & Hamonds agreed to as the Ancient bounds both 
of Major Frosts Farme ; & Major Hamonds Purchase of the 
Bay Land which bounds have been shewed to me several 
times by said Frost and Hamond, by which shewing of 
Bounds the next Day. I laid out Land bounded by them to 
Andrew Neale as on Record appears, the South West Corner 
of said Frosts Farme at the pine Stump lies South East and 
by South Thirty foure poles from a certain Red Oak Tree 
that is the Corner Tree between M r Shapleigh's Land and 
the said Bay Land as called 

York ss/ March 10 th 1724. This Day the above named 
John Gower personally appeared before us the Subscribers 
& made Oath to all above written Taken in perpetuam Rei 
Memoriam John Wheelwright Jus : Quor m 

W m Pepperrell Jun r J. peace 

July 2 d 1725. Received under Seal & Recorded according 
to the Original Exam d by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come William 
wm- Fry ^ r y S enr °f tne Town of Kittery in the County 

to of York in his Majesties Province of the Mass- 

achusetts Bay in New England & Hannah his 
wife sendeth Greeting Know ye that for divers good Causes 
us hereunto moving but more especially for & in Consider- 
ation of the full Sum of five pounds in Currant Money of 
New England to us in hand well and truly paid before the 
Ensealing & Delivery of these Presents by Nathan" Chap- 
man Sen r of the Town of Kittery aforesaid Housewright the 
Receipt thereof we do acknowledge our selves to be fully 
satisfied contented and paid for every part have given 
granted bargained & sold and do by these presents for our 
Selves our Heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns 
forever fully freely and absolutely give grant bargain Sell 
alienate enfeoffe assign convey pass over and confirm unto 
him the fores d Nath 11 Chapman and to his Heirs Executors 
Administrators and Assigns for ever a certain Piece or par- 
cell of Land containing one Acre more or less lying being 
and Situate in the Township of Kittery aforesaid butted & 
bounded as followeth viz Beginning at the North Corner and 



Book XI, Fol. 228. 

East End of s d Chapmans House Lott and from thence run- 
ning South the hole breadth of s d Lott and joyning to it and 
from thence to run East continuing the same breadth to the 
Road or high way that leads from Morrells Ferry to Kittery 
Road all which one Acre of Land more or less according to 
the bounds thereof To have & to hold to him the fores d 
Nath 11 Chapman & to his Heirs Executors Admin rs and As- 
signs for ever with all & singular the Appurtenances Privi- 
ledges & Commodities thereunto belonging freely and clearly 
exonerated acquitted and discharged of and from all & all 
Manner of former & other Gifts [228] Grants bargains 
Sales Wills Dowers Right of Thirds or any other Incum- 
brances whatsoever had made done or suffered to be done by 
me the foresaid William Fry whereby the fores d Nathaniel 
Chapman or his Heirs Executors Administrators or Assigns 
may be in any ways molested or disturbed in their quiet and 
peaceable Enjoyment & Improvement of the above granted 
premisses And further I the foresaid William Fry do by 
these Presents for my self and my Heirs Executors Admin" 
& Assigns for ever Covenant promise Grant and agree to 
and with the fores d Nath 11 Chapman & his Heirs Execu lrs 
Admin" and Assigns for to save them harmless and to war- 
rant & forever defend them against any Person or Persons 
whatsoever that shall from time to time or at any time for- 
ever hereafter Claim or Challenge any lawful Right Title or 
Demand whatsoever from by or under me to the above- 
granted Premisses, In Witness hereof I the foresaid William 
Fry & Hannah his Wife have hereunto set our hands & 
Seals this first Day of July Annoque Domini One thousand 
seven hundred twenty five & in the Eleventh Year of King 
Georges Reign &c Will m Fry ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered ( seal) 

in y e Presence of us York ss/ July 

Joseph Hamond Jun r ) witne<iSeg 1 st 1725. William 

Geo : Hamond y l bb S Fry Within named 

personally appear- 
i n g acknowledged 
the Instrument in writ- 
ing on the other Side to 
be his voluntary Act & 
Deed 
Before Jos : Hamond J. pac 9 
July 6 th 1725. Recorded from the Original — Examined 

by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Book XI, Fol. 228. 

To all People to whom these Presents shall come Greet- 
ing Know ye that I Nath 11 Chapman of Kittery 

Nat Chapman . © * . *. J 

To his son m the County of York and Province or the Mas- 
sachusetts Bay in New England Housewright 
divers good Causes and Considerations me thereunto mov- 
ing more especially in Consideration of the Parental affec- 
tion which I have and bear towards my beloved Son Edward 
Chapman of the same Kittery afores d have given granted 
aliened conveyed delivered & confirmed & by these Presents 
for my self my Heirs Executors & Administrators do fully 
freely and absolutely Give Grant aliene convey deliver and 
confirm Unto him the said Edward Chapman his Heirs and 
assigns forever all those my three severall Tracts Lotts or 
Pieces of Land with the Houses Buildings Fences and ap- 
purtenances thereon situate in Kittery aforesaid containing 
twenty eight Acres & an half be they more or less viz Five 
Acres Part thereof adjoyning to Morrells Land on the North 
by the High way on the East by Sam 11 Hills Land on the 
South and by Dover River on the West Twenty two Acres 
and an half other Parcell thereof beginning at the East End 
of Sam 11 Hills home Lott fifteen Poles in breadth North & 
South & thence Eighty two poles East the same breadth by 
John Morrells Land and then it extends north in breadth 
thirty three poles more to an high way of three Poles wide 
between this said Land and William Frys Land then East 
by the afores d Highway unto the High Way that leads to 
Kittery Road then upon a South Line to thomas Muzeets 
Land and then upon west Line forty Rods and then it ex- 
tends in Breadth upon a South Line about twenty seven 
Poles & then upon a west Line bearing the same breadth till 
twenty two Acres & half be fully accomplished. One Acre 
other Parcell thereof beginning at the North Corner and 
East End of the Last mentioned Lott & from thence Run- 
ning South the whole Breadth of said Lott and joyning to 
it & thence East the same breadth to the way that leads 
from Morrells Ferry to Kitterry Road I also give unto my 
said Son Edward Chapman all My Stock of Neat Cattle 
Horses Sheep and Swine with all my Tools & Implements of 
Husbandry of what Sort or kind soever To have & To hold 
the said severall Tracts or Pieces of Land and Premisses 
aforesaid with all singular the Priviledges and Appurte- 
nances thereunto belonging or in any wise Appertaining unto 
him the said Edward Chapman his Heirs & Assigns forever 
to his and their own proper Use benefit and behoofe for- 
evermore freely and clearly acquitted Exonerated & Dis- 
charged of and from all & all Manner of former and other 
Gifts Grants bargains Sales Leases Mortgages Wills Intails 



Book XI, Fol. 228. 

Dowry Judgments Executions & Incumbrances whatsoever 
the peaceable Possession thereof to warrant secure and de- 
fend against all Persons claiming the same or any Part 
thereof from by or under me In Witness whereof I the said 
Nathaniel Chapman have hereunto set my hand & Seal this 
first Day of July Anno Domini 1725. Annoque R* R s Georgii 
Magna Britannia &c undecimo 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Nathaniel Chapman ( seal ) 
in Presence of us York ss/ July 1 st 1725. Nathan- 

Jos : Hamond iel Chapman above named per- 

Hannah Hamond sonally appearing acknowledged 

Geo. Hamond the foregoing Instrument in writing 

to be his voluntary Act and Deed 
Cor m Jos : Hamond Jus. Pac s 
July 6. 1725. Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Res: r 



To all Persons to whom these Presents shall come I James 
James Emery Emery do send Greeting Know Ye that I the 
to his son sa id James Emery of Berwick in the County of 
ery Y or k j n his Majesties Province of the Massachu- 
setts Bay in New England Yeoman for divers good Causes 
& Considerations especially the Love Good Will & Affec- 
tion which I have & do bear to my loving Son James Emery 
of Berwick afores d Yeoman have given and granted & do by 
these Presents freely and clearly & absolutely Give and 
grant unto the said James Emery his Heirs Executors Ad- 
ministrators or' Assigns for ever twenty five Acres of a 
Grant of fifty Acres of Land granted to me the said James 
Emery (then Jun r ) by the Town of Kittery May 24 th 1699 
as upon Record appears To have & to hold all the said 
twenty five Acres of the s d fifty Acre Grant to him the said 
James Emery his Heirs Executors Administrators or Assigns 
from hence forth and forever as his or their proper Estate 
without any Manner of Condition In Witness whereof I 
have hereunto set my hand & Seal this tenth Day of Octo- 
ber in the Year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred & 
twenty three & in the Tenth Year of our Sovereign King 
George of Great Brittain France & Ireland Defender of the 
Faith &c a James Emery ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered York ss/ August 22 d 1724 

In the Presence of us James Emery within Named 

Timothy Weymouth acknowledged the w th in writ- 

Nathaniel Smith ten Instrument to be his free 

Act & Deed 
Before Charles ffrost J. peace 



Book XI, Fol. 229. 

York July 6. 1725 Recorded from the Original Examined 

by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



[229] To all Christian People to whom these presents 
Jos: credifer sna ^ come greeting Know ye that Joseph Cred- 
to ifer and Esther his Wife both of Wells in the 

County of York in the Province of the Massa- 
chusetts Bay in New England Divers good & lawful Con- 
siderations moving them thereunto but especially for. & in 
Consideration of the Sum of five pounds lawful Money of 
New England or the value of the same in hand paid to their 
full Content & satisfaction the Receipt whereof by these 
Presents they acknowledge have given granted bargained 
and sold & by these Presents Do Give grant bargain Sell 
aliene Enfeoffe & forever Set over unto Peter Littlefield of 
Wells aforesaid Joyner the Tracts of Land & Salt Marsh 
following viz One seventh Part of two hundred Acres of 
Upland, Bounded as followeth on the North with Land of 
George Jacobs on the East on the Sea on the South on a 
River known by the- Name of Josias's River, and west on 
Land of John Littlefield, And one seventh Part of three 
Acres of Salt Marsh, be the same more or less Bounded 
North West on Crosses Point North East on Zechariah 
Goodale Marsh, South East on a Branch of Augunket River 
& South West on Agunket River And one Seventh Part of 
another Parcel of Salt Marsh containing three Acres be the 
same more or less Bounded on the North East with Marsh 
of Zechariah Goodale afores d & on all other Sides With the 
Sea the Beach & the afores d Branch of Agunket River which 
Land & Marsh as afores d is Part of the Estate that was for- 
merly Lieu 1 Josiah Littlefield's deceas d and is Situate lying 
and being in Wells afores d To have & to hold the said Tracts 
of Land & Marsh to him the said Peter Littlefield his Heirs 
Executors Administrators & Assigns for ever as an Estate 
in Fee without any Challenge Claim or Demand from them 
or any of their Heirs, with all the Wood Timber Trees 
Mines Minerals waters & Water Courses Right & Rights of 
Commonages with all other Liberties Profits Priviledges & 
Appurtenances to the same belonging or any ways apper- 
taining And further the said Joseph Credifer & Esther his 
wife do for themselves their Heirs Executors & Administra- 
tors bind & oblige themselves to acquit and defend the said 
Peter Littlefield & his Heirs Executors & Administrators in 
the Quiet & peaceable Possession of all the afores d Prem- 
isses & every Part & Parcell of the same against the Lawful 



Book XI, Fol. 229. 

Claims or Demands of any Person or Persons whatsoever, 
And at the Reasonable Request of the said Peter Littlefield 
or his Heirs &c to give and pass such further & ample 
Confirmation of the same as shall in Equity be devised ad- 
vised or required In Witness and for Confirmation of all 
above written they have hereunto affixed their Hands <fc Seals 
this, fifteenth Day of September Annoq^ Domini One thou- 
sand seven hundred and twenty two 
Signed Sealed & Delivered Joseph Credefer ( 8eal ) 

In Presence of us Ester Credefer ( seal ) 

Sam 11 Hatch Jun r Before Signing & Sealing it is 

John Fairfield to be understood any thing in 

Nathan Littlefield the above Instrument Notwith- 

stand that the said Joseph & Es- 
ther Credifer are not bound to defend 
against any Gorge or Heir to any of 
the Gorges 
York sc/ Wells September 13 th 1722. Then the within 
named Joseph Credifer & Esther his wife psonally appeared 
before me the Subscriber one of his Majesties Justices of 
the Peace for s d County & acknowledged this Instrument in 
writing to be their Voluntary Act & Deed . 

Joseph Hill 
July 6 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original Exam- 
ined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come Greet- 
james Littlefield i n © ^ ow Know y e * nat I James Littlefield of 
To Wells in the County of York in the Province 

of the Massachusetts Bay in New England, 
Planter with Lydiah my wife, divers good Causes & Con- 
siderations us thereunto moving, especially for & in Consid- 
eration of y e full & just Sum of twenty pounds in good 
Public Bills of Credit of the Province afores d to us in hand 
paid by Peter Littlefield of Wells afores d Joyner have given 
& granted & do by these Presents fully clearly & absolutely 
give grant bargain sell alienate enfeoffe make over & con- 
firm to Peter Littlefield afores d all our Right Title & Inter- 
est in & unto the Land & Meadows Mills Streams & Falls 
which our Honoured Father Josiah Littlefield late of Wells 
deceased Intestate and died in possession of and since are 
under the Administration of Elisabeth Littlefield now Elis- 
abeth Edwards, That is to say all our Right Title & Inter- 
est unto that Tract of Land possessed by our said Father 
Lying in Wells, between Ogunquid River & the River com- 



Book XI, Fol: 229. 

monly called Little River, adjoyning to Land in possession 
of George Jacob on the North East, South Easterly on the 
Sea, South Westerly on the Little River, & North Westerly 
on the Town Common As also all our Right & Interest in 
and unto that Tract of Land & Marsh commonly called Ne- 
gunquid Farm, bounded by Negunquid River, on the North- 
erly Part, on the Sea Easterly & Land of Josiah Winn 
Southerly, & westerly on the Towns Commons, The which 
Lands & Marsh & Streams & Water Courses & Mills (that is 
to say all our Right Title & Interest in them) We the aboves d 
James Littlefield & Lydiah Littlefield his wife, do four 
Selves our Heirs Executors & Administrators Give & set 
over to the aboves d Peter Littlefield & his Heirs Executors 
Administrators or Assigns together with all the Priviledges 
Rights & Appurtenances [thereunto] to us (in Reversion) 
belonging or any ways appertaining To have & to hold as a 
tree & clear Estate in Fee simple forever And we the aboves d 
James Littlefield & Lydiah Littlefield, do for our Selves 
our Heirs Executors & Administrators Covenant & promise 
to & with the aboves d Peter Littlefield & his Heirs Execu- 
tors & Administrators or Assigns, that we are the true & 
Rightful Owners & proprietors of the above granted Prem- 
isses & that we have full power Right & Authority to sell 
and dispose of the same as afores d & that the s d Premisses 
are free & clear of all or any Gifts Grants Bargains Sales by 
us made to any other Person or Persons whatsoever & that 
we will warrant & defend the same from all or any Person 
or Persons whatsoever, in by from or under us or our Heirs 
laying any legal Claim thereunto In Witness whereof We 
the aboves d James Littlefield & Lydiah Littlefield have here- 
unto set our Hands & Seals the twelfth Day of Ma}' Anno 
Domini One thousand seven hundred & twenty four. In the 
Tenth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George by 
the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King 
Defender of the Faith &c The word [thereunto] between 
Line 23 & 24 was interlined before Signing & Sealing 
hereof James Littlefield ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered LydiahSf Littlefield ( seni ) ' 
in Presence of us , r\ v ; 

T a. i rr» i * ' ber mark 

Joseph Taylour York ss/ Wells may y e 

Stephen Emery nth lm Tne n the above 

Sam 11 Emery rimed James Littlefield & 

Lydiah Littlefield his wife 
psonally appeard & acknowl- 
edged the above written Instru- 
ment to be their free Act & Deed 
before Me Joseph Hill J. Peace 
Book xr. 47 



Book XI, Fol. 230. 

July 6 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original Exam- 
ined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



[230] To all People to whom these Presents shall come 

en Know ye that I John Donnell of York in our said 

to County of York within the Province of the Mus- 

,Tos : Hoult 



sachusetts Bay in New England Yeoman have for 
a valuable Consideration to me in hand paid by Joseph 
Hoult of s d Town & County Yeoman the Receip 1 whereof to 
full Content & satisfaction I do hereby acknowledge & my 
self therewith fully satisfied paid and contented have given 
granted bargained & sold & do by these Presents fully freely 
& absolutely give grant bargain & sell unto the said Joseph 
Hoult his Heirs & Assigns forever all my share part or In- 
terest of a Tract of Land which was formerly Thomas Don- 
nells late of s d York deceased lying and being in said Town 
of York on the South west side of said York River Cont a 
by Estimation about forty Acres be the same more or less 
& now of Right Part of said Tract of Land that is one third 
Part of sixteen Acres of it belongs to me the said John 
Donnell To have & to hold all the afore granted and bar- 
gained Premisses together with all the Priviledges Appur- 
tenances & Commodities to the same belonging or in any 
wise appertaining to him the s d Joseph Hoult his Heirs & 
Assigns forever To his & their only proper Use Benefit and 
Behoofe forever Furthermore I the said John Donnell for 
my self my Heirs Executors Administrators doth Covenant 
Promise & Grant to & with the said Joseph Hoult his Heirs 
fixecutors Administrators & Assigns That before the Sign- 
ing & Sealing hereof I am the true Sole & lawful Owner of 
the afores d Third Part of s d Sixteen Acres of Land & have 
in my self good Right full Power & lawful Authority to 
give grant bargain sell & dispose of the same as afores d & 
that the said Joseph Hoult his Heirs Executors Adminis- 
trators or Assigns shall & may from time to time & at all 
Times for ever hereafter by force and vertue of these Pres- 
ents lawfully peaceably & quietly have hold use occupy pos- 
sess and enjoy all the afore granted & bargained Premisses 
as in his own perfect Estate of Inheritance And the said 
John Donnell for himself his Heirs Executors Administra- 
tors doth Covenant promise & engage to warrant secure and 
defend all the afore granted & bargained Premisses to him 
the s d Joseph Hoult his Heirs & Assigns for ever — And I 
the said John Donnell doth reserve free Liberty to cut & 
carry away off from any part of s d Sixteen Acres of Land 



Book XI, Fol. 230. 

wood for my fire during my Natural Life/ In Witness 
whereof I have hereunto set my hand & Seal this Thirty 
first Day of December in the Eleventh Year of his Majes- 
ties Reign Annoque Domini One thousand seven hundred & 
twenty four John Donnell ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered York ss Janu a 6 th 1724 

in Presence of This Day the abovenamed 

Nathan 11 Donnell John Donnell psonally ap- 

Eliza Donnell peared before me the Sub- 

scriber one of his Majesties Jus- 
tices of the Peace for s d County 
& acknowledged this foregoing In- 
strument to be his free Act & Deed 
W m Pepperrell Jun r 
July 6 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original & Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Know all Men by these Presents that I Patience Clarke 

Patience Clarke ° f Wells il1 the ^ ount y of York in th « Pl*OV- 

To her son jnce of the Massachusetts Bay in New Eng- 

land Widow send greeting Know ye that I 
the said Patience Clarke for & in Consideration of the Love 
& Affection I owe & bear unto my loving Son Samuel Clarke 
of Wells in the County of York afores d Yeoman as also for 
that he the s d Samuel Clarke hath by one Bond or obliga- 
tion under his Hand & Seal bearing equal Date with these 
Presents bound & obliged himself his Heirs Executors & 
Administ rs & Assigns to take care of & provide good & suit- 
able meat Drink Aparrell suitable Attendance in Sickness & 
Heaith & a Convenient Room to my self with, good Bed & 
Bedding with all other Necessaries for my Comfortable* 
dwelling during my natural Life & to bestow on me a decent 
Burial at my Decease have given granted bargained sould 
aliened enfeoffed and Confirmed and by these Presents do 
freely fully & absolutely give grant bargain sell enfeoffe and 
confirm unto my loving Son Samuel Clarke afores d his Heirs 
Executors Administ rs & Assigns forever all that Tract or 
Parcell of Upland lying in Wells which came to me by my 
Honoured Father John Wells deceased joyning to & lying 
below the Land given to my Son Nathaniel Clarke by Deed 
of Gift under the Hand of my late Husband Nathaniel 
Clarke and my self with the Housings Barns & out housings 
where I now dwell down to the Bottom or lower End of the 
Lott and also two Acres of Salt marshe at the Little River 
on the Easterly side inclosed by the said River & a Ditch 



Book XI, Fol. 230. 

As also all my Right of Dower or Thirds belonging to me 
of the Lands o,r Estate that came to me by my late Husband 
or in any way or Means whatsoever with all the Priviiedges 
& Appurtenances in any ways thereunto belonging & all my 
Personal! Estate in quick Stock Household Goods or of 
what kind or Nature soever it may be To have & to hold 
the abovegranted Lands Marsh Personal Estate with the 
Rights Priviiedges and Appurtenances whatsoever thereunto 
belonging or in any ways appertaining unto him the s rt Sam- 
uel Clarke his Heirs Execut 1 * 8 Adminis rs & Assigns to his & 
their own proper Use & Benefit forever And I the said 
Patience Clarke do promise & Covenant for my self my 
Heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns that at the 
Time of this Bargain & Sale & until the Signing and Seal- 
ing hereof I am the true Sole & lawful owner of the above 
bargained Premisses & of every Part & Parcel 1 thereof and 
have full Power good Right & lawful Authority to grant 
convey and dispose of the same unto him the said Samuel 
Clarke his Heirs Executors Administrators & Assigns as a 
good and absolute Estate of Inheritance in Fee Simple and 
is free and clear from all other Gifts Grants bargains Sales 
or incumbrances whatsoever and that he the said Samuel 
Clarke his Heirs & Assigns shall & may by vertue of these 
Presents forever hereafter lawfully peaceably & quietly have 
hold use possess & enjoy the above bargained premisses and 
every Part and Parcell thereof without the least Lett denyal 
Trouble or Molestation of me the s d Patience Clarke my 
Heirs Executors Administrators or Assigns or of any other 
Person or Persons from by or under me or by my Means 
Act or Consent In Witness whereof I the said Patience 
Clarke have hereunto set my Hand,& Seal this thirtieth Day 
of April One thousand seven hundred twenty & five & in 
.the Eleventh Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord King 
George over Great Britain & Ireland &c 
Signed Sealed & Delivered Patience Clark ( seal ) 

in the Presence of York ss Wells May the 1 st 

James Medole 1725 The above named Pa- 

Kzeia Cole tience Clark psonally appeared 

her before me the Subscriber one 

Elizabeth <^Rich f his Majesty's Justices of the 

mark Peace for said County & acknowl- 

edged this Instrument to be her Vol- 
untary Act & Deed 

John Wheelwright 
July 7 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original Exam d 

Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Book XI, Fol. 231. 

[231] The Deposition of John Lelghton Aged Sixtyone 
Years or thereabout Testifieth & saith that in the 

Ca Tesam?ny° nS Year 1682 He was at the Rufi ing out & Meas- 
uring that Tract of Land called the Bay Land 

which was then reputed to belong to one Mag Clark in the 
Town of Kittery in the County of York which Tract of Land 
bordered on Piscataqua River between two small Islands 
there called Wats fort and Franks fort which s d Tract of 
Land was laid out by M r John Evins in the Presence of 
Cap 4 John Wincoll Maj r Charles Frost & Maj r Joseph Ham- 
ond all of Kittery afores d deceased who assisted therein And 
the Deponent well remembers that the # y began on the 
South East side of s d Tract of Land at the Bank of the 
Cove behind Franks fort and run thence North East & by 
East into the woods half way to York or five hundred & 
Eighty Rods according by the Plat by them made and 
thence North West & by North two hundred & forty Rods 
being the Breadth The Deponent also well Remembers that 
Joseph Hamond of Kittery afores d Esq r deceased had then a 
field fenced in & improved on said Tract of Land which he 
then & many Years after held the Possession of as the De- 
ponent understood in Right of the said Maj r Clark or his 
Heirs & the said Hamond & his Heirs or Successors have 
ever Since held the Possession & improvement thereof & 
have it now under improvement with a large Quantity more 
of said Tract The Deponent further saith that he never knew 
or heard of any Action brought against s d Hamond for the 
same or that he was ever molested in the Quiet possession 
thereof during his Life nor his Heirs since his decease unto 
this Day Jan 17 y e 9 th 1723/4 John Leighton 

York ss/ Jau 1 ^ y e 9 th 1723/4 Cap 1 John Leighton above- 
named made Oath to the Truth of the above written Depo- 
sition In perpetuam Rei Memoriam 

Before Abraham Preble ) Justices 
Joseph Hill 3 Quor™ Unus 

July 7 th 1725. Received under Seal & Recorded according 
to the Original & Exam d by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



The Deposition of Nicholas Morrell aged fifty seven Years 

or thereabouts testifieth & saith y 1 He well Re- 

Te8timoSy ieU 'members that Joseph Hamond late of Kittery in 

the County of York Esq r deceasd upwards of 

Forty Years since had a field fenced in & improved on that 

Tract of Land commonly called the Bay Land & that it was 



Book XI, Fol. 231. 

then reputed to belong to one Maj r Clark which Tract or 
Land borders on Piscataqua River between two Small Isl- 
ands there the one known by the Name of Franks fort & the 
other known by the Name of Wats fort that s d Hamond & 
his Heirs or Successors have ever Since Held the Possession 
and improvement thereof & have it now under improvement 
with a large Quantity of Land more Parcell of s tl Tract the 
Length whereof is reputed to be five hundred & Eighty Rods 
as by the Plat thereof back from the water Side towards 
York The Deponent farther saith that he never knew or 
heard of any Action brought against s d Hamond for the 
same or that he was ever molested in the quiet possession 
thereof during his Life nor his Heirs since his decease unto 
this Day January y e 9 th 1723/4 Nich° Morrell 

York sc Jan 1 * y e 9 th 1723/4. M r Nicholas Morrell above 
named made Oath to the Truth of the above written Depo- 
sition Taken In Perpetuam Rei Memoriam 

Before us Abra m Preble ) Justices 
Joseph Hill 5 Quo m Unus 

Received under Seal July 7 th 1725 Recorded according to 
the Original Exam d by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



This Indenture made the twentieth Day of January Anno 
Domini One thousand seven hundred & twenty 
wSe W Anu S e &Ms Three four Annoq, R 1 R is Georgii Magna 
joim°Adams Britannia &c Decimo Between Nicholas Weeks 
of Kittery in the County of York in the Prov- 
ince of the Massachusetts Bay in New England Yeoman & 
Anne Weeks his Wife She the said Anne being one of the 
Daughters of Christopher Adams & Margaret his Wife both 
of Kittery afores d deceased of the one Part & John Adams 
of Kittery afores d Shipwright Only Surviving Son of the 
afores d Christopher & Margaret Adams of the other Part 
Witnesseth that the said Nicholas Weeks & Anne Weeks 
divers good Cause and Considerations them thereunto moving 
have remised released & for ever quit claimed & by these 
Presents do for them their Heirs Executors Administrators 
& Assigns & every of them freely clearly & absolutely re- 
mise release and for ever Quit claim unto the said John 
Adams his Heirs & Assigns forever in his or their full or 
peaceable possession & Seizen, All the Estate Right Title 
Interest Possession Reversion Claim & Demand whatsoever 
which the s d Nich & Anne Weeks or either of them now 
have may might or ought to have or which they or either of 
them their or either of their Heirs Executors or Adminis- 



Book XI, Fol. 232. 

trators at any time hereafter Shall or may have might or 
ought to have or claim of in or to all that Part or Tract of 
Land Houses Buildings & Appurtenances Parcel I of the 
Estate . of the said Christopher Adams dec d which the s d 
Margaret Adams in her last Will & Testament bequeathed 
unto Thomas Adams Son of the s d John Adams according 
as the same is set forth & expressed in y e s d last Will & 
Testament or however otherwise butted & bounded To have 
& to hold the above granted & remised Premisses w th the 
Appurtenances & every Part thereof unto the s d John 
Adams his Heirs & Assigns to his & their own proper Use 
& Behoofe for ever so that neither of them the s d Nicholas & 
Anne Weeks nor their Heirs Shall or may at any Time here- 
after ask Claim Challenge or Demand any Right Title or 
Interest whatsoever of in or to the Premisses or any Part or 
Parcell thereof But thereof & therefrom shall be utterly de- 
barred & forever secluded by these Presents And the said 
Nicholas & Anne Weeks & their Heirs &c a the above re- 
mised Premisses with their Appurtenances unto the said 
John Adams his Heirs & Assigns against themselves their 
Heirs &c & against any other Person or Persons whatsoever 
Claiming by from or under them or any of them shall & 
will warrant & forever Defend by these Presents In Witness 
whereof y e s d Nicholas Weeks & Anne Weeks have hereunto 
set their Hands & Seals the Day & Year first above written 
Signed Sealed & Delivered Nicholas Weeks ( seal ) 

in presence of us Ann Weeks ( seal ) 

Jos : Hamond # York sc/ January 20 th 1723/4 

Deborah >7Phenix Nicholas Weeks & Ann Weeks 

1w*vk n ^ s W ^ e abovenamed psonally ap y 

pearing acknowledged the fore- 
going Instrument in Writing to be 
their Act & Deed 

Coram Jos : Hamond J. Pac 
July 7 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original Exam d 

by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



[232] To all Christian People to whom these Presents 
Anna Westgate sna ^ come Anna Westgate Relict of M r Richard 
And Haiiey Westgate & Daughter of M r Andrew Halley 
late of Kittery deceast sendeth Greeting Know 
ye that for as much as my said Father Andrew Halley died* 
Intestate & Administration of his Estate was Granted unto 
my wellbeloved brother Andrew Halley & our Parts & Por- 
tions of our Fathers Estate was set forth unto us by the 



Book XI, Fol..232. 

Judge of Probates which said Dividend Part or Portion of 
my said Fathers Estate I have received of my said Brother 
Andrew Halley Administrator as abovesaid and do by these 
Presents for my self and my Heirs acquit & discharge my 
s d Brother and his Heirs from all Claims Titles Dues or De- 
mands unto my s tl Fathers .Estate both Real and Personal 
whatsoever Witness my Hand & Seal this 4 th Day of June 
In the Year of our Lord 1724 
Signed & Sealed in the Presence r Mark of 

of us the Subscribers g^ / Wegcot ( ^ y 

Thomas Allm / v ; 

Roger Mitchell v e 26 of June 1725. then Hanna 

Wiscot psonally appeared before 
me the Subscriber one of his Maj- 
esties Justices for y e County of York 
& did acknowledge this above Instru- 
ment to be her free Act & Deed 

W m Pepperrell 
July 7 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Know all Men by these Presents that I Richard Crockett 
Rich* Crockett °^ Stratham but formerly of Kittery the Son 
To of M r Ephraim Crockett dec d & Married Debra 

* J< the Young Daughter of M r Andrew Haley de- 

ceased do by these Presents forever hereafter acquit .& dis- 
charge my Brother in Law M r Andrew Haley Administrator 
gf the Estate of my said Father Andrew Haley Both Real* 
& psonal of every kind whatsoever & do by these Presents 
for my self & my Heirs forever more acquit & discharge the 
£ d Andrew Haley & his Heirs from all & all Manner of 
Rights Claims Titles or Demands whatsoever belong no- unto 
me the said Richard Crockett by vertue of my Marriage 
with the said Debora Haley In Witness whereof I have 
hear I have hereunto set my Hand & Seal this fourth Day 
of June 1724 Richard Crockit ( seal ) 

Witness us the Subscribers York ss/ June 18 th This 

Nathan 11 Keen Jun r Day the within named Richard 

William Godsoe Crockit Personally appeared be- 

fore me the Subscrib 1 " one of his 
Majest ys Justices of the Peace for s d 
County & acknowledged the within 
Instrument to be his free Act & Deed 
\ Cor m W m Pepperrell Jun r 



Book XI, Fol. 232. 

July 7 th 1725 Recorded according to the Original Exam d 

by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Know all Men by these Presents that I George Barrey of 
Geo. Berry Kittery in the County of York House-Carpenter 
to w ho married Deliverance one of the Daughters of 

ey M r Andrew Haley deceased do by these Presents 
for ever hereafter acquit & discharge my Brother in Law 
M r Andrew Haley Administrator of the Estate of my s d 
Father Andrew Haley deceased both Real & Personal of 
every kind whatsoever & do by these Presents for my Self 
& my Heirs forever more acquit & Discharge the s d Andrew 
Haley & his Heirs from all manner of Rights Claims Titles 
or Demands whatsoever belonging unto me the s d George 
Barey by vertue of my Marrying with the s d Deliverance 
Haley. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand 
& Seal this this 4 Day of June 1724 
Signed & Sealed in George Berry ( seal ) 

the Presence h y 

of us the Subscribers Deliverance (J^ Bery ( seal ) 
• Andrew Phillips mark 

Pel a Whittempre York ss / littery June 6 th 

1725 This Day Geo: Berry 

& Deliverance Berry his Wife 

psonally appeared before me the 

Subscriber one of his Majesty's 

Justices for y e s d County of York 

& acknowledged this within written 

Instrument to be their free Act & Deed 

W m Pepperrell 

July 7 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original Exam d 

by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Know all Men by these Presents that we Nicholas Hilliard 
Nic« miiiear & Elisabeth Hilliard of Newington in the Prov- 
ed T ^ ale ince of New Hampshire in in New England the 
s d Elisabeth Hilliard being one of the Daughters 
of of M r Andrew Halley deceased We the said Nicholas Hil- 
liard & Elisabeth Hilliard do by these Presents for our 
selves & our Heirs for ever hereafter acquit & Discharge our 
s d Brother M r Andrew Haley Administrator of y e Estate of 
our said Father M r Andrew Halley both Real & Personall 



Book XI, Fol. 232. 

of every kind whatsoever And do by these Presents for our 
Selves & our Heirs acquit & Discharge the said Andrew 
Halley & his Heirs from all & all Manner of Rights Claims 
Titles or Demands whatsoever belonging unto us the s d 
Nicholas Hilliard & the s d Elisabeth Hilliard Belonging unto 
us from the Estate of our s d Father M r Andrew Halley & 
do acknowledge ourselves fully satisfied and contented & 
paid In Witness whereof we have hereunto set our Hands 
& Seals this 4 th Day of June in the Year of our Lord 1724 
Witness us the Subscribers Nicholas Hillieur ( seal ) 

hereunto the mark of 

Mark Ayers Elisabeth ^f^ Hilliear ( seal ) 

Henry Nutter PrQ . N Hamghr June ^ 

1725 Nicholas Hilliear & 
Elisabeth his wife acknowl- 
edged this Instrument to be 
their Act & Deed 

Coram Geo : JafFrey J. Pac 
July 7 th 1725, Recorded according to the Original Exam- 
ined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Know all Men by these Presents that I Samuel Skillan of 
Sam" skiiiin Kfttery in y e County of York Shipwright who 
to married Arodas one of the Daughters of M r An- 

drew Haley deceased do by these Presents for 
ever hereafter acquit & Discharge iny Brother in Law M r 
Andrew Haley Admin is r of the Estate of my s d Fathers 
Andrew Haley deceased both Real & psonal of every kind 
whatsoever and do by these Presents for my self & my Heirs 
for evermore acquit & Discharge the s d Andrew Haley & his 
Heirs from all Manner of Rights Claims Titles & Demands 
whatsoever belonging unto me the s d Samuel Skillan by 
vertue of my Marrying with the s d Arodas Haley In Wit- 
ness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand & Seal this 4 th 
Day of May 1724 furder I Arodas the wife of Samuel Skil- 
lan do consent to this Quit claim & likewise do acquit my 
Right or Title I have or ought to have unto the, aboves d 
Estate — In Witness my Hand Sam 11 Skilin ( seal ) 

John Woodman Arodas Skillin ( seal ) 

Gowin Wilson 

York ss/ June 18 th 1725. This Day the within named 
Samuel Skillion & Arodas his wife both psonally appeared 



Book XI, Fol. 233. 

before me the Subscriber & acknowledged the within In- 
strument to be their Free Act & Deed 

Cor m W m Pepperrell Jun r Jus peace 
July 7 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original Exam d 

by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



[233] To all Christian People to whom these Presents 
Jn» Dennet raa ^ come Greeting Know ye that I John Dennit 

to of Kittery in the County of York in y e Province 

of the Massachusetts Bay in New England Yeo- 
man for & in Consideration of the full Sum of one hundred 
& nineteen Pounds Currant Money of New England to me 
in hand paid before the Ensealing & Delivery hereof by John 
Carlile of York in the County afores d Joyner the Receipt 
whereof I do hereby acknowledge & that I am fully satisfied 
therewith & thereof & of every Part thereof do by these 
Presents exonerate acquit & discharge the said John Carlile 
his Heirs Executors & Administrators have given granted 
bargained sold conveyed & Confirmed and by these Pres- 
ents do give grant bargain sell aliene convey & confirm unto 
the s d John Carlile his Heirs & Assigns forever [two certain 
Tracts of Land which I lately purchased of Henry Donnell 
of York] one certain Tract of s d Land lying & being in 
York afores d containing by Estimation thirteen Acres be the 
same more or less being butted and bounded as folio weth 
viz 1 lying on the North Easterly Side of York River on the 
Easterly Side of the Country Road leading from s d River to 
York Meeting House forty Eight Poles from y e River on s d 
Road & from thence sixty Pole by the s d Donnells Fence of 
his Land formerly bought of Cap 1 Pickering upon a South 
East & by South Point nearest to the s d River & from thence 
round by the River to the Ferry place where it first began — 
And also one other Lott of Land thereto adjoyning which 
he heretofore purchased or had by Deed of the afores d 
John Pickering by his Deed dated the twenty sixth Day of 
January One thousand seven hundred & nineteen twenty, 
bounded viz Beginning at the Edge of the Way that leads 
toward the Ferry at Rowland Youngs Corner bounds on the 
Southerly side of s d Way a little to the Southward of a small 
Bridge and runs along s d way from Youngs Corner Bounds 
full four Rods And then beginning again at s d Corner & Runs 
down to the River on a Streight Line to a Rock being s d 
Youngs Corner Bounds at s d River thence up the River 



Book XI, Fol. 233. 

twelve Rods to a Stake formerly set down thence on a Strait 
Line to the End Line of the four Rods by the s d Way To 
have & to hold the s d granted & bargained Tracts of Land 
with all the Appurtenances Priviledges & Commodities to 
the same belonging or in any wise appertaining to the s d 
John Carlile his Heirs & Assigns for ever & I the s d John 
Dennit for me my IJeirs Executors & Administrators do 
Covenant & agree to & with the s d John Carlile his Heirs & 
Assigns that before the Ensealing & Delivery hereof I am 
the true sole & lawful Owner of the above bargained Prem- 
isses & have in my self good Right full Power & lawful Au- 
thority to sell and convey the same in manner as afores a & 
that the s d John Carlile shall and may by force and vertue 
of these Presents have hold use occupy possess & Enjoy the 
same from time to time & at all times forever hereafter free 
& clear & freely & clearly acquitted exonerated and dis- 
charged of from all former & other Gifts Grants Bargains 
Sales Leases Mortgages Joyntures Dowries Wills Entails 
Judgments Executions & Incumbrances & Extents Further- 
more I the s d John Dennit for me my Heirs Executors & 
Administrate do promise & Engage the above bargained 
Premisses to the s d John Carlile his Heirs & Assigns from 
all Persons Claiming from by & under me forever hereafter 
to warrant secure and defend And Mary the wife of me the 
said John Dennit doth hereby freely and willingly give yield 
up & Surrender unto the s d John Carlile his Heirs & Assigns 
forever all her Right of Dower & Power of Thirds of in & 
into the before demised Premisses In Witness whereof I the 
s d John Dennit & Mary my wife have hereunto set our 
hands & Seals this Eighteenth Day of March in y e Year of 
our Lord God One Thousand seven hundred & twenty four 
five Annoct R 1 R is Georgii Magna Britannia Francia &c 
Undecimo John Den net ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered The words [two certain Tracts 
In Presence of us • of Land which I lately purchased 
Charles Chauncy of Henry Donnell of York] be- 

Joseph Moodey tween the 14 th & 13 th Lines on the 

first page were interlined before 
Signing & Sealing 

( Seal ) 

York ss/ July 7 th 1725. M r John Dennet above named 
acknovvledged the foregoing Instrument in Writing to be his 
Act and Deed Cor Jos : Hamond J. Pac° 

July 7 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Book XI, Fol. 233. 

To all Christian people to whom these Presents shall 
T , «.„ come Greeting -Know ye that John Smith of Ber- 
To wick in the County or York in the Province of 

the Massachusetts Bay in New England husband- 
man hath given granted bargained sold (for & in Conside- 
ration of fifty pounds Currant Money of New England to 
him in hand well and truly paid by Nathaniel Gerrish of the 
aforesaid Town & Province the Receipt whereof the s d John 
Smith doth hereby acknowledge and himself to be fully sat- 
isfied contented & paid & thereof and every Part & thereof 
doth Exonerate acquit & discharge the s d Nathaniel Gerrish 
his Heirs Executors & Administrators forever) & doth by 
these Presents give grant bargain sell aliene enieoffe Assign 
assure sett over ratifie convey & confirm unto the afores d 
Nathaniel Gerrish his Heirs Executors Administrators & 
Assigns for ever Gne certain Tract or Piece of Land Quan- 
tity twenty five Acres lying and being in the afores d Town 
& Province Butted & bounded as folio weth viz Beginning 
at the N. E. Corner of John Kyes & William Grants Land 
at a Maple tree marked I S & K W from thence North- 
West fifty two poles then West ninety three Poles then 
South forty eight Poles then East by s d Kyes & Grants 
Land to the first bounds To have & to hold to him the said 
Nathaniel Gerrish his Heirs Executors Administrators & 
Assigns for ever The s d demised given & granted premisses 
with all the Appurtenances Priviledges & Commodities 
thereunto belonging as all Trees Timber Wood & under 
wood standing lying or being on the same as also all the 
Herbage Grass Water & Water Courses Mines & Minerals 
& every thing of every kind & nature whatsoever there- 
unto belonging free and clear from all Incumbrances & In- 
tanglements of Law whatsoever And the s d John Smith 
doth hereby Covenant & agree to & with the said Nathaniel 
Gerrish and assure him the s d Nathaniel Gerrish that he the 
said John Smith was the proper Owner of the s d Demised 
Land at the Time of this Conveyance & was lawfully seized 
and possessed of the same & that he hath full Power & law- 
ful Authority to sell and dispose of the same And again the 
said John Smith doth hereby Engage to warrant & defend 
the Premisses against all Persons whatsoever Also Elisa- 
beth the Wife of me the s d John Smith do by these Pres- 
ents freely fully and absolutely give yield up and surrender 
all her Right of Dowrie & Power of Thirds of in & to the 
above granted & bargained Premisses unto the s d Nathaniel 
Gerrish his Heirs & Assigns forever In Witness whereof 
they the s d John Smith & Elisabeth his wife have hereunto 



.Book XI, Fol. 234. 

set their Hands & Seals this twenty fourth Day of Decem- 
ber Anno Dom 1 One thousand seven hundred & twenty two 
& In the Ninth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord 
George By the Grace of God of Great Britain France & 
Ireland King Defender of the Faith 

[234] Signed Sealed & Delivered John Smith (seal ) 

in Presence of us ( seal ) 

W m Walker York ss Jan 1 ? 17 th 1722/3 John 

Hugh Bass Smith abovenamed psonally ap- 

pearing acknowledged the above 
Instrument in Writing to be his 
Voluntary Act & Deed 

Before Jos : Hamond J. Pac s 
July 7 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all people to whom these Presents shall come greeting 

w»Leighton Kiio w ye that I William Leighton of Kittery in 

.to the County of York & Province of the Massa- 

enj» a_c c husetts Bay in New England Yeoman for & in 
Consideration of the Love & Good will which I have & bear 
to Benjamin March of the same Kittery afores d Joyuer & 
also well knowing it was the Intent of my late Honoured 
Father John Leighton of s d Kittery deceased have given & 
granted & by these Presents for me my Heirs Ex rs & Adm rs 
do give graut aliene enfeoffe convey and confirm unto him 
the s d Benj a March his Heirs & Assigns for ever One certain 
Piece Lot or Parcell of Land Situate and being in the Town- 
ship of Kittery afores d on which s d Lott y e s d Benj a March 
now dwelleth butted and bounded as followeth viz beginning 
at the Corner of the fence where it now standeth near the 
Meeting House & thence Extending by the Country Road 
North Eastward One hundred an twelve foot fronting the s d 
Road & thence on a square from s d Road Sixty foot in 
Depth & thence Continuing Sixty foot Distance from the 
Road South Westward one hundred & forty foot to the 
fence dividing between this s d Lott and the Land allowed 
for the Use of the Meeting house & thence by s d fence to 
the first Station bounded South Eastward by the Country ' 
Road South Westward by the Land allowed for the Use of 
the Meeting house & on all other Sides by my own Land 

To have & to hold the s d Piece or Lott of Land with all 
and Singular y e Priviledges and Appurtenances thereto be- 
longing or in any wise Appertaining unto him the s d Benj* 



Book XI, Fol. 234. 

March his Heirs & Assigns forever To his & their own 
proper use benefit & behoofe forever always provided that 
if the s d Benj a March should encline to sell the s d Lott 
that he give the refusall thereof to me if I shall offer as 
much for it as any other And I the s d William Leighton 
do by these Presents avouch my self to be the proper Owner 
of the above granted premisses & have good -Right & law- 
full Authority to dispose of the same as afores d And 1 the s d 
William Leighton and my Heirs to him the said Benj a March 
his Heirs & Assigns shall and will warrant and forever De- 
fend the Title thereof against all psons Claiming the same 
or any part thereof from by or under me In Witness 
whereof I have hereunto set my hand & Seal this thirteenth 
Day of April in the Eleventh year of the Reign of our Sov- 
ereign Lord George of Great Britain &c King — Annoq> 
Domini One thousand seven hundred & twenty five 
Signed Sealed & Delivered It is further agreed & 

In Presence of us to be understood before 

John Gowen Signing & Sealing that 

Jos : Hamond the s d Benj a March is to 

keep up & Maintain all the 
Dividing fence between his said 
Lott & my Land forever 

William Leighton ( seal ) 
York sc/ April 26 th 1725. M r William Leighton psonally 
appearing Acknowledged the foregoing Instrument to be 
his Voluntary Act & Deed 

Cor m Jos : Hamond J Pac s 
July 7 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original Exam- 
ined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these presents shall Come Richard 
Eicho Jordan J° r den of the Town of New Castle in New 
The T <> hampshire in New England Mariner sendeth 

Greeting Know ye that the s d Richard Jorden 
for & inConsideration of the Sum of one hundred & fifty Cur- 
rant Money of New England to him in hand before the En- 
sealing and Delivery hereof well & truly paid by Theodore 
Atkinson of the same place Gen 1 the Receipt whereof to full 
satisfaction the s d Richard Jorden doth hereby acknowledge 
& thereof & of every Part & parcell thereof do Exonerate 
acquit & Discharge the s d Theodore Atkinson his Heirs 
Execu rs & Admin rs & every of them forever by these Pres ts 
have given granted bargained sold aliened enfeoffed con- 
veyed & "confirmed And by these Presents do freely fully 



Book XI, Fol. 234. 

Clearly and absolutely give grant aliene Enfeoff Convey & 
Confirm unto him the s d Theodore Atkinson his Heirs & 
Assigns forever : The one full & Equal 1 fourth part of all 
the Lands Meadow Upland & Marsh (which was & did be- 
long unto his Father John Jorden late of Falmouth in the 
County of York in New England farmer deceased Intestate : 
the s cl Land being Situate & lying at Riehmonds Island & on 
Cape Elizabeth in Falmouth afores d And be the Quantity 
more or less when divided amongst the Children (& their 
Representatives) of the s d John Jorden : Together also with 
the Priyi ledges & Appurtenances to the s d one fourth or 
Quarter part belonging or in any wise Appertaining To have 
& to hold <& singular the aboves d Quarter Part of the Land 
of the s d John Jorden deceased : be the same Upland Meadow 
or Marsh Situate lying & being in Falmouth afores d to- 
gether with the Priv Hedges and Appurtenances thereof unto 
him the said Theodore Atkinson his Heirs & Assigns for 
ever : To his & their own proper Use & Uses from hence- 
forth & for Ever lawfully peaceably & quietly to have hold 
use occupy and enjoy and warranted against all Persons 
whatsoever In Witness whereof the s d Richard Jorden doth 
hereunto set his hand & Seal this twelfth day of July Anno 
Domini 1725 Rich d Jordan ( seal) 

Sealed & Delivered & Delivered Prov : New Harnps*" July 
in presence of us 12 th 1725 Rich d Jordan 

Thomas Packer Appeared & acknowledged 

Jos h Peirce this Instrument to be his Act 

& Deed 
Coram Geo. Jaffrey J. Pa. 
July 13 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



At a Legal Town Meeting of the Proprietors Freeholders 
& other Inhabitants of the Town of Arundell 
fr a om e l?JSi Gt alias Ca P e Porpus held on Novemb r y e 18 th 
1719. Then given and granted unto James 
Tyler fifty Acres of Land any where that may be convenient 
on the Towns Commons To be laid out (no ways infringing 
oh any former Grant) To him & his Heirs forever 

p James Mussey Town Cle 
A true Copy taken out of the New Book of Records for 
the Town of Arundell and therewith compared this 2 d Day 
of Decern b r 1719 p James Mussey Clerk 

York July 22 d 1725. Recorded from the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg 



Book XL Fol. 235, 



Arundell March 12. 1719/20. Then laid out to James 
Tyler 40 Acres of Land by us whose names are 
'£jtuni Tyler8 under written Beginning at a Read Oak on the 
South west Side of y e Saw Mill now standing 
running down to the Bend of the [235] River bounded upon 
the Upland on the East Side of the Creek seven score Poles 
to the Stepping Stones then Running North West to a 
white pine marked 3 Sides I T then from the Red Oak first 
mentioned North West to the Damm then Running North 
East 40 Pole then North West till 40 Acres is fulfilled 

Humphry Dearing ) Lotlayer 
James Tyler 5 f° r Arundel 

April y e 8 th 1720 Then Entered in the Town Book Page 
y e 26 p Tho s Perkins Town Cl r 

July 22 d 1725. Recorded from the Original Examined 

by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come we 
NathFoisha Nathaniel Folsham <fc Susanna Folsham his wife 
*° T °f Strethan in the Province of New Hampshire 

in New England send Greeting Know ye that 
We the s d Nathaniel Folsham & Susanna Folsham for a val- 
uable Consideration to us in hand paid or sufficient Security 
therefore by James Tyler of Arundell or else Cape Porpus 
in the Province of Main in the County of York in New Eng- 
land doe therewith acknowledge our Selves fully satisfied 
contented & paid & thereof & of every part & Parcell there- 
of do Exonerate acquit & discharge the s d James Tyler his 
Heirs Execut rs Admins" forever by these Presents Have 
given granted bargained sould aliened enfeoffed & confirmed 
& by these Presents do give grant bargain sell aliene Enfeoff 
& confirm unto the said James Tyler his Heirs Executors 
Administrators & Assigns forever all our Right Title & In- 
terest that we the s d Nathaniel Folsham <& Susanna Folsham 
his wife have or ever had or ought to have in the Lands 
Meadows Timber & River in Scarborough at Blew Point in 
the Province of Main in the County of York afores d lying 
between Saco River & Sperwink River which came by our 
great Grandmother Elinor Jackson [or by the Jacksons] To 
have & to hold the afore granted & bargained Premisses 
with all & Singular the Priviledges '& Appurtenances there- 
unto belonging unto the s d James Tyler his Heirs Exec rs & 
Admin" & Assigns forever And further We the s d Nathaniel 
Folsham & Susanna his wife do for our selves our Heirs 



Book xi. 



48 



Book XI, Fol. 235. 

Execu 18 & Administ rs Covenant promise & engage to & with 
the said James Tyler his Heirs Execu rs Adminis rs & Assigns 
that the Premisses above written with the Appurtenances 
thereunto belonging were free & clear & freely & clearly 
Exonerated acquitted and discharged of & from all Manner 
of former Bargains or Incumbrances whatsoever, And that 
the s d James Tyler he his Heirs Execu™ Adminis™ or Assigns 
shall and forever may quietly and peaceably possess & enjoy 
the same bargained premisses with all & singular the Privi- 
ledges & Appurtenances thereunto belonging without any 
Lett Disturbance Molestation Ejection Hindrance or Denial 
from any person or Persons whatsoever from by or under us, 
And in Testimony of all before written, the above named 
Nathaniel Folsham & Susanna Folsham his wife have here- 
unto set their hands & Seals this fifteenth Day of August in 
in the Year of our Lord Annoq, Domini 1720 
Signed Sealed & Delivered Interlined before Signed 

In the Presence of us his 

Moses Leavitt Nathaniel |\ JFolsham • 

her I N 

Mary fo^ Veazey ***& 

mark 

Susanna J£ Folsham • 

mark 

Pro : New Hampshire August y e 15 th 1720 
Then Nathaniel Folsham & Susanna his 
wife psonally appeared & acknowledge this 
Instrument to be their Act & Deed 

Before Me Andrew Wiggin Jus : Peace 
July 22 d 1725. Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg 1 ' 



To all Christian People to whom these Presents shall 
T m t come know ye that I John Watson of Arundel 

Jn° Watson J 

to m the County of York Yeoman for several 

Causes & Considerations moving me thereunto 
have given granted bargained Sould aliened enfeoffed As- 
signed remised released Quitclaimed set over unto James 
Tyler all my Right Title Interest Property Claim or Demand 
in or to any of the Lands that was formerly Andrew Alger 
in the Town of Arundel alias Cape Porpus : To have and To 
hold unto him the s d James Tyler his Heirs Execut rs Ad- 
min rs or Assigns forever all the said granted & bargained 
Premisses without any Molestation denyal or Interruption 
from by or under me the s d John Watson my Heirs Execu rs 



Book XI, Fol. 235. 

Adminis rs or Assigns — In Confirmation hereof I have here- 
unto set my hand & Seal this sixteenth Day of Septemb r in 
the Year of oar Lord one thousand seven hundred & twenty 
Signed Sealed & Delivered his 

• John s\ ^/ Watson ( seal ) 



in Presence of 
John Stackpole 
Thomas Perkins 



/° 



mark 



York ss/ Sepf the 16 th 1720 This 
Day John Watson psonally appeared 
before me the Subscriber one of his 
Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the 
County afores d & acknowledged this In- 
strument to be his free Act & Deed 

John Gray 
July 22 d 1725. Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come Sarah 
Sarah Mitchei Mitclid of the Town of Kittery in the County 

u To of York in New England sendeth Greeting Know 

ye that the s d Sarah Mitchei for that Love and 
natural Affection which She beareth unto her Son in Law 
Samuel Johnson & her daughter Elisabeth Johnson of the 
same place To them their Heirs Execut rs & Admin" & As- 
signs forever have given granted aliened enfeoffed & by 
these Presents do give grant aliene enfeoffe convey and con- 
firm unto them the s d Samuel & Eliz a Jonson their Heirs & 
Assigns forever two Acres of Upland Situate lying & being 
in the Town of Kittery now in the Possession of the s d 
Samuel Johnson & is the same Land which I had out of the 
Division of My Father John Andruses Estate butted and 
bounded as followeth Beginning at Heap Stones & running 
South West to a Heap of Stones on the N. W side of the 
High Way thirteen poles thence No & by west thirty six 
poles then to the first bounds together with all the Privi- 
ledges & Appurtenances thereunto belonging or any ways 
appertaining & eight Eod on the South Side of the High 
way & so running Eight Rod broad to the South till it 
makes the first bounded Land on the N. W. Side of y e High 
Way two Acres unto the s d Samuel & Elisabeth Johnson 
their Heirs & Assigns forever to them their own proper 
Benefit & Behoof forever free & clear & clearly acquitted 
and discharged of & from all & all Manner of former & 
other Gifts Grants, bargains Sales Wills Judgments Exe- 



Book XI, Fol. 236. 

cutions Extents Titles Troubles Charges or Incumbrances 
whatsoever & that they may lawfully peaceably ably and 
quietly have hold occupy & possess and enjoy the same & I 
do avouch myself to be the Right & proper Owner of the 
same Land before the Ensealing & Delivery hereof In Wit- 
ness whereof the s d Sarah Mitchel hath hereunto set her 
hand & Seal this Eighteenth Day of November in the Year 
of our Lord One thousand seven hundred twenty three — 
1723 f* 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Sarah V Mitchel ( seal ) 

in Presence of us /\ 

his mark 

T , s^xi-n 12 of february 1723/4 Then 

Joseph /C' liillen c , , A/r .^ , / '„ 

r (S Sarah Mitchel psonally ap- 

Thomas Payne peared & acknowledged this 

above Instrument to be her free 
Act & Deed 
before Me W m Pepperrell Jus Pacs 
July 26 1725. Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos r Moodey Reg 3 



[236] To all People to whom these presents shall come 
jos-Houit greeting Whereas Joseph Hoult of York in the 

To County of York in Province of the Massachu- 

setts Bay in New England Yeoman & Samuel 
Sewall of s d York Cordwainer do now stand seized in aqual 
Partnership of a certain Tract or parcell of Land Situate 
lying & being in the Township of York on the South West 
Side of York River the greater part whereof was granted to 
Timothy Yeals formerly of s d York at a legal Town Meet- 
ing holden in s d York April 22 d Anno 1686 And fifty Acres 
thereof being the Remainder of s d Tract was sold to s d Yeals 
by William Hilton of s d York deceased & the whole pur- 
chased by s d Hoult & Sewall of Timothy Yeals the Son of 
the s d Timothy Yeals And the Right of the Widow of the 
s d Timothy Yeals and James Bucklen and Mary his wife & 
Ebcnezer Allen & Hannah his wife (the s d Mary & Hannah 
being the only Surviving Children ol the s d Timothy Yeals 
first mentioned) their Right to all the Lands &c of the s d 
Timothy Yeals in the Town of York afores d (Excepting 
fifty Acres supposed to be granted to the s d Yeals) as by 
several Instruments on Record may more at large appear — 
And whereas the s d Hoult & Sewall have mutually agreed 
to divide the s d Tract of Land betwixt them — Therefore 



Book XI, Fol. 236. 

Know ye that the s d Joseph Hoult for & in Consideration of 
a Deed of Quit Claim of like Tenour & aqual Date of these 
Presents releasing to the s d Hoult the North West part of 
s d Land And in Consideration of the Sum of fifteen pounds 
currant Money of New England to him in hand paid well 
and truly by s d Samuel Sewall before the Ensealing of these 
Presents hath remised released & forever Quit Claimed And 
by these Presents for himself and his Heirs doth fully 
clearly & absolutely Remise release and forever Quit Claim 
to the s d Samuel Sewall his Heirs & Assigns forever all such 
Right Estate Title Interest and Demand whatsoever as the 
s d Joseph Hoult had or ought to have or hereafter may can 
might or ought to have unto all & every Part & parcell 
of the afore mentioned Tract of Land which lyeth on the 
South East or lower Side of the Line hereafter mentioned 
viz — Beofinnins: at a small Pine Tree Standing on the Bank 
of s d York River at a Stony or gravelly point at the En- 
trance of a Lane now between the Lands improved by s d 
Hoult & Sewall and Running upon a Strait Line till we 
come to a Small Pine Stump about three Poles South East 
from the Door of s d Joseph Hoults dwelling house And 
from thence West by South about thirty six poles to a white 
oak Stump marked on four Sides And from thence on a 
South West Line to Kittery Bounds to a Small Black Ash 
Tree marked on four Sides I. H. S.S. & with the date of 
the Year 1716 

To have & to hold all the s d South East Part of the s d 
Tract of Land w th all the Priviledges Appurtenances & Com- 
modities to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining 
to the s d Samuel Sewall his Heirs & Assigns forever to the 
only use & Behoofe of the s d Samuel Sewall his Heirs & 
Assigns forever so that neither he the s d Joseph Hoult nor 
any Person or Persons for him or them or in his or their 
Names or in the Name Right or Stead of any of them shall 
or will by any way or Means hereafter have Claim Challenge 
or Demand any Estate Right Title or Interest of in or to the 
Premisses or any part or Parcell thereof But from all & 
every Action Right Estate Title Interest & demand of in or 
to the Premisses or any Part or Parcell thereot they and 
every of them shall be utterly excluded & debarred forever 
by these Presents And also the s d Joseph Hoult & his Heirs 
the s d Lower Part of the s d Tract of Land with the Appur- 
tenances to the s d Samuel Sewall his Heirs & Assigns to his 
& their own proper Use and Uses in Manner & form afore 
specified against their Heirs & Assigns & every of them 



. Book XI, Fol. 236. 

shall warrant & forever Defend by these Presents In Wit- 
ness whereof the said Joseph Hoult hath hereunto set his 
hand & Seal this twenty fifth Day of July Anno Domini 
One thousand seven hundred & twenty five & in The 
eleventh Year of King Georges Reign — It is to be under- 
stood before Sealing that the abovenarnecl Joseph Hoult & 
his Heirs shall warrant all the above released Premisses from 
Caleb Boynton of s d York his Heirs & Assigns forever 
Signed Sealed & Delivered Joseph Hoult ( seal ) 

in y c Presence of us York ss/ July 27 th 1725. Joseph 
Nathaniel Whitney Hoult above named psonally ap- 
William Duning peared before me the Subscriber 

Jos : Moodey one of his Majesty's Justices of the 

Peace for the County of York & ac- 
knowledged the above & within written 
Instrument to be his free Act & Deed 

Samuel Came 
July 27 th 1725. Recorded According to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all people to whom these Presents shall come, Greet- 
sam"Sewaii m o* W nereas Joseph Hoult of York in the 
To County of York in y e Province of the Massachu^ 

setts Bay in New England Yeoman & Samuel 
Sewall of s d York Cordwainer, do now stand seized, in aqual 
Partnership of a certain Tract or Parcell of Land Situate 
lying and being in the Township of York ; on the South 
West Side of York River ; the Greater Part whereof was 
granted to Timothy Yeals formerly of s d York at a legal 
Town Meeting holden in s d York April 22 d 1686 And fifty 
Acres thereof being the Remainder of s d Tract was sould to 
said Yeales by William Hilton of s d York deceased ; and 
the whole purchased by s d Hoult & Sewall of Timotlry 
Yeales the Son of s d Timothy Yeales ; as by Instruments on 
Record may more at large appear. And whereas the said 
Hoult & Sewall have mutually agreed to divide the s d Tract 
of Land betwixt them — Therefore know ye that the s d 
Samuel Sewall for & in Consideration of a Deed of Quit 
Claim of like Tenour & aqual Date with these Presents, re- 
leasing to the s d Sewall the South East part of the s d Tract 
of Land delivered to y e s d Samuel Sewall before the Enseal- 
ing of these Presents hath remised released and forever 
Quit Claimed and by these for himself & his Heirs doth 



Book XI, Fol. 237. 

fully clearly and absolutely remise release and forever Quit 
Claim to the s (1 Joseph Hoult his Heirs and Assigns forever 
all such Right Estate Title Interest and Demand whatsoever, 
as the s d Samuel Sewall had or ought to have or hereafter 
may can might or ought to have unto all & every Part & 
Parcell of the above mentioned Tract of Land, which lieth 
on the North West or upper Side of the Line hereafter 
mentioned viz Beginning at a Small Pine Tree standing on 
the Bank of s d York River at a Stony or Gravelly Point, at 
the Entrance of a Lane between the Lands now improved b}' 
s d Hoult and Sewall and running up on a strait Course till 
we come to a small Pine Stump about three Poles South 
East from the Door of the said Joseph Hoults House where 
he now dwelleth and from thence West & by South about 
thirty Six poles to a white Oak Stump marked on four Sides 
and from thence on a South West Line to Kittery bounds 
to a small black ash Tree marked on four Sides I H SS 
& with the date of the Year 1716 

To have & to hold the s d North West Part of the s d Tract 
of Land with all the Priviledges appurtenances & Commod- 
ities to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining to 
the s d Joseph Hoult his Heirs & Assigns forever to the only 
use & behoofe of the s d Joseph Hoult his Heirs & Assigns 
for ever So that neither he the said Samuel Sewall nor his 
Heirs nor any pson for him or them or in his or their Names 
or in the Name Right or Stead of any of them shall or will 
by any way or Means hereafter have Claim Challenge or 
Demand any Estate Right Title or Interest of in or to the 
Premisses or any Part or Parcell thereof But from all & 
every Action [237] Right Estate Title Interest & Demand 
of in or to the Premisses or any Part or Parcell thereof 
they and every of them shall be utterly excluded & debarred 
forever by these Presents And also the s d Samuel Sewall & 
his Heirs the s d upper Part of said Tract of Land with the 
Appurtenances to the s d Joseph Hoult his Heirs & Assigns 
to his and their own proper use and Uses in Manner & form 
afore specified against their Heirs & Assigns & every of 
them & also against the Heirs & Assigns of Andrew Avarett 
formerly of s d York deceased to the value of fifteen pounds 
shall warrant & forever Defend In Witness whereof the s d 
Samuel Sewall hath hereunto set his hand & Seal this twenty 
fifth Day of July Anno Domini One thousand seven hun- 
dred & twenty five & In the Eleventh Year of King Georges 
Reign It is to be understood before Sealing that the several 
Courses from bound mark to bound mark above mentioned 



Book XI, Fol. 237. 

are to run on a strait Line from the one to the other what- 
ever variations may happen in Different Compasses 
Signed Sealed & Delivered Sam 11 Sevvall ( seal ) 

in the Presence of us York ss/ July 27 th 1725 

Nathaniel Whitney Samuel Sewall above named 

William Duning psonally appeared before me 

Jos : Moodey the Subscriber one of his Maj- 

esty's Justices of the Peace for s d 
County and acknowledged the above 
& within Instrument to be his free 
Act and Deed Samuel Came 

July 27 th 1725 Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



At a legal Town Meeting of the Proprietors Freeholders 
& other Inhabitants of the Town of Arundel alias 
° e Cape Porpus held on November y e 18 th 1719 
Then given & granted unto Nicholas Barttoe fifty Acres of 
Land any where that may be convenient on the Town Com- 
mons to be laid out (no ways infringing on any former 
Grant) to him & his Heirs forever 

P James Mussey Town Clerk 
A true copy taken out of the new book of Records tor the 
Town of Arundel & therewith compared word for word this 
1 Day of December Anno Domini 1719 

Attest James Mussey Town Clerk 
October 5. 1720. Then laid out for Nicholas Barttoe fifty 
Acres of Land according to Grant on the North East Side 
the bounds begins as followeth to begin at the Sea Wall at a 

Note between [a] & Ma P le Tree S0 ™™mg North West to Iim- 

f gre Av t] nid e f° ri d inal tentn Score Rods to a — great white Pine 
marked four Sides & with N. B. Then to 



begin at the afores d Maple Tree by the Sea 
& Bounded by the Sea thirty six Rods to a 
w'o5i ft delacl ] d is a Stake & stones which is the bounds be- 
tween the Widow Cole & the afores d Bart- 
toe then to run North West Ninetenth score Rods even with 

his Bounds Measured & bounded by me 

James Tyler Survey er for 
the Town of Arundel 
Entered in Arundel Town Book february y e 6 th 1720/21 

p Thomas Perkins Town Clerk 
August 11 th 1725 — The above Grant Recorded from y e 
attested Copy & the Return from the Original Examin d 

by Jos: Moodey Reg r 



Book XI, Fol. 237. 

To all Christian People to whom these Presents shall 
Jacob Curtis come Jacob Curtis of York in the County of York 
To in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New 

England Housewright sendeth greeting Know y e 
that I the s d Jacob Curtis for & in Consideration of the Sum 
of two hundred & thirty pounds currant Money of New 
England to me in hand paid well and truly before the En- 
sealing hereof by Joseph Weare of s d York Yeoman the 
Receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge & my self there- 
with fully satisfied and contented And thereof and of every 
Part & Parcell thereof do exonerate acquit & discharge the 
s d Joseph Weare his Heirs Execut rs & Admin rs for ever by 
these Presents Have given ©ranted bargained sold aliened 
enfeoffed conveyed & confirmed and by these Presents Do 
give grant bargain sell aliene enfeoffs convey and confirm 
unto the s d Joseph Weare his Heirs and Assigns for ever 
One certain Messuage or Tract of Land which I bought of 
Rouland Young & Job Young of s d York as by a Deed under 
their Hands & Seals bearing Date the twenty first Day of 
March Anno Domini One thousand seven hundred & twenty 
four & is butted and bounded as followeth viz At the South 
West End bounded on a Creek commonly known by the 
Name of the Meeting House Creek bounding on s d Creek 
forty Rods in Breadth bounding on the Land of M r John 
Woodbridge on the North west side And the Widow Sarah 
Black on the South East Side and runs from s d Meeting 
house Creek North East on two Strait Lines forty Rods in 
Breadth to the Country Road containing in the whole about 
Seventeen or Eighteen Acres be the same more or less to- 
gether with the dwelling house now standing y r on and all 
the Priviledges Appurtenances & Commodities to the same 
belonging or in any wise Appertaining To have & to hold 
the s d granted and bargained Premisses with their Appurte- 
nances to him the s d Joseph Weare his Heirs & Assigns for- 
ever to his & their own proper use Benefit and Behoofe 
forever And I the s d Jacob Curtis for me my Heirs Execut rs 
& Admin rs do Covenant promise and grant to & with the s d 
Joseph Weare his Heirs & Assigns that before the Enseal- 
ing hereof I am the true sole and lawful owner of the above 
bargained Premisses and am lawfully seized & possessed of 
the same in mine own proper Right as a good Perfect & ab- 
solute Estate of Inheritance in Fee simple And have in my 
self good Right full power and lawful Authority to grant 
bargain sell convey & confirm s d bargained Premisses in 
Manner as aboves d And that the s d Joseph Weare his Heirs 
& Assigns shall and may from time to time and at all Times 
forever hereafter by force & vertue of these Presents law- 



Book XI, Fol. 238. 

fully quietly and peaceably have hold use occupy possess and 
enjoy the s d granted and bargained Premisses with the Ap- 
purtenances free and clear and freely and clearly acquitted 
exonerated and discharged of from all and all manner of 
former and other Gifts Grant Bargains Sales Leases Mort- 
agages Wills Intails Joyntures Dowries Judgments Execu- 
tions Incumbrances & Extents Furthermore I the s d Jacob 
Curtis for my self my Heirs Execut rs Administ 18 do Covenant 
& Engage the above demised Premisses to him the s d Joseph 
Weare his Heirs & Assigns against the lawful Claims & 
Demands of any Person or Persons whatsoever forever 
hereafter to [238] Warrant secure and defend In Witness 
whereof I the said Jacob Curtis have hereunto set my hand 
& Seal this first Day of September Anno Domini One thou- 
sand seven hundred & twenty five And in the twelfth Year 
of his Majesties Reign Jacob Curtis ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & delivered It is to be understood before 
in the Presence of us Signing that the Hay and Corn 

Nicholas Sewall now standing on the Land above 

Philip Adams mentioned is to remain to the Use 

Jos : Moodey of y e s d Jacob Curtis 

York sc/ SeptemlV the 1 st 1725. Then Jacob Curtis above- 
named psonally appeared before me the Subscriber one of 
his Majesties Justices of the Peace for s d County and ac- 
knowledged this Instrument to be his Act and Deed 

Sam 11 Came 
Septemb r 1 st 1725. Recorded according to the Original 

by Jos : Moodey Reg 1 ' 



This Indenture made the twenty first Day of November 
Jn° ciark Anno Domini One thousand Seven hundred & 
& twenty three Annoqr R 1 R is Georgii Mag Brittan- 

nia &c Decimo Between John Clark of Boston in 
the County of Suffolk and Province of the Massachusetts 
Bay in New England Esqr on the One part and Jonathan 
Waldo of Boston afores d Shopkeeper of the other Part 
Whereas John Leverett Elisha Cooke & Nathanael Hubbard 
Esq rs Hannah Davis & Rebecca Lloyd Widows Nathanael 
Byfield Esq r & Sarah his wife John Bradford & Spencer 
Phipps Esq rs have declared admitted & allowed the y e s d 
John Clark to be one of their Associates & Assigns to 
have a Share with them of and in a Certain Tract of Land 
Situate lying and being in the Eastern Parts of New Eng- 
land Containing by Estimation Ten Leagues fron a certain 
Place commonly called and known by the Name of Muscongus 



Book XI, Fol. 238. 

into the Main Land & ten Leagues on the Sea Coasts with all 
the Islands within the Space of three Miles of the s d Lands 
or any of them as fully described in the Patent or Grant 
from the Council of Plymouth in the County of Devon 
within the Realm of England for the Planting Ruling order- 
ins: and Governing of New England in America bearing 
Date the thirteenth Day of March in the fifth Year of King 
Charles the first Annoqr Dom 1629 with the Common Seal 
of the s d Council thereunto Appending & signed R War- 
wick wherein the s d Tract of Land is granted to John Beau- 
champ of London Gent" and Thomas Leverett of Boston in 
the County of Lincoln Gentleman and to their Heirs Asso- 
ciates & Assigns And Whereas the s d John Leverett and 
others in & by their Agreement for settling & Peopling the 
s d Tract of Land and for several other good Causes & con- 
siderations Conditions & Agreements to be made done & 
performed on the Part and Behalf of their several Assignees 
& Associates have granted to them & to their several & re- 
spective Heirs & Assigns forever an aqual Right with the 
Ten Proprietors & Owners in y e s d Tract of Land & Islands 
The whole (after the several Grants which shall be made to 
encourage Persons to settle within the s d Tract are sub- 
ducted) to be divided into Thirty Equal Parts & no more 
whereof the s d John Clark one of the Assignees & Associ- 
ates as afores d hath One thirtieth Part of the s d Tract of 
Land & Islands assigned unto him to be holden by him his 
Heirs & Assignes forever as by the s d Agreement Indented 
bearing Date the fifteenth Day of August 1719 Relation 
thereto being had may appeare Now this Indenture Wit- 
nesseth That the s d John Clark for the Consideration & Con- 
ditions herein after named to be done and performed by the 
s d Jonathan Waldo Hath and by these Presents Doth make 
over & assigne unto the s d Jonathan Waldo One full Moiety 
or half Part of One Thirtieth Part of the s d Tract of Land 
and Islands granted as before unto the s d John Clark with 
One half part of all the Profits Priviledges & Advantages 
whatsoever belonging to the Premisses Provided that in 
Case the s d Associates or Partners shall for avoiding Con- 
tests & Disputes in Law agree to Admit another Partner 
and thereby increase the Number of the Shares Then the 
said Jonathan Waldo is to abate in Proportion or to have 
but half so much as shall fall to the s d Clarks share To have 
& to hold One half Part of One Thirtieth Part of the s d 
Tract of Land & Premisses as afores d with the Appurte- 
nances unto the s d Jonathan Waldo his Heirs & Assigns To 
his & their onely proper Use & Behoofe for ever Provided 
always & upon Condition Nevertheless that if the s d Jona- 



Book XI, Fol. 238. 

than Waldo his Heirs Execut rs Admin™ or Assigns shall & 
do in all things well and truly observe pforme fulfill & keep 
the several Covenants Articles and Agreements mentioned 
to be done and pformed by and on the Part and Behalf of 
the s d John Clark Equally with M r Benjamin Ellery to whom 
the s d John Clark hath assigned his other half of one Thir- 
tieth Part of the s d Land & Premisses And shall also bear and 
pay the one half of all the Charges which the s d John Clark 
from the Day of the Date hereof is & shall be obliged fur- 
ther to pay for or towards the settling of the s d Tract of 
Land according to the Ten our of the s d Agreement & also 
assigne & make over unto the s d John Clark his Heirs Ex- 
ecut ls & Admini 1 " 8 to his & their only Proper use Benefit & 
behoofe forever The full Quantity of five hundred Acres of 
Land immediately upon the first Divisions of Land made by 
the said Associates ot the Tract of Land aforementioned To 
the true Performance of the Proviso & Condition last above 
mentioned the s d Jonathan Waldo doth hereby bind and 
oblige himself his Heirs Execut rs and Admini rs to the s d John 
Clark his Heirs Exec rs & Admin rs in the Sum of five hundred 
pounds Currant Money of New England In Witness whereof 
The Parties to these Present Indentures have hereunto In- 
terchangeably set their hands & Seals the Day & Year first 
within written John Clark ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Suffolk sc/ Boston June 24 th 
in the Presence of us 1724 John Clark Esq 1 ' Person- 

Edward Winslow ally appearing acknowledged the 

Stephen Minot afore written Instrument to be his 

Jos : Marion free Act & Deed 

Before Me Daniel Oliver J. Pac s 
Septemb 1 ' the 2 d 1725. Recorded according to the Original 
Examin d by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



This Indenture made the twenty fifth Day of March Anno 
jn° Parker Domini One thousand seven hundred & twenty 
& five Annoqr R l R is Georgii Mag Britannia &c Un- 

decimo Between John Parker of Boston in the 
County of Suffolk & Province of the Massachusetts Bay in 
New England Shipwright on the One Part & Jonathan 
Waldo of Boston afores d Shopkeeper of the other Part Wit- 
nesseth that the s d John Parker for & in Consideration of 
the Sum of twenty seven pounds & Ten shillings in Good & 
lawful publick Bills of Credit on the Province afores d to him 
in hand at & before the Ensealing & Delivery hereof well & 
truly paid by the said Jonathan Waldo the Receipt whereof 



Book XI, Fol. 239. 

the s d John Parker Doth hereby acknowledge & thereof doth 
acquit & Discharge the s d Jonathan Waldo his [239 J Execut rs 
Admini' 8 & Assigns for ever b}' these Presents Hath Given 
granted bargained Sold released enfeoffed conve}'ed & con- 
firmed & by these Presents Doth fully & freely Give grant 
bargain sell release EnfeofFe Convey &■ Confirm unto the said 
Jonathan Waldo his Heirs & Assigns forever All his s d 
Parkers Right of & in One full thiixf Part of all That Tract 
of Land lying upon an Island called Raskoeheggan within 
the County of York & bounded as followeth off a little River 
that comes in Right against Sagadehock Rocks out of the Sea 
& that River runneth up unto the Head N. b. E. unto a 
round Rocky Hill & there is two Creeks the one runneth 
Northerly & the other North West Then from that Hill or 
Brow unto an other rockey point there are two Trees marked 
That is North West And there are two small Creeks that 
part the one goeth to the Northward & the other to the 
S. W. then from that rockey point unto the Head of Cape 
Swage is West & be South And from the Head of Cape 
Swage unto Cannoa Cove it is West half South & from Can- 
noa Cove S. b. W. to the Seaw r ard by an Island called Long 
Island And from the Mouth of that back River round by the 
Seaside unto the afores d Little River y l comes in out of the 
Sea right against Sagadehock Rocks as is above Specified 
Together with the Rights Members Profits priviledges & 
Appurtenan 8 whatsoever to One Third part of the said Tract 
of Land belonging or in any wise appertaining with the Rev- 
ercon & Remainders of the same To have & to hold All & 
every the said granted and bargained premisses with the 
Rights Members & Appurtenances thereof unto the said 
Jonathan Waldo his Heirs & Assigns To his & their only 
proper use Benefit & Behoofe forever And the said John 
Parker Doth avouch himself at the Time of the Ensealing & un- 
til the Delivery hereof to be the true sole and lawful Owner 
of the afore granted and bargained premisses & that he stands 
lawfully seized thereof in his own proper Right of a Good 

Estate in Fee & hath in himself full power good 

Right & lawful Authority to grant sell & convey the same 
in Manner as afores d free & clear & fully & clearly acquitted 
and discharged of and from all & all Manner of former & 
other Gifts Grants bargains Sales Leases Mortgages Wills 
Entails Dowers Titles Troubles Charges & Incumbrances 
whatsoever And the s d John Parker for himself his Heirs 
Execut rs & Admin rs Doth hereby Covenant promise grant 
and agree from Time to time & at all times hereafter to 
warrant & defend all & every the said granted and bargained 
Premisses with the Appurtenances unto the s d Jonathan 



Book XI, Fol. 239. 

Waldo his Heirs & Assigns forever against the lawful Claims 
& Demands of all & every Person & persons whomsoever 
Provided always a»d upon Condition Nevertheless that if the 
s d John Parker his Heirs Elxecutors or Admini rs shall and 
do well and truly pay or cause to be paid unto the said Jon- 
athan Waldo his Execut 18 Admini rs or Assigns the full and 
just Sum of twenty seven pounds & Ten shillings in good 
and Lawful publick Bills of Credit on the Province afores d 
with lawful Interest for the same on or before the twenty- 
fifth Day of March next ensuing which will be in the Year 
of Our Lord One thousand Seven hundred & Twenty Six 
without Fraud Coven or farther Delay Then this Present 
Deed of Mortgage & every Grant Clause & Article therein 
Contained to cease Determine be void and of none Effect but 
in Default of the said Payments or any or either of them to 
abide and remain in full force Power and Vertue In Witness 
whereof the s d John Parker & Sarah his Wife In Testimony 
of her free Consent to this bargain & Sale & full Relinquish- 
ment & Quit Claim of all her Right of Dower & Thirds of 
and in the s d Granted Premisses have hereunto set their 
hands & Seals the Day & Year first within written 
Signed Sealed & Delivered John Parker ( seal ) 

in y e Presence of us Sarah Parker ( seal ) 

Joshua Wetherell Received on the Day of the Date 

Jos : Marion within written of M r Jonathan 

Waldo the Sum of twenty seven 
pounds & ten shillings being the full 
Consideration within Expressed 

p John Parker 
Suffolk sc Boston July 31 st 1725 The within named John 
& Sarah Parker psonally appearing acknowledged the with- 
in written Instrument to be their free Act & Deed 

Before Me Tim Clark J. Pac s 
Septemb r 2 d 1725 — Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all people to whom these Presents shall come Greet- 
»■ Famam m & ^ now y e tnat ^ Ralph Famam of York in the 
To County of York in the Province of the Massachu- 
setts Bay in New England Cordwainer for and in 
Consideration of the full Sum of fifty pounds in Bills of 
Credit to me in hand w T ell & truly paid b}' Andrew Grover of 
s d York Husbandman the Receipt whereof I do hereby ac- 
knowledge & thereof and of every Part & parcell thereof do 
exonerate acquit & forever discharge the s d Andrew Grover 



Book XI, Fol. 239. 

his Heirs & Assigns by these Presents have given granted 
bargained sold aliened conveyed & confirmed & by these 
Presents do fully freely & absolutely give grant bargain sell 
aliene convey & confirm unto the said Andrew Grover his 
Heirs & Assigns forever a certain Tract or Parcell of Land 
containing by Estimation Ten Acres be the same more or 
less situate lying & being in the Township of York on the 
South West Side of York River above the old Mill Creek & 
is butted & bounded as followeth — Beginning at the North 
East Corner of a Piece of Land containing Nine Acres which 
s d Ralph Farnan lately sold to his Brother Daniel Farnam 
as may appear by a Deed of Sale on Record bearing Date 
July the fourth one Thousand seven hundred & twenty four 
& from thence running Eastwardly bounding on the eleven 
Acre Lott of Land which the said Grover bought of said 
Ralph Farnam unto the Main River & from thence bounding 
on s d River unto the old Mill Creek & from thence by s d 
Creek excluding the Salt Marsh unto the aboves d Nine Acre 
Lott of s d Daniel Farnam [& by s d Lott to the Place began 
at] To have & to hold the s d granted and bargained Prem- 
isses with all the Appurtenances Priviledges & Commodities 
to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining to him 
the s d Andrew Grover his Heirs & Assigns for ever To his 
& their only proper use Benefit & Behoofe for ever And I 
the s d Ralph Farnam for me My Heirs Execut rs & Admini rs 
Do Covenant promise & grant to and with the s d Andrew 
Grover his Heirs & Assigns That before the Ensealing 
hereof I am the true sole & lawful owner of the above bar- 
gained Premisses & am lawfully seized & possessed of the 
same in mine own proper Right as a good perfect & abso- 
lute Estate of Inheritance in Fee simple & have in my self 
good Right full power & lawful Authority to grant bargain 
sell convey & confirm s d bargained Premisses in manner 
afores d And that the said Andrew Grover his Heirs & As- 
signs shall & may from Time to Time & at all Times forever 
here after by force and vertue of these Presents lawfully 
peaceably & quietly have hold use occupy possess & enjoy 
the said demised & bargained premisses with all their Ap- 
purtenances free & clear & freely and freely and clearly 
acquitted exonerated and discharged of from all former or 
other Gifts Grants Bargains Sales Leases Mortgages Wills 
Entails Joyntures Dowries Judgments Executions Incum- 
brances & Extents Furthermore I the said Ralph Farnam 
for my self my Heirs Execu rs Admini rs do Covenant & En- 
gage the above demised Premisses to him the s d Andrew 
Grover his Heirs & Assigns against the lawful Claims or 
Demands of any Person or Persons whatsoever hereafter to 



Book XI, Fol. 240. 

warrant secure & Defend — And Elisabeth the wife of me 
[240] The s d Ralph Farman doth by these Presents freely 
willing give yield up and surrender all her Right of Dowry 
& power of Thirds of in & unto the above demised Prem- 
isses unto him the said Andrew Grover his Heirs & assigns — 
In Witness whereof the said Ralph Farnam & Elisabeth his 
wife have hereunto set their Hands & Seals this twenty first 
Day of December in the Eleventh Year of King Georges 
Reign Annoque Domini One thousand seven hundred & 
twenty four The word [Beginning] between 

Signed Sealed & Delivered the 17 th & 18 th Lines & the 
in the Presence of us words [And by s d Lott to the 

h yj place began at] between the 

gneS "^££ 26th & 27 ' h Lines were inter ~ 

her lined before Signing 

Susanna -^Ridlen Ralph Farnam (seal ) 

mark her 

Joseph Main Elisabeth^ Farnam ( sea, ) 

mark 

York sc/ March 9 th 1724/5 Ralph Farnam appeared be- 
fore Me the Subscriber one of his Majesties Justices of the 
Peace for y e s d Count}' and acknowledged the within written 
Instrument to be his free Act & Deed Sam 11 Came 

Septemb r 10 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos Moode}' Reg r 



* Articles of Agreement & Partition Indented made & con- 
Eiiz- Johnson eluded on this Tenth Day of September in the 
To Year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred 

" c v & twenty five &in the twelfth Year of the Reign 

of our Sovereign Lord George of Great Britain France & 
Ireland King between Sarah Black Widow & Administrate 
to the Estate of Daniel Black late of York in the County of 
York in the Province of the Massachusetts in New England 
Weaver deceased on the one Part And Elisabeth Johnson 
Widow & Administr x to the Estate of Samuel Johnson late 
of said York Yeoman deceased on the other Part Whereas 
the s d Daniel Black and Samuel Johnson died seized in their 
own proper Right in Equal Partnership of a certain Tract of 
Land formerly granted to Philip Adams ot York the Father 
of the said Elizabeth Johnson & Sarah Black Situate & lying 
in the Township of York on the North East Side of a Brook 
commonly called the Little River & butted & bounded as 
followeth viz Six score & fourteen Rods up North West 



Book XI, Fol. 240. 

from an Hemlock Tree and three score & six Rods broad 
North East & by North at the lower End to a red Oak 
marked four square & at the head bounded by Abraham 
Prebles bounds late of York Esqr deceased or however other- 
wise the same is butted or bounded or reputed to be bounded 
Containing in the whole forty & six Acres by Estimation be 
the same more or less — And whereas the said Land has 
remained hitherto undivided as to any legal Division of the 
same & the said parties having agreed to divide the same 

Now therefore it is mutually granted covenanted & agreed 
by the said Parties to these Presents & the s d Parties do by 
these Presents in the Capacity afores d Covenant Grant & 
agree in Manner following viz That the said Elisabeth John- 
son Administratrix as afores d shall have hold possess & en- 
joy the lower or South East Part of the said forty six Acres 
of Land be the same more or less The dividing Line betwixt 
the lower & the uper Part beginning at a Red Birch Tree 
standing by said Little River & runs from thence North 
East half a Point North to a Beech Tree marked on four 
Sides being the Same Line that was formerly run through 
said Tract of Land by Cap 1 Preble & Cap 1 Bane -r- To "be 
holden by the s d Elisabeth Johnson in the Capacity afores d & 
the Heirs ot the s d Samuel Johnson & their Assigns forever 
with warranty for the same against all Persons whatsoever 

And that the said Sarah Black Administratrix as afores d 
shall have hold possess & enjoy the upper or North West 
Part of the said Tract of Land the dividing Line being as 
aboves d To be holden by the s d Sarah Black in the Capacity 
aforesaid & To the Heirs of the said Daniel Black & their 
Assigns for ever with Warranty for the same against all 
Persons whatsoever — In witness whereof the Parties to 
these Presents have hereunto Interchangebly set their Hands 
& Seals the Day & Year first above written 
Signed Sealed *« 

& Delivered **,. , ,, fX 7 T , *-..., 

in the Presence Elisabeth WJ/ Johnson Adminis- ( seal ) 

of us O 

his mark 

Andrew a G rover York sc Septem 1 10 th 1725. This 
mark Day the above named Elisabeth 

Joseph Wight Johnson Administratrix to the Estate 

Jos : Moodey of Samuel Johnson late of York de- 

ceased psonally appeared & acknowl- 
edged this Instrument to be her free 
AcU& Deed 

before Sam 11 Came Jus Pacis 
September 10 th 1725. Recorded according to -the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey RQg r 

Book xi. 49 



Book XI, Fol. 240. 

Articles of* Agreement & Partition Indented made & con- 
sarah Black eluded on this Tenth Day of September in 

to the Year of our Lord One thousand seven 

hundred and twenty five & in the twelfth 
Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George of Great 
Brittain France & Ireland King between Sarah Black Widow 
& Administratrix to the Estate of Daniel Black late of York 
in the County of York in the Province of the Massachusetts 
Bay in New England Weaver deceased on the one Part And 
Elisabeth Johnson widow & Administratrix to the Estate of 
Samuel Johnson late of s d York Yeoman deceased on the 
other Part — Whereas the said Daniel Black & Samuel 
Johnson died seized in their own proper Right in aqual 
Partnership of a certain Tract of Land formerly granted to 
Philip Adams of York the Father of the said Elisabeth 
Johnson & Sarah Black Situate & lying in the Township of 
York on the North East side of a Brook commonly called 
the Little River and Butted and bounded as followeth viz 
Six score and fourteen Rods up North West from an hem- 
lock Tree And three score & six Rods broad North East & 
by North at y e lower End to a Red Oak marked four Square, 
And at the head bounded by Abraham Prebles Bounds late 
of York Esqr deceased or however otherwise the same is 
butted or bounded or reputed to be bounded containing in 
the whole forty & six Acres by Estimation be the same 
more or less. And whereas the s d Land has remained hith- 
erto undivided as to any legal Division of the same & the 
said Parties having agreed to divide the same Now there- 
fore it is mutually granted covenanted and agreed by the s d 
Parties to these Presents & the s d Parties do by these Pres- 
ents in the Capacity afores d covenant grant & agree in Man- 
ner following viz That the said Elisabeth Johnson Adminis- 
tratrix as afores d shall have hold possess and enjoy the 
Lower or South East Part of s d forty Six Acres of Land be 
the same more or less The dividing Line betwixt the Lower 
& Upper Part Beginning a Red Birch Tree standing by the 
s d Little River & runs from thence North East half a Point 
North to a Beech Tree marked on four sides being the same 
Line that was formerly run through s d Tract of Land by 
Capt 1 Preble & Cap 1 Bane To be holden by the s d Elisabeth 
Johnson in the Capacity afores d & the Heirs of the said 
Samuel Johnson & their Assigns for ever with warrant}' for 
the same against all Persons whatsoever — And that the s d 
Sarah Black Administratrix as afores d shall have hold pos- 
sess and enjoy the Upper or North West Part of s d Tract 
of Land the dividing Line being as aboves d To be holden 






Book XI, Fol. 241. 

by the s d Sarah Black in the Capacity afores d & to the Heirs 
of the s d Daniel Black & their Assigns forever with war- 
ranty for the same against all Persons whatsoever — In 
Witness whereof the Parties to these Presents have here- 
unto Interchangeably set their Hands & Seals the Day & 
Year first above written Sarah Black Administ x ( seal ) 
Signed Sealed & delivered York sc/ Sept r 10. 1725. This 
in Presence of us Day the above named Sarah 

. , 51 s ~ Black Administratrix to the Es- 

J^k tate of Daniel Black late of Yoi>k 

Joseph Wight deceased acknowledged this Instru- 

Jos : Moodey ment before written te be her free Act 

& Deed 

Before Samuel Came Jus : Pacis 
Sept r 10 th 1725 Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amin d by Jos : Moodey Reg 1 * 



[241] Know all Men by these Presents y l I Nicholas 
Nic'Shapiigh Shapleigh of Kittery in the County of York & 
To Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New Eng- 

i iry j a ^ Yeoman am holden & firmly bound unto 
Withers Berry of the same Kittery afores d Yeoman in the 
Sum of One hundred pounds currant Money of the s d Prov- 
ince to be paid unto the s d Withers Berry or his certain 
Attorney Execut" Adminis 1 * 8 or Assigns to the which Pay- 
ment well and truly to be made I bind my self my Heirs 
Execu rs & Admin rs firmly by these Presents Sealed with my 
Seal dated the sixth Day of Septemb r Anno Domini One 
thousand seven hundred & twenty five Annoque Regni Re- 
gis Georgii Magna Britannia &c Duodecimo 

The Condition of this Obligation is such that if the above 
bounden Nicholas Shapleigh his Heirs Execut rs & Admin rs & 
every of them do & shall for his & their Parts & Behalfs 
stand to obey abide observe in & by all things well and 
truly perform the Award Arbitrament Determination final 
End & Judgment of Ebenezer More Joseph Hamond Jun r 
Thomas Cutt William Fry & Zebulun Trickey of Kittery in 
the County afores d or any three of them Arbitra- 
tors in & indifferently chosen elected & named as well by 
the s d Nicholas Shapleigh as on the Part & behalf of the s d 
Withers Berry to Award Arbitrate Order Judge Determine 
& final End to make of for upon or concerning all & all 
Manner of Actions Suits Strifes Trespasses Differences 
Quarreles Controversies Judgments Extents or any other 



Book XI, Fol. 241. 

Matter thing or Demand whatsoever had made risen or de- 
pending relating to the Title of the Moiety or half Part of 
a Saw mill standing on Spruce Creek in the Township of 
Kittery aforesaid Together with the Spot of Land said Mill 
standeth on according as the same is set forth & described 
in the writ on which there was a Trial between the said 
Shapleigh & Berry at the Superiour Court of Judicature 
holden at York for the County a fores' 1 on the twelfth Day 

of May last Past Provided always the s d Award Ar- 

bitrem 4 Order Determination final End & Judgment of the 
s d Arbitrators for & upon the Premisses be made and given 
up in Writing Indented under their Hands & Seals ready to 
be delivered up to the within mentioned Parties on or before 
the twentieth Dny of Septemb r Instant Then this Obligation 
to be void & of none Effect or else to stand & remain in 
full force Strength & vertue to all Intents Constructions & 
Purposes of the Law whatsoever 

Signed Sealed & delivered Nicholas Shapleigh ( seal) 

in the Presence of York sc/ Sept r 27 th ' 1725. This 

Jos : Hamond Day the within named Jos Ham- 

Nathan Bartlet ond Esqr personally appeared be- 

fore me the Subscriber & made Oath 
that he saw the within named Nicho- 
las Shapleigh Sign Seal & Deliver the 
within written Instrument as his Act & 
Deed & that Nathan Bartlet signed with 
him as witnesses 

Cor m Will m Pepperrell Jun r J. peace 
York sc/ Sept r 27 th 1725. This Day the within named 
Nathan Bartlet personally appeared before me the Subscriber 
& made Oath that he saw the within named Nicholas Shap- 
leigh Signe Seal & deliver the within written Instrument as 
his Act & Deed & that Jos : Hamond Esq r signed with him 
as witnesses Cor m W m Pepperrell Jun 1 ' Jus. peace 

Septf 29 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Whereas We the Subscribers being chosen & appointed 
■ si a lei h Arbitrators Indifferently by Nicholas Shapleigh 
& of Kittery in the County of York within his 

with" Beny ]\f a j es tjes Province of the Massachusetts Bay in 
New England Yeoman & Withers Berry of the same Town 
County & Province afores d Yeoman relating to s d Shapleighs 
Claim to the Moiety or half Part of a Saw Mill at Spruce 



Book XI, Fol. 241. 



Creek & on the East Side thereof in the Town of Kittery 
afores d & the Moiety or half Part of the Piece of Land s d 
Mill stands on as by certain Bonds interchangeably signed 
by said Shapleigh and Berry bearing Date the sixth Day of 
September Anno Domini One Thousand seven hundred and 
twenty five We accordingly met & their Titles & Claims be- 
ing laid before us we have maturely considered & duely 
weighed all Circumstances relating to the same We do 

award as followeth viz 1 st That the Moiety of the 

Mill & Land above said with the Priviled^es & Advantages 
thereunto belonging be quietly possessed and enjoyed by the 
said Berry his Heirs Execut rs Admini rs and Assigns forever 

2 dIy That the said Nicholas Shapleigh give a quit Claim 

to the said Berry of the Mill & Land aboves d at or before 

the last Day of January next ensuimr the Date hereof 

3 dly That the said Withers Berry pay unto the said Shapleigh 
one half the Charge recovered against the s d Berry at the 
Superiour Court of Judicature holden at York for the County 

aforesaid on the twelfth Day of May last past 4 thIy 

That the Charge of this Arbitration be aqually born by the 
said Nicholas Shapleigh & the s d Withers Berry - - - 5 tl,ly 
That the Arbitration Bonds and this Award be forthwith 

recorded & the Charge thereof be born by s (l Berry 

Given under our hands & Seals this 20 th Day of September 
Anno Domini 1725 Jos : Hamond jun r ( seal ) 

Thomas Cutt ( seal ) 

Eben: Moor ( seal) 

York Septemb r 29 th 1725 Recorded according to the Orig- 
inal Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all people to whom these Present shall come greeting 
Tho.- Perkins c ^ c K now >' e That I Thomas Perkins of Arundel 
jamesMusse * n ^ ie County of York &c Yeoman for & in 
Consideration of the Sum of twenty five pounds 
Money to me in hand well & truly paid by James Mussey 
of the Town & County afores d the Receipt whereof I do 
acknowledge and my self therewith fully satisfied & con- 
tented and thereof & of every Part & parcell thereof do ex- 
onerate acquit & discharge the said James Mussey his Heirs 
Execut rs AdmimV" for ever by these Presents Have given 
Granted bargained sold aliened Convey & Confirmed & by 
these Presents do freely fully & absolutely give grant bar- 
gain sell convey & confirm unto him the said James Mussey 



Book XI, Fol. 242. 

his Heirs Execut™ Adminis™ & Assigns forever a Tract or 
Land in Arundel afores d Containing fifty Acres which was a 
Grant to the s d Perkins by the Town of Arundel November 
y e 18. 1718 Laid out by the Lottlayers & bounded as fol- 
loweth viz Beginning at a white Pine Tree at the Foot of the 
Uper Salt Water falls & marked four sides and with the 
Letters I. H & T. P. Then on a north East Point from the 
afores d Pine Tree which stands by Kenebunk River Then 
One hundred & forty Poles to the Bend of the Middle River 
joyning to the River until it comes to the s d James Musseys 
lower Corner Bounds to two white Pine Trees standing close 
together marked with T P Then bounded by Cap' John 
Downings to Kenebunk River to a Beech Tree marked 4 Sides 
& with I. D. & T. P. Then down the River forty Poles to 
the afores d Pine Tree To have & to hold the said Granted & 
bargained Premisses with all the Appurtenances & Privi- 
ledges to the same belonging or in any ways appertaining 
To him the said James Mussey his Heirs & Assigns forever 
To his and their only proper Use Benefit & Behalf for ever 
And I the s d Thomas Perkins for me my Heirs Execut rs 
Adminis rs do Covenant Promise Grant to & with the said 
James Mussey his Heirs & Assigns that before the Ensealing 
hereof I am the true sole & lawful Owner of the above bar- 
gained Premisses And that he the said James Mussey his 
Heirs & Assigns shall & may from time to Time & at all 
Times for ever hereafter by force of these Presents Lawfully 
peaceably have hold use occupy possess & enjoy the said 
bargained Premisses [242] With Appurtenances free & clear 
from all other Gifts Grants Bargains or Sales whatsoever 
Furthermore I the said Thomas Perkins for me my Heirs 
Execu rs Administrators do Covenant and engage the above 
demised Premisses to him the said James Mussey his Heirs 
Execut rs & Assigns against the lawful Claims of any Person 
or Persons whatsoever to warrant secure & defend In Wit- 
ness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & Seal this second 
Day of March in the Year of our Lord One thousand seven 
hundred & twenty three Thomas Perkins ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered York sc/ Arundel in s d County 
in presence of DecemlV 19 th 1723 Then Thomas 

Francis Beger Perkins Personally appeared be- 

Jesse Town fore me & acknowledged the with- 

in vvriten Instrument to be his free 
Act & Deed 
Before Me Joseph Hill J. Peace 
Sept r 13 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Book XI, Fol. 242. 

To all people to whom these Presents shall come Greet- 
ing* Deering in g Know Ye that 1 Roger Deering of Ports- 
j s T c°if mouth in the Province of New Hampshire in 
New England Shipwright for & in Consideration 
of the Sum of Thirty pounds of good Currant Money in 
New England to me in hand paid before the Ensealing & 
Delivery of these Presents by Joseph Calf of Boston in the 
County of Suffolk in the Province of the Massachusetts 
Bay in New England Tanner The Receipt whereof I do 
hereby acknowledge & my self fully satisfied & paid And 
thereof & of every Part & Parcel thereof do exonerate ac- 
quit & fully discharge the s d Joseph Calf his Heirs Execut™ 
& Adminis" for ever by these Presents Have given granted 
bargained sold aliened and confirmed & by these Presents 
do fully freely & absolutely give Grant bargain sell aliene 
& confirm unto him the said Joseph Calf his Heirs & As- 
signs forever The Moiety or the one half Part of a certain 
Tract or Parcel of Land & Marsh which I purchased & 
bought of M r John Hinks of New Castle in the Province of 
New Hampshire afores d in New England situate lying and 
being in the Township of Scarborough at the Place called 
None such Containing One Thousand Acres more or less as 
by one Deed or Instrument in writing given by the said 
John Hinks bearing Date the 12 th Day of November Anno 
Domini 1718 may more at large appear Reference thereunto 
being had the said Land & Marsh to be equally divided both 
as to quantity & quality together with all the Profits & 
Priviledges & other Commodities which shall appertain unto 
the half Part of y e said Land and marsh when divided Ex- 
cepting only out of the Thousand Acres afores d a Parcel of 
Upland of One hundred Acres & Acres of Marsh Land 

sold to John Sampson & Nine Acres of Marsh sold to 
Robert Jordan To have & to hold the s d Granted & bar- 
gained Premisses with the Appurtenances Previledges & 
Commodities to the same belonging or in any wise apper- 
taining to Him the said Joseph Calf his Heirs & Assigns 
forever And to the proper Use Benefit & Behoofe of y e 
said Calf his Heirs & Assigns forever Excepting only 
what is before Excepted And I the said Roger Deering 
for me my Heirs Executors <& Administrators do Cove- 
nant Promise <& Grant to and with the said Joseph Calf 
his Heirs Execut" Adminis rs & Assigns & to & with every 
of them that before the Ensealing & delivery hereof I 
am the Lawful Owner of the above bargained Premisses 
& am lawfully seized & possessed of the same in mine 
own proper Right & have in my self full power & lawful 



Book XI, Fol. 242. 

Authority to sell & convey the said Bargained Premisses 
in Manner as aboves cl And that the said Joseph Calf his 
Heirs & assigns shall & may from Time to Time & at all 
Times forever hereafter by force & vertue of these Presents 
Lawfully & peaceably have hold use Possess <&, enjoy the 
said Premisses with the Appurtenances free & clear & freely 
& clearly acquitted & exonerated from all & all Manner of 
former Bargains Sales Mortgages Leases or other Incum- 
brances whatsoever Furthermore I the said Roger Deerinff 
for my self my Heirs Execut rs & Adminis rs Do Ingage the 
above demised Premisses to him the said Joseph Calf his 
Heirs & Assigns against the lawful Claims & Demands of 
any Person or Persons whatsoever to warrant & defend And 
Elisabeth Deering the wife of me the said Roger Deering 
doth by These Presents freely yield up & Surrender all her 
right of Dowry and power of Thirds of in & unto the above 
demised Premisses unto him the said Joseph Calf his Heirs 
& Assigns In Witness whereof We have hereunto set our 
hands & Seals this twenty fourth Day of August Anno 
Domini One thousand seven hundred twenty & five Annoqr 
Regni Regis Georgii Magna Britannia &c Duodecimo 
Signed Sealed & delivered The words [Half part of the] 
in the Presence of between the sixteenth & sev- 

Nich Dixon enteenth Lines were inserted be- 

John Newmarch Jun r fore Signing 

Roger Dearing ( seal ) 

( seal J 

Portsm August 24 th 1725. Roger Dearing psonally ap- 
peared before me the Subscriber this Day & acknowledged 
the above Instrument to be his voluntary Act & Deed 

Sam 11 Penhallow Jus : pac s 

Septemb r 13 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg 1 ' 

To all people to whom these Presents shall come John 
jno woodbridge Woodbridge of York in the County of York & 
To Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New 

England Joyner (& Elisabeth his wife) for & 
in Consideration of the Sum of One hundred Pounds in Good 
& lawful Publick Bills of Credit to them in Hand paid by 
James Starrat Jun r of York in the same County & Province 
aforesaid Weaver have given granted bargained sold & by 
these Presents for themselves their Heirs Execut rs & Admin- 
istrators do give grant bargain sell aliene enfeoff Convey and 
confirm unto the said James Starrat Jun* his Heirs & As- 
signs forever all that Tract or Parcel of Upland lying and 
being in York afores 11 near to York River containing Thirty 



Book XI, Fol. 243. 

Acres <fe is butted and bounded as folio weth viz Be- 
* ^ 1^ ginning from the South Side of Goose Cove Running" 



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CD 

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South West by the Land of Daniel Dill formerly of 
York deceased forty eight Poles to a Beech Tree 
marked on four Sides And thence North West 
Eighty Nine poles & and an half to a Beech Stump at 
the Bounds of the Land formerly in the Possession 
| »| of Abraham Parker and thence by said Parkers 
f | p Bounds to abovesaid River & by George Nortons 
* 1 5 Bounds to the Place first above mentioned which 
fc «*" Land doth lie next adjoyning unto a certain Tract 
§ 1^ or Parcel 1 of Upland which was on the 22 l1 Day of 
Igs-jf September 1680 given and granted by the Select 
£|3~ M en f the Town of York unto y e s d George Norton 
| co" | deceased for the more Convenient fencing in his 
c^B^I Marsh or however otherwise bounded or reputed to 
^|p|| ne bounded as by tbe.Surveyers Return thereof on 
?.«t~a Record in York afores d Reference being thereunto 
|g| € had Also all that Tract or Parcell of Salt Marsh & 
*§^ g Thatch Ground situate on the South West Side of 
£pg | York River aforesaid which was formerly the Estate 
*8" $ °f tn e said George Norton deceased containing Eight 
or Ten Acres more or less Bounded as follows be- 
ginning at a certain Point called Gravelly Point on the North 
West Side & Running round a Certain Cove known by the 
Name of Goose Cove to a gravelly Point near the Land of 
Daniel Dill deceased containing all the Marsh & Thatch 
Ground in said Goose Cove being bounded North Eastward 
by said York River To have & To hold all the before 
Granted and bargained Premisses with all and singular the 
Profits Priviledges and Appurtenances thereunto belonging 
or in any wise appertaining unto him the said James Starrat 
his Heirs & Assigns forever to his & their own proper Use 
Benefit and Behoofe forevermore And the said John Wood- 
bridge & Elisabeth his wife do hereby avouch themselves to 
be the proper Owners of the above granted & bargained 
premisses & have in themselves good Right full Power & 
lawful Authority to dispose of the same as afores d & that the 
said John Woodbridge & Elisabeth his wife & their Heirs 
&c a unto him the said James Starrat [243] His Heirs & 
Assigns shall and will from Time to Time & at all Times for 
ever hereafter warrant & defend the Title & possession 
thereof against all Persons claiming the same or any Part 
thereof In Witness whereof the said John Woodbridge & 
Eliz a his wife have hereunto set their hands & seals this 
Eleventh Day of March Anno Domini One thousand seven 



Book XI, Fol. 243. 

hundred and twenty four five Annoque Regni Regis Geogii 
Magna Britannia &c Undecimo - the words [& Elisa- 
beth his wife] between the first & second Line And the word 
[was] between the fourteenth & fifteenth Line was inter- 
lined before Signing & sealing — also the words [Nine & an 
half] between the tenth & eleventh Lines 
Signed Sealed & Delivered John Woodbridg ( seal ) 
in presence of us m ^ rk 
Mary Hunking Elisabeth —/—Wood bridge ( seal ) 
Abigail Hamond £ 
Jos : Hamond York sc/ Sept r 27 th 1725. John Wood- 
Diamond Sargent bridge above named psonally appearing 
acknowledged the aboue Instrument in 
writing to be his voluntary Act & Deed 
Cor m Jos : Hamond J. Pac s 
Sept r 29 th 1725 Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all people to whom these Presents shall come Greet- 
Nath» Femaid ^ D £ Know ye that I Nathaniel Fernald of Kit- 
To hiss<m tery in the County of York & Province of the 
Massachusetts Bay in New England Yeoman for 
& in Consideration of the Parental affection which I have & 
do bear towards my welbeloved Son Tobias Fernald of the 
same Kittery afores d Have given granted aliened con- 
veyed & confirmed & by these Presents Do freely fully & 
absolutely Give grant aliene convey & confirm unto him the 
said Tobias Fernald his Heirs & Assigns forever all that 
my certain Tract Piece or Parcell of Land containing six 
Acres be it more or less Situate & being in the Township of 
Kittery aforesaid butted and bounded as followeth viz On the 
East by the high way or Countrv Road leading to Woodmans 
Ferry North by Thomas Coles Land West by the Cove 
known by the name of the great Cove & South by the Land 
of M r John Adams Excepting & reserving to my self and 
my Heirs forever the Liberty of a Convenient way from the 
Country Road to the water side on that Side next M r 
Adams's Land To have & To hold the said granted & de- 
mised premisses with all & singular y e Appurtenances Priv- 
iledges & Comodities to the same belonging or in any wise 
appertaining to him the said Tobias Fernald his Heirs & 
Assigns for ever To his & their own proper Use Benefit & 

Behoofe Forevermore Always provided that if the 

said Tobias Fernald should incline to make Sale of the 



Book XI, Fol. 243. 

Premisses he shall give the Refusal thereof to some other 
of my Children they paying as much for it as he can have 
of any other Person And I the said Nathaniel Fernald for 
me my Heirs Ex rs & Adm" do Covenant Promise & Grant 
to and with the said Tobias Fernald his Heirs & Assigns 
that before the Ensealing hereof I am the sole and lawful 
Owner of the above Given and granted Premisses & have 
good Right full Power & lawful Authority to give and con- 
firm the same as aforesaid And further I the said Nathaniel 
Fernald my Heirs Ex rs & Adm rs 'unto him the said Tobias 
Fernald his Heirs & Assigns the above given & granted 
Premisses & every Part thereof shall & will warrant secure 
& defend Against all psons claiming the same from by or 
under me them or any of them In Witness whereof I the 
said Nathaniel Fernald have hereunto set my hand & Seal 
this twenty second Day of March Anno Domini One thou- 
sand Seven hundred & twenty four, five — Anno R 1 R is 
Georgii Magna Britannia &c undecimo 
Signed Sealed & Delivered Nathaneal Ferneld ( seal ) 

In presence of us York Sc March 31 st 1725 

Joseph Hamond Jun r Nathaniel Fernald above- 

Joseph Weeks named psonally appearing Ac- 

knowledged the above Instru- 
ment in writing to be his Act & 
Deed 

Coram Jos : Hamond J : Pac s 
Octob r 2 d 1725. Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all people to whom these Presents shall come Greeting 
shubaii Gorham Know ye that I Shobal Gorham Jun r of the 
Nath/°naid Town & County of Barnstable & Province of 
the Massachusetts Bay in New England Gen 1 
for an in Consideration of the Sum of twenty and two 
Pounds Currant Money of said Province to me in hand paid 
by Nath : Fernald of Kittery in the County of York in New 
England the Receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge & 
my self therewith fully satisfied contented and paid Have 
given granted bargained sold & by these Presents Do give 
grant bargain & sell unto him the sa:'d Nathaniel Fernald & 
to his Heirs & Assigns forever all that my three Acres of 
Land lying & being in the Township of Kittery & County of 
York aforesaid w ch Land formery belonged to Thomas Cole 
of said Kittery and is bounded as folio weth on the South 






Book XI, Fol. 244. 



West Side of the Land of the said Nathaniel Fernald in the 
Town of Kittery the Land of Samuel Spinney on the North 
Easterly side Spinneys Creek on the North West Side & the 
said Coles at the oppo-side to the Creek & Covering the 
whole Breadth of said Coles Land back from said Creek until 
Three Acres is made fully up or be the same however other- 
wise butted or bounded To have & to hold all the before 
herein granted Premisses with the Appurtenances unto the 
said Nath 1 Fernald his Heirs Execu rs Admin rs & Assigns 
forever to his & their own proper use Benefit and Behoof 
forevermore And I the said Shobal Gorham for my self my 
Heirs Execut rs And Admin rs do Covenant Promise & Grant 
to and with the said Nath 11 Fernald his Heirs & Assigns for- 
ever that before and until the Ensealing hereof I am the true 
& lawful Owner & Possessor of the before granted Premisses 
with the Appurtenances & have in my self Good Right full 
Power & lawful Authority to give Grant bargain & sell as 
afores d & that the same is and shall be free & clear & freely 
& clearly acquitted & discharged from all former & other 
Gifts Grants bargains &c whatsoever And I the said Shobal 
Gorham for my self Heirs Execut rs & Admin" do hereby 
Covenant Promise & Grant the before Granted Premisses 
with the Appur ccs unto him the said Nathan 1 Fernald his 
Heirs & Assigns forever to warrant secure & defend against 
the lawful Claims & Demands of any Person or Persons 
whatsoever In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand 
& Seal the fourth Day of Septemb r in the twelfth Year of his 
Majesties Reign Annoqr Domini 1725 
Signed Sealed & DD Shuball Gorham ( seal) 

In presence of us Barnstable Sc/ On the Day & Year 
Jn° Thatcher above written the above named Shobal 

Anna Vassal Gorham appeared & acknowledged the 

above written to be his Act & Deed 
Before Me Peter Thacher Ju : peace 
Octob r 2 d 1725. Recorded according the Original Exam- 
ined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Know All Men by these Presents that I Edward Chapman 
Bd W d chapman of Kittery in the County of York & Province 
ToiusFath' f the Massachusetts Bay in New England 

• Husbandman am holden & stand firmly bound 
& obliged unto my Hon d Father Nathan 1 Chapman of the 
same Kittery afores d His Heirs Exe ls or AduP in the Sum 
of [244] Five hundred pounds Curra* Money of New Eng- 
land Payable on Demand for the true Performance whereof I 



Book XI, Fol. 244. 

do hereby bind & oblige my self my Heirs Executors & Ad- 
mi 1 * firmly by these Presents Sealed with my Seal Dated the 
first Day of July Anno Domini One Thousand seven hun- 
dred & twenty five Annoq R [ R is Georgii Magna Britannia 
&c Undecimo 

The Condition of this Obligation is such that whereas the 
abovenamed Nathaniel Chapman by One certain Instrument 
under his Hand & Seal bearing Even Date with these Pres- 
ents hath given & granted unto the said Edward Chapman & 
his Heirs &c a Three Tracts or Pieces of Land in Kittery 
aforesaid Containing twenty Eight Acres & an half together 
with His Stock & Implements of Husbandry as p the said 
Instrument is set forth & Expressed If the said Edward 
Chapman during the Life of the said Nathaniel Chapman & 
Mary his now Wife shall Suffer them & each of them to use 
& improve the said Land & Premisses as they might have 
done before the making the above recited Instrument And 
that he the said Edward Chapman shall not improve any 
Part of the same without their Leave or Order. Then this 
Present Obligation to be void & of none Effect or Else to 
abide & remain in Full Force Strength & Vertue 
Signed Sealed & Delivered Edward Chapman ( seal ) 

in presence of us York sc/ July 1 st 1725 Edward 

Jos : Hamond Chapman above named psonally 

Hannah Hamond appearing acknowledged y e above 

Geo : Hamond Instrum* in Writing to be his vol- 

untary Act & Deed 

Coram Jos : Hamond J Pac s 
Octob r 5. 1725. Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



A Covenant & Agreement made & concluded upon this 
John ) Eighth Day of June in the Year of our Lord 

George i Butland O ne thousand seven hundred & five between 
John Butland & George Butland brother to s d 
John Butland both of the Town of Wells in the County of 
York in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New Eng- 
land Sons of John Butland of the aboves d Town of Wells 
deceased 

Concerning the Division of a certain Tract of Land & 
Meadow to us left by our Hon rd Father John Butland de- 
ceased & not by him divided to each his Part. We the 
aboves d John Butland & George Butland have to our own 
satisfaction & Content bargained Covenanted & divided s d 
Land as followeth. (1) John Butland is to have his first 



Book XI, Fol. 244. 

Part of said Land beginning at the High Way or Road 
which goes over the Hill commonly called Break Neck Hill 
& so to run the whole breadth of the Land from s d high way 
or Road upward fifty & five Poles or Rod & also the said 
John Butland is to have the Point of Land below the High- 
way at s d Break-Neck-Hill George Butland begins for his 
Part of Land where John Butlands fifty & five Poles ends 
& to have the whole breadth of the s d Land & to run up- 
wards fifty & five Poles & to have as much Land there added 
to s d fifty five Poles as contains the Point below the High 
Way in s d John Butlands first Division And all the waste 
Land that lies upward from s d George Butland Division we 
have divided by a Line through the s d Land in the middle 
to the Head or Extent of s d Land & John Butland has the 
South West Side & George Butland the North East Side - 
- (2) The Division of the Marsh is as followeth John But- 
land is to have for his Part that Parcell of Marsh joyning 
to the Point of Land above mentioned below the Highway 
which contains five Acres — And also at the Island com- 
monly called Butland Island four Acres of Marsh more, And 
George Butland hath for his Part of Marsh that Tract or 
Parcell of Marsh at the Rigde below Sam 11 Storers Island 
And what that Parcell of Marsh falls short of s d John But- 
lands Division then s d John Butland is to make it good out 
of that four Acres of Marsh at the aboves d Island which 
Island we have also divided John Butland hath the South 

West End next Jona Hamonds Island And George Butland 
hath the North East End next the Harbour the dividing 
Line in the Middle The Meadow at Mary- 
Land John Butland his half at the Lower End next the Saw- 
Mill & George Butland hath his half Part at the Upper 
End — We do promise & engage each to other that if either 
of us be disposed to sell his Part the other shall have the 
first Profer of said Land if he will purchase it — We do 
further by these Presents declare that it is our desire & Will 
that in Case either of us the s d John Butland or George 
Butland Depart this Life without Issue That Then the whole 
Inheritance Land & Marsh with all the Appurtenances shall 
fall & be to the Survivor whether it John Butland or George 
Butland & to his Heirs forever And for the real & true Per- 
formance of every Part and Article hereof we the above- 
named John Butland & George Butland have subscribed our 
Names & set to our Seals the Day & Year above written 
In Presence of John Butland ( seal ) 

William Chandler George—J Butland ( seal ) 

Jon»Hamond /^ V ' 

his Mark 



Book XI, Fol. 244. 

York se Wells Sepf 28 th 1725. John Butland & George 
Butland abovenamed both personally appeared before me 
the Subscriber one of his Maj tys Justices of the Peace for 
said County & freely acknowledged the above written In- 
strument to be their Act & Deed John Wheelwright 

Octob r 6. 1725. Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come Greet- 
™„™ n ^wi«- in £ Know ye that I MsCry Brandon of York in 

Mary Bragdon & •* . ? cs 

to her son the County oi York withm the Province or the 

<y ] Massachusetts Bay in New England Widow & 

Relickt of Samuel Bragdon deceased for & in Consideration 
of that Love & Parental Affection which I have & do bear 
unto my wel beloved Son Joseph Bragdon of York afores d 
Yeoman have remised released & for ever Quit claimed & 
by these Presents for me my Heirs do remise release & for- 
ever quit claim unto the said Joseph Bragdon his Heirs & As- 
signs for ever all such Estate Right Title Interest Property 
Claim or Demand whatsoever as I the s d Mary Bragdon had 
or ought to have unto all the Lands Houses Barns Gardens 
Orchards or any other Real Estate whatsoever with personal 
Estate & House hold Goods whatsoever as well not men- 
tioned as mentioned all & every thing of my Goods & Chat- 
tells excepting reserved unto my self One Bed & Bolster & 
one Coverlett which I onely reserve to be at my own Dis- 
posal while I live & at my Death to be given to whom I 
shall see fit which was given unto my said Son by my Hus- 
band Samuel Bragdon late of York deceased in & by his last 
Will & Testament as by said Will Reference being thereunto 
had may fully appear together with the Reversions & Re- 
mainders thereof and all the Priviledges Profits & Commod- 
ities to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining to 
the said Estate with what there is now to me belonging all 
& every thing only the Bedding afores d Excepted to have & 
to hold to the said Joseph Bragdon his Heirs & Assigns to 
his & their own proper Use Benefit & Behoofe forever the 
above mentioned Premisses with all the Appurtenances from 
hence forth & forever without any manner of Condition 
whatsoever but my Maintenance during my Life upon the 
Estate to be performed by the said Joseph Bragdon his 
Heirs or Assigns In Testimony whereof the said Mary Brag- 
don hath hereunto set her Hand & Seal this sixth Day of 
Octob r Anno Domini One thousand seven hundred & twenty 



Book XI, Fol. 245. 

five And in the twelfth Year of his Majesty's Reign George 

of England France & Ireland " *?* ' 

[245] Signed Sealed & Delivered Mary %j Bragdon ( sci ) 

■ In presence of us York t/ -This Dav the 

John Booker abovenamed Mary Brag- 

Diamond Sargent ^on psonally acknowledged 

this Instrument to be her 
free Act & Deed 
before Me Joseph Hill J. Peace 
York Octob r the 8. 1725. 
Octob r 6. 1725. Recorded according to the Original & 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all Christian people to whom this Deed of Sale shall 

Ben- Green come & appear Benjamin Green of Barwick in 

To the County of York in New England Yeoman 

sr. o gs im gen( j Q ree |i n g Now Know ye that I the afores d 

Benjamin Green for divers Causes & good Considerations 
me thereunto moving & more especially for & in Considera- 
tion of the Sum of fifty pounds in good & passable Money 
of New England to me in Hand well & truly paid by Israel 
Hodgsdun of Dover in the Province of New Hampshire in 
New England afores d Carpenter before the Sealing & Deliv- 
ery of these Presents the Receipt thereof I do acknowledge 
& my self therewith to be fully satisfied contented & paid & 
of every Part & Peny thereof do exonerate acquit & for ever 
Discharge the afores d Israel Hodgsdun him his Heirs Exec- 
utors Admin™ & Assigns forever by these Presents have 
given granted bargained and sould & by these Presents do 
fully freely and clearly give grant bargain sell enfeoff aliene 
assign assure convey deliver & confirm unto the afores d 
Israel Hodgsdun his Heirs Exec rs Admin rs and Assigns for- 
ever one Messuage or Tract of Land containing by Estima- 
tion four score & two Acres more or less situated in Barwick 
in the County of York in New England lying & being on the 
East Side of Salmon Fall River bounded as followeth that is 
to say South West & by South on the Commons & a Lott 
laid out to John Read & the Lands of Moses Goodwin on the 
South East & by East on Timothy Wentworths Land & 
North East & by North on Present Comons And North 
West & by West on Moses Westers Land & is one hundred 
thirty four Pole in Length North West & by West & on the 
other Part Ninety three Poles North East & by North or 



Book XI, Fol. 245. 

howsoever the same is now hutted & hounded or reputed to 
be butted and hounded Together with all & Singular Houses 
Out Houses Buildings Barns Stables Yards Gardens Edifices 
Fences Ways Easements Comons Comonages Comon of 
Pasture And all other the Priviledges & Appurtenances 
whatsoever to the said Tract of Land belonging or in any 
ways appertaining or reputed taken or known to be Part 
Parcell or Member thereof or any Part thereof And all the 
Estate Right Title Use Possession Trust Property Claim & 
Demand whatsoever of Me the said Benjamin Green of in & 
to the afores d Premisses or any part thereof & all the Rever- 
sion or Reversions Remainder & Remainders Rents Issues & 
Profits of the afores cl Premisses or any Part thereof & all the 
Deeds Writings & Evidences concerning the afores d Prem- 
isses or any Part thereof To have & to hold the afores d Tract 
of Land & Premisses hereby granted with the Appurtenances 
unto the afores d Israel Hodgsdun & to his Heirs Execut rs 
Admin rs & Assigns forevermore And I the afores d Benjamin 
Green do Covenant & Promise agree & Grant to and with 
the afores d Israel Hodgsdun his Heirs Exec rs Admin™ & As- 
signs that at the Time of the Sealing and Delivery of these 
Presents I am lawfully seized of & in all & singular the 
Premisses afores d hereby granted of a good absolute inde- 
feizable Estate & Inheritance in Fee simple and good Right 
full Power & lawful Authority to grant bargain sell aliene 
enfeoff release convey and confirm the the same to the said 
Israel Hodgsdun & to his Heirs & Successors forever And 
that the s d Israel Hodgsdun his Heirs Exec rs Admin™ & As- 
signs shall and lawfully may from Time to Time & at all 
Times hereafter have hold occupy possess and enjoy the 
above granted Tract of Land & Premisses and every Part 
and parcell thereof with the Appurtenances belong to each 
and every of them and that free & clear & freely & clearly 
Exonerated Acquitted and discharged of and from all former 
& other Gifts Grants Bargains Sales Leases Wills Intails 
Judgments Executions Power of Thirds & all other Incum- 
brances es & Extents of what Nature and Kind soever where- 
by the said Israel Hodgsdun Himself his Heirs Execut™ 
Admin™ or Assigns shall or may at any Time hereafter any 
ways be molested in or ejected out of the bargained Prem- 
isses or Part or Parcell thereof by any Person or Persons 
whatsoever and further I the afores d Benjamin Green do 
Covenant promise bind & oblige my self my Heirs Executors 

321 
& Administrators firmly by these Presents the afore bargained 

Lands & Premisses and every Part & parcell thereof with 

the Appurtenances unto the afores d Israel Hodgsdon & to his 

Book xi. 50 



Book XI, Fol. 245. 

Heirs Execut rs Administ rs and and assigns to warrant make 
good maintain & forever defend by these Presents — In 
Confirmation thereof I have hereunto set my Hand & Seal 
this seventeenth Day of April in the fourth Year of the Reign 
of our Sovereign Lord George of Great Britain France & 
Ireland King Defender of the Faith &c and in the Year of 
our Lord God One thousand seven hundred & Eighteen 
Anno Dom : 1718 Benjamin Green ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered he * 

in the Presence of us Christian X] Green ( seal ) 

Sam" Plaisted /J 

William fitsumones Y ork sc/ Berwick April : 19. 

1718 Benjamin Green & Chris- 
tian his Wife psonally appearing 
before me the Subscriber acknowl- 
edged the within written Instru- 
ment to be their Act & Deed 

Sam 11 Plaisted J. Peace 
Received on the Day of the Date within 
written of the within nam d Israel 
Hogsdon the Sum of forty six pounds 
in Currant Bills of Credit in full of a 
Purchase of Land for which I had 
fivety pounds I say received 

p Me Benjamin Green 
Octob r 21. 1725. Recorded according to the Original by 

Examined Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all Persons to whom these Presents shall come I Israel 
isr-Hodgsdnn Hodgsdun do send greeting Know ye that I the 
to his son said Israel Hodgsdun of Dover within his Mai- 
esty's Province of New Hampshire in New 
England Carpenter for and in Consideration of Love & 
Good- will & Affection w ch I have and do bear towards my 
loving Son Moses Hodgsdun of Berwick in the County of 
York within his Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts 
Bay in New England Yeoman have given & granted & by 
these Presents do freely clearly and absolutely Give & Grant 
unto the said Moses Hodgsdun his Heirs Exec rs Admin 18 & As- 
signs forever one Messuage or Tract of Land containing by 
Estimation four score & two Acres situate lying and being 
within the Township of Barwick purchased of Benjamin 
Green of said Town of Barwick as by a Deed of Sale under 
the Hand of the said Benjamin Green and Christian Green 



Book XI, Fol. 24(3. 

his Wife butted and bounded as by said Deed will more 
fully appear with all & singular the Buildings Edifices 

2 1 

Houses & Barn with all other the Eights Priviledges & 
Commodities to the same belonging or in any ways apper- 
taining contained in the s d Deed of Sale from the s d Benja- 
min Green To have and to hold all the said Eighty two 
Acres be the same more or less with all the Rights Privi- 
ledges & Commodities to the same belonging or in any ways 
appertaining to him the s d Moses Hodgsdun his Heirs & As- 
signs forever I the abovesaid Israel Hodgsdun giving f ^he 
aboves d [246] Eighty two Acres to my said Son Moses 
Hodgsdun as aboves d in full for his Portion he the said 
Moses never more to make any Claim or Demand of any 
more Part or share of my Estate at my Decease In Wit- 
ness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this 
Eleventh Day of March in the Tenth Year of the Reign of 
our sovereign Lord King George over Great Britain &c and 
in the Year of our Lord God One thousand seven hundred 
& twenty three, four h i s 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Israel-^Hodgsdun ( seal ) 
In presence of us Mark 

her 

Esther \J] Weymouth 

JUark 

Richard Rookes 

Nef/Halnpshire \ Dover 19 " Mai ' ch 1723 A 
Ensign Israel Hodsdon came & 
acknowledged the foregoing In- 
strument to be his voluntary Act 
& Deed the Day & Year aboves d 
Before Me Rich d Waldron Jus. Peace 
Octob r 21. 1725. Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



This Indenture Made this eighteenth Day of December 
Frmaynes Anno Domini One thousand seven hundred & 
t„„ £° a twenty four in the eleventh Year of y e Reign of 

Jn« Woodman J _ _ ^ __. _ J B m 

our sovereign Lord George King of Great Brit- 
ain &c Between Francis Rayns of Yo^k in the County within 
his Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New 
England Shipwright on the one Part & John Woodman of 
the same Place Yeoman on the other Part Witnesseth that 



Book XI, Fol. 246. 

I the said Rayns for divers good Causes and Considerations 
me thereunto moving [as hereafter mentioned] I have given 
granted bargained sold conveyed and confirmed & by these 
Presents do fully freely and absolutely bargain sell convey 
& confirm unto him the said John Woodman his Heirs and 
Assigns forever one half Part of a Stream of water within 
the said Town of York being on the South West Side of said 
York River at the Head of a Cove known by the Name of 
Rogers Cove & also one half Part of a Saw-Mill that is 
erected and built on the said Stream together with all the 
Utensills Priviledges and Appurtenances belonging unto one 
half of s d Saw-Mill as also free Liberty of the Landing on 
both Sides of s d Stream to bring on Loggs & to carry off 
any Lumber from the s d Mill & also to pass and repass ac- 
cording to my Part in said Stream & Mill forever hereafter 
To have & to hold the said granted & bargained Premisses 
with all the Priviledges and Commodities to the same be- 
longing or in any wise appertaining: to him the said John 
Woodman his Heirs & Assigns forever, to his and their own 
proper Use Benefit and Behoofe forever And I the afores d 
Francis Raynes for me my Heirs Exe rs & Admin rs do Cov- 
enant & grant to & with the s d John Woodman his Heirs & 
Assigns that before the ensealing hereof I am the Sole and 
lawful Owner of the above bargained Premisses And am 
lawfully possessed of the same in my own proper Right as 
a good Perfect & absolute Estate of Inheritance in Fee sim- 
ple & have in my self good Right and lawful Authority to 
grant sell and convey said bargained Premisses as afores d 
And that the said John Woodman his Heirs and Assigns 
shall and may from Time to Time & at all Times forever 
hereafter by Force & Vertue of these Presents lawfully and 
quietly have hold use possess & enjoy the s d bargained Prem- 
isses with the Appurtenances free & clear & freely & clearly 
acquitted & discharged of and from all and all manner of 
former & other Gifts Grants Sales and Incumbrances what- 
soever : Furthermore I the said Francis Raynes for my self 
my Heirs Execut rs Admin rs do covenant & promise at & 
upon the reasonable request of the said John Woodman his 
Heirs &e to make do pform and execute any further or other 
lawful & reasonable Act or Acts Desire or Devices in the 
law needful or requisite for the more pfect Assurance set- 
tling and sure making and peaceable Enjoyment of the 
Premisses afores d Provided nevertheless and it is the true 
Intent & Meaning of both Parties within mentioned : Auy 
thing contained herein to the contrary notwithstanding Now 
in Consideration of the aforenamed John Woodman having 



Book XI, Fol. 246. 

paid me before the Signing &c hereof Eight pounds in cur- 
rant Money Bills & given unto each other a general and full 
Acquittance and Discharge of all Accompts Debts Dues & 
Demands whatsoever had with or upon each other from the 
Beginning of Time to this Day I the Signer here do there- 
with acknowledge my self satisfied & fully paid for all the 
afore said Premisses In Witness whereof I have hereunto 
set my Hand & Seal the Day Month & Year first above 
written ffrancis Raynes ( seal ) 

the words interlined [as here &c in York sc/ York Octo r 
the Margent done before Signing 14. 1725. Francis 
as also the four Outscratchings Raynes appeared before 
Was Signed Sealed & Delivered me the Subscriber & ac- 



In the Presence of us 


knowledged the above In- 


William Armiger 


strument to be his free Act 


Abner Perkins 


& Deed 


Elisha Kenney 


Sam 11 Came Jus. peace 


Joseph Sayword 




Octob r 22 d 1725. Recorded according to the Original Ex- 


amined 


by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People unto whom this Present Deed of Sale shall 
Benj- Haley come Benjamin Haley of Marble Head in the 

j° . County of Essex & Province of the Massachusetts 
Bay in New England Housewright sendeth Greet- 
ing Know ye that I the said Benjamin Haley for & in Con- 
sideration of the Sum of forty pounds in Mone} r to me in 
hand at and before the Ensealing and Delivery hereof well 
and truly paid by John Davis of Biddiford in the County of 
York & Province afores d Cordwainer the Receipt whereof I 
hereby acknowledge & thereof do acquit and discharge the 
said John Davis his Heirs Exec rs & admin fs and every of 
them forever by these Presents have given granted bargained 
sold released enfeoffed conveyed and confirmed & by these 
Presents do fully & absolutely give grant bargain sell release 
enfeoffe convey & confirm unto y e said John Davis his Heirs 
& Assigns forever a certain Tract or parcel 1 of Land con- 
taining forty Acres be it more or less consisting of Upland 
and Meadow situate lying and being in the Township of 
Biddiford afore said on the South West Side of Saco River 
bounded South East with some Land of Peter Henderson on 
which Side there is a Spring as the Bounds Northwest by 
the Land of Humphry Case there being between them a 
small Brook as the Bounds North East by Saco River & the 



Book XI, Fol. 247. 

Woods or Common Lands to the South West or however 
otherwise bounded or reputed to be bounded Together with 
all and singular the Rights Members Comodities Imunities 
Profits Priviledges Improvements & Appurtenances whatso- 
ever to the said granted Land & premisses belonging or in 
any wise appertaining (Saving and reserving out of the said 
Tract of Land the Land whereon the New Meeting house 
now stands and the Burying Place and the Ways thereto 
belonging with a Highway to the Ministerial Lott on the 
South East Side of said Land) with the Reversion & Re- 
mainders of the same To have and to hold the said granted 
Land & premisses with the Appurtenances thereof unto the 
s d John Davis his Heirs and Assigns (saving and reserving 
as afores d ) To his and their only proper Use Benefit and Be- 
hoofe forever And I the said Benjamin Haley do avouch my 
self at the Time of the Ensealing and until the Delivery 
hereof to be the true sole and lawful Owner of all the s d 
granted Land and Premisses having in my self full Power 
good Right and lawful Authority to grant sell and convey 
the same in manner as afores d free and clear and fully and 
clearly acquitted & discharged of and from all & all Manner 
of former & other Gifts Grants Bargains Sales Leases Mort- 
gages Wills Intails Dowers Titles Troubles Charges and 
Encumbrances whatsoever (Excepting a short Lease thereon 
and the Reservation afores d ) And I the said Benjamin Haley 
for my self my Heirs Execut 1 ' 8 & Admin rs do hereby cove- 
enant promise grant & agree from Time to Time & at all 
Times hereaftei to Warrant and defend all and every the 
said granted & bargained Premisses with the Appurtenances 
unto the said John Davis his Heirs & Assigns forever against 
the [247] Lawful Claims & Demands of all and every Person 
& Persons whomsoever (excepting as afore excepted) In 
Witness whereof I the said Benjamin Haley & Susanna my 
wife In Testimony of her free Consent to this Bargain & 
Sale and full Relinquishment and Quit claim of all her Right 
of Dower & Thirds of and in the said granted Premisses 
have hereunto set our Hands and Seals the twenty third 
Day of October Anno Domini One thousand seven hundred 
and twenty five Annoqr R 1 R is Georgii Mag Britannia &c 
Duodecimo Benj Haley ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered ( seal ) 

in the Presence of us Received on the Day of the Date 
Tho : Harwood above of M r John Davis the Sum 

Jos : Marion of forty pounds being the full Con- 

sideration within Expressed 

p Benj Haley 



Book XI, Fol. 247. 

Suffolk sc/ Boston Octob r 23. 1725. Benjamin Haley 
psonally appearing acknowledged the afore written Instru- 
ment to be their free Act & Deed 

Before Me Penn xownsend J. Pacis 

Novemb r 8. 1725. Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg 1 ' 



To all Christian People unto whom these Presents shall 
come I Benjamin Averell of Glocester in the 
Benj. Avereii p rov i nce f the Massachusetts Bay in New Eng- 
vi«te Pag r 265 land Mariner sendeth Greeting Know ye that I 
the said Benjamin Averell for and in Considera- 
tion of the Sum of thirty pounds in hand paid me by Jacob 
Curtice of York in the County of York Carpenter the Re- 
ceipt whereof I hereby give grant convey and confirm unto 
the said Jacob Curtice all that my Quarter Part of a certain 
Tract of Land lying and being in York near Cape Nuteck 
bounded Northerly upon John Spencers Land & Southerly 
upon Land of Eliakim Wardell & Easterly by the Sea & 
running Westerly to the former bounds as my Father 
Thomas Averell formerly purchased in s d Place containing 
One hundred & ten Acres be it more or less, To say all my 
Right Title Interest Claim or Demand in & to the said Par- 
cell of Lund in every Respect To have & to hold the said 
Messuage or Tenument & all Appurtenances thereto belong- 
ing unto the said Jacob Curtice his Heirs Exe rs & Assigns 
forever And I the said Benjamin Averell for my self my 
Heirs Executors or Assigns do covenant grant & agree with 
the said Jacob Curtice his Heirs & Assigns by these Pres- 
ents to warrant and defend the said bargained Premisses 
with their Appurtenances against me & my Heirs [or any 
other Person] unto him the said Jacob Curtice his Heirs & 
Assigns forever In Witness whereof I the said Benjamin 
Averell have hereunto set my Hand & Seal this second Day 
of November One thousand seven hundred & twenty five 
Signed Sealed & Delivered Benj a Averell / . \ 

in presence of us Mary Avrell ' sea * 

Phile m Warner Jun r Note that if there is a Common 

James Babson Right belonging to s d Tho s Aver- 

ells Estate the one Quarter is Jacob 
Curtices with the other Appurtenances 
Essex Sc/ Glocester Novemb r 3 d 1725. Benjamin Averell 
abovenamed psonally appearing acknowledged the foregoing 
Instrument to be his voluntary Act & Deed 

Cor m Me Epes Sargent Just Pacis 



Book XI, Fol. 247. 

Received on the Day of the Date within written of Jacob 
Curtice the Sum Thirty pounds being the full Consideration 
within expressed p Benj a Averell 

Novemb r 10 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all Chris : People to whom this Present Deed of Sale 
EbeLufkin sna ^ come Know ye that we Ebenezer Lufkin 
to & Sarah my now wife sendeth greeting Know ye 

that we the aboves d Ebenezer Lufkin & Sarah 
Lufkin my now wife both of Glocester in the County of 
Essex in New England Yeoman do by these Presents give 
grant bargain sell and set over unto Jacob Curtis of York in 
the County of York Carpenter all our Right Title & Inter- 
est that we the said Ebenezer & Sarah Lufkin have in a cer- 
tain Tract of Upland which was formerly our honoured 
Fathers M r Thomas Averill late of said York deceased to 
wit One Quarter Part of One hundred & ten Acres lying 
and situated in said York near Cape Natick being that 
which our honoured Father died seized of butted and 
bounded as followeth viz Northerly on John Spencers 
Land and Southerly on Eliakim Wardwell Easterly by the 
Sea and running thence Westerly to the Bounds on other 
Grants & Part on the Towns Common containing one hun- 
dred & Ten Acres more or less together with all the Rights 
Titles Priviledges & Appurtenances & Marsh or Swamp 
Land in the same belonging or appertaining thereunto 
within the Bounds afores d that is to say one quarter Part 
of the whole of s d Land together with one Quarter Part 
of a Common Right in Comon & undivided Land if any 
belongs thereunto on Consideration of the aboves d Jacob 
Curtis paying to us in hand the full and just Sum of twelve 
pounds in Bills of Credit y e Receipt w r of we y e said 
Ebenezer & Sarah Lufkin do acknowledge our selves there- 
withal fully satisfied contented and paid And 'mmediately 
acknowledge our selves to be y e true and rightful! Own- 
ers of the above bargained Premisses that is to say the 
one Quarter Part of the whole of said Land & have in our 
selves good Power and lawful Authority the same to sell 
and convey as is above expressed and that the said Jacob 
Curtis he & his Heirs Exec rs Admin rs & Assigns shall and 
may forever hereafter have hold occupy possess and enjoy 
the same all and every Parts & Part thereof as a good and 
indefeasible Estate of Inheritance in Fee Simple for ever 
and do by these Presents Warrant and defend the above 



Book XI, Fol. 248. 

bargained Premisses to him the said Jacob Curtis he his 
Heirs Exec™ Admin 1 * 8 & Assigns from any Claim or Interest 
in said Land by me or my Heirs Exec™ Admin" or Assigns 
forever hereafter — And in Witness whereof We the said 
Ebenezer & Sarah Lufkin have hereunto set our hands & 
Seals this fourth Day of November in the Year of our Lord 
One thousand seven hundred twenty five in the twelfth Year 
of his Majesty's Reign Ebenezer Lufkin ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered m <£ k 

in Presence of us Sarah C Lufkin ( seal ) 

Humphry Woodberry ^ 

Moses Bray M r Ebenezer Lufkin person- 

Thomas Brajr Jun r ally appeared before me the 

William Stevens Subscriber one of his Majesty's 

ra !i rk Justices of Peace of the County 

Anna ^T Stevens of Essex & acknowledged the 

her within written Instrument to be his 

voluntary Act & Deed 

Thomas Noyes 
Novemb 1 10 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come Know 
withers Berry y e that 1 Withers Berry of Kittery in the 
To County of York in New England Yeoman have 

for and in Consideration of the Sum of eight 
Pounds currant Money of afores d to me in hand well and 
truly paid by Humphrey Scammon jun r of Biddiford in the 
County afores d Mariner y e Receipt whereof to full Content 
& Satisfaction I do hereby acknowledge and my self thereof 
fully satisfied & paid have by these Presents given granted 
bargained & sold and do by these Presents fully freely & 
absolutely give grant bargain & sell unto him the said 
Humphrey Scammon his Heirs Execut rs Admin™ & Assigns 
forever Part of a Grant of Land granted by the Town of 
Kittery granted May l(> th 1694 to Nich [248] Tucker of 
Kittery afores d the whole Grant being twenty Acres & by y e 
s d Nicholas Tucker made over & sold to Samuel Hutchins as 
p Instrument in written under his Hand & Seal bearing Date 
the fourteenth Day of March 1712/13 And Ten Acres of 
the said Grant sold by the said Samuel Hutchins unto me 
the said Withers Berry as appears p an Instrument in 
written under the said Samuel Hutchins hand & Seal bear- 
ing Date y e 18 th Day of July 1719 Now the Part of s d 
Ten Acres which I make over & have sold to said Humphrey 



Book XI, Fol. 248. 

Scamiiion is four Acres To have & to hold y e said Part which 

is four Acres to him the said Humphrey Scammon his Heirs 

Exec rs Admin rs & Assigns for ever : Furthermore I the said 

Withers Berry before the Signing & Sealing hereof do 

avouch my self to be the true & proper Owner of the said 

Premisses and have in my self good Right full power and 

lawful Authority to sell and dispose of the Same & do by 

these Presents for my self Heirs Execut rs & Admin rs promise 

& enoaae to warrant secure and defend the Part of said 

Grant being four Acres to him the said Humphrey Scammon 

his Heirs Exec rs Admin rs & Assigns forever In Witness 

whereof I have hereunto set my hand & Seal this twelfth 

Day of Novemb 1 ' Anno Domini One thousand seven hundred 

& twenty five Withers Berry ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered York sc/ Nov r 12. 1725 This 

in Presence of Day the abovenamed Withers 

W m Pepperrell jun r Berry personally appeared be- 

Pel a Whittemore fore y e Subscriber One of his 

Majesty's Justices of the Peace for 

s d County & acknowledged the above 

to be his free Act & Deed 

Cor m W m Pepperrell Jun 1 
Novemb 1 ' 15. 1725. Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moody Reg r 



To all Christian People to whom these Presents shall come 
soi smith Greeting Know ye that I Solomon Smith of 
„ „ To , Biddiford in the County of York in the Province 

xStlt T3XDOX * 

of Main in New England for & in Consideration 
of the Sum of twelve pounds to me in hand before the En- 
sealing hereof well & truly paid by Nathaniel Tarbox of 
Biddiford in the County & Province abovesaid the Receipt 
whereof I do hereby acknowledge & my self therewith fully 
satisfied & contented & thereof & of every Part & Parcel 
thereof do exonerate acquit & discharge the said Nathaniel 
Tarbox his Heirs Execut rs Admin" forever by these Presents 
Have given granted bargained sold aliened conveyed & con- 
firmed & by these Presents do freely fully & absolutely give 
grant bargain sell aliene convej & confirm unto him the said 
Nathaniel Tarbox his Heirs & Assigns forever one Messuage 
or Tract of Land situate lying & being in the Town County 
& Province abovementioned containing by Estimation forty 
Acres be it more or less butted & bounded as followeth Viz 1 
At a black Oak at the South East Corner of a Lott laid out 
to William Dyer Then South forty Poles to a Red Oak Tree 



Book XI, Fol. 248. 

marked four Sides Then West One hundred & Sixty Poles, 
Then North forty Poles to the Western branch of Little 
River, to William Dyers South West Corner Then East one 
hundred & sixty Poles to the first Bounds a black Oak Tree 
To have & to hold the said granted & bargained Premisses 
with all the Appurtenances Priviledges & Commodities to 
the same belonging or in any wise appertaining to him the 
said Nathaniel Tarbox his Heirs & Assigns forever to his & 
their only proper Use Benefit & Behoofe forever And I the 
said Solomon Smith for me my Heirs Executors & Admin- 
istrators do Covenant promise & grant to & with the said 
Nathaniel Tarbox his Heirs & Assigns that before the En- 
sealing Hereof I am the true sole & lawful Owner of the 
above bargained Premisses & am lawfully seized & possessed 
of the same in mine own proper Right as a good perfect & 
absolute Estate of Inheritance in Fee Simple & have in my 
self good Right full power & lawful Authority to grant bar- 
gain sell convey & confirm said bargained Premisses in Man- 
ner as abovesaid & that the said Nathaniel Tarbox his Heirs 
& Assigns shall & may from Time to Time & at all Times 
forever hereafter, by Force & Vertue of these Presents law- 
fully peaceably & quietly have hold use occupy possess & en- 
joy the said demised & bargained Premisses with the Appur- 
tenances free & clear & freely & clearly exonerated acquitted 

2 1 

& discharged of, from all & all Manner of former or 
other Gifts Grants Bargains Sales Leases Mortgages Wills 
Intails Joyntures Dowries Judgments Executions Encum- 
brances & Extents. Furthermore I the s d Solomon Smith for 
my self my Heirs Executors & Admin r do covenant & engage 
the above demised Premisses to him the said Nathaniel 
Tarbox his Heirs & Assigns against the lawful Claims or 
Demands of any Person or Persons whatsoever forever here- 
after to warrant secure & defend And Susanna Smith the 
Wife of the said Solomon Smith doth by these Presents 
freely willing give Yield up & surrender all her Right & 
Dowry and Power of Thirds of in and unto the above de- 
mised Premisses unto him the said Nathaniel Tarbox his 
Heirs & Assigns In Witness whereof the said Solomon 
Smith & Susanna his Wife have hereunto set their hands & 
Seals this thirtieth Day of March Annoq r Domini One thou- 
sand seven hundred & twenty four & in the ninth Year of 
the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George, Dei gratia Magna 
Brittannia Francia & Hibernia Regis Defensoris Fidei &c 
Signed Signed & Delivered Solomon jjt Smiths ( seal ) 
in presence of us * gnum 

Sam 11 Hinckes _ /, n .. 

Sam 11 Dal ton Susanna \ Smiths ( seal ) 

Sigaum 



Book XI, Fol. 249. 

York sc/ Bideford Jan r * 29 th 1724/5 The 
within named Solomon Smith & Susanna 
his Wife psonally appeared before me the 
Subscriber one of his Majesties Justices of 
the Peace for s d County & acknowledged this 
Instrument or Deed of Sale to be their volun- 
tary Act & Deed John Wheelwright 
Novemb r 26 th 1725 Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come greeting 
&c Know ye that we Eli Demerit & my wife 
Hope J Demerlt Hope Demerit & I William Wormwood all of 
w» wormwood Dover in the Province of New Hampshire in 
•H^Sin New England Yeoman for and in Considera- 
tion of the Sum of Ten Pounds of passable 
Bills of Credit of New England to us in hand paid before 
the Ensealing hereof well and truly paid by Stephen Hard- 
ing of Arundel in the County of York in the Province of 
the Massachusetts Bay in New England Smith the Receipt 
whereof we do hereby acknowledge & our selves therewith 
fully satisfied and contented & of every Part & Parcell 
thereof do exonerate acquit and discharge the said Stephen 
Harding his Heirs Execut rs & Administrators forever by 
these Presents hath given granted bargained sold aliened 
conveyed & confirmed & by these Presents do freely fully 
& absolutely give grant bargain sell aliene convey & confirm 
unto him the said Stephen Harding his Heirs & Assigns 
forever all our Right & Title to a certain Tract of Land & 
Marsh formerly the Right & Inheritance of our Uncle John 
Renolds deceased situate lying & being in the Town of 
Arundel in the County & Province aboves d [249] Butted 
and bounded Southerly by the Sea Westerly by Kenebunk 
River & so running up by Kenebunk River to the first Falls & 
so running square of till our Rights shall be ended To have 
& to hold said granted and bargained Premisses with all the 
Appurtenances Priviledges & Comodities to the same be- 
longing or in any wise appertaining to him said Stephen 
Harding his Heirs & Assigns for ever Furthermore we the 
said Eli & Hope Demerit & William Wormwood for us & 
our Heirs Exec rs & Admin rs do covenant promise c^ grant to 
& with the said Stephen Harding his Heirs & Assigns that 
before the Ensealing hereof we are the true sole & lawful 
Owners of the above bargained Premisses as a good perfect 
& absolue Estate & Inheritance in Fee simple & have in 



Book XI, Fol. 249. 

ourselves good Right full Power & lawful Authority to grant 
bargain sell convey & confirm said bargained Premises & 
the said Stephen Harding his Heirs & Assigns shall and may 
from Time to Time by Force & Vertue of these lawfully 
peaceably & quietly have hold use occupy enjoy & possess 
the said demised Premisses with the Appurtenances freely 
& clearly acquitted exonerated & discharged of from all 
Manner of former Gifts Grants Bargains Sales Leases Mort- 
gages Wills Entails Joyntures Dowries Judgments Execu- 
tions Encumbrances & Extents firmly by these Presents — 
In Witness whereof we have hereunto set our Hands & Seals 
this fourteenth Day of December in the eleventh Year of 
the Reign of his Majesty George by the Grace of God of 
Great Britain France & Ireland King &c & in the Year of 
our Lord one thousand seven hundred & twenty five 
Signed Sealed & Delivered his 

io the Presence of Eli q/\K^ Demerit ( seal ) 

James Hutchinson Mark 



Ely Demerett 



her 



Hope £ -> /0 Demerit ( seal ) 



Mark 



William Wormwood ( seal ) 
Province New Hampshire December 14 th 1725 Eli De- 
merit & his Wife Hope & William Wormwood all psonally 
appeared & acknowledged (he above & within written In- 
strument to be their free Act & Deed 

before me James Davis Justice of Peace 
December 16 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



This Indenture made the second Day of September Anno 
Rica Kin<* Doinini One thousand seven hundred & twenty five 

to * in the twelfth Year of the Reign of our Sover- 
eign Lord George of Great Britain &c King be- 
tween Richard King of Kittery in the County of York 
Shipwright on the one Part & George King of Portsmouth 
in the Province of New Hampshire Mariner on the other 
Part Witnesseth that the said Richard King for divers good 
Causes & Considerations him thereunto moving more espe- 
cially for the Consideration of the Sum of forty pounds 
Currant Money of New England to him in Hand paid by 
George King afores d hath given granted bargained sold 
aliened conveyed & confirmed & by these Presents doth 
freely fully & absolutely give grant bargain sell aliene con- 



Book XI, Fol. 249. 

vey & confirm unto him the said George King his Heirs & As- 
signs forever — all that his Right Title and Interest of in & 
unto any of the Lands [& psonal Estate] of Richard King 
their Father late of Kittery afores 11 deceased whereof he died 
seized & possessed in the Township of Kittery afores d or 
elsewhere in the s d County of York together with the Houses 
Buildings Orchards Fences & Appurtenances therto belong- 
ing which by any way or Means now doth or in Time past 
hath or which at any Time hereafter May redound unto him 
from his said Fathers Estate as he is the Eldest Son To have 
& to hold the said granted & bargained Premisses with all 
& singular the Priviledges & Appurtenances more especially 
the Conion Rights assigned to said Estate unto him the said 
George King his Heirs & Assigns forever to his & their 
own proper Use Benefit & Behoofe forever And the said 
Richard King for himself his Heirs Execu rs Adm rs to & with 
the s d George King his Heirs & Assigns doth covenant 
promise & grant that the Premisses are free from all man- 
ner of Incumbrances by him made done or suffered the quiet 
& peaceable possession thereof to warrant & forever defend 
against all Persons claiming the same from by or under him 
Provided nevertheless & it is the true Intent & Meaning 
of Grantor & Grantee in these Presents any thing herein 
contained to the Contrary notwithstanding, that if the 
above named Rich d King his Heirs Execu rs Adm rs or Assigns 
do well and truly pay or cause to be paid unto the said 
George King his Heirs Exec rs Admin rs or Assigns the full & 
whole Sum of forty pounds in currant Money or good Bills 
of Credit on the Province of the Massachusetts Bay or New 
Hampshire afores d [with Interest thereon] at or before the 
second Day of September which will be in the Year Seven- 
teen hundred & twenty seven without Fraud or further De- 
lay Then this afore written Deed or Obligation & every 
Clause & Article therein contained shall cease determine be 
null void & of none Effect, But if Default happen to be 
made then to abide in full Force Strength & Vertue to all 
Intents Constructions & Purposes in the Law whatsoever 
In Witness whereof the said Richard King King hath here- 
unto set his Hand & Seal the Day & Year first above written 
Signed Sealed & Delivered The words And Personal 

in Presence of us Estate between the 16 th & 

Jos : Hamond 17 th Lines from the Top were 

Jos : Hamond Jun r first interlined also the words 

Abigail Hamond with Interest thereon in the 5 th 

Line on this Side 

Rich d King ( seal ) 



Book XT, Fol. 250. 

York sc Nov r 1 st 1725. Richard King abovenarued pson- 
ally appearing acknowledged the foregoing Instrunt to be 
his voluntary Act & Deed Cor Jos : Hamond J Pac b 

Decemb r 14 th 1725. Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come Greet- 
,, T , ino' Know ye that I James March of Arundell in 

James March , & ~ ■'„... . . . . . ,. . . 

To the County or York within his Majesties Prov- 

urp y .^^ ^ y^ Massachusetts Bay in New England 
Chadler for & in Consideration of the Sum of twenty pounds 
to me in hand before the Ensealing hereof well & truly paid 
by John Murphy of Arundel in said County & Province 
Yeoman the Receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge & 
my self therewith satisfied & contented & thereof & of every 
Part & Parcell thereof do exonerate acquit & discharge the 
said John Murphy his Heirs Execut rs Admin™ forever by 
these have given granted bargained sold aliened conveyed & 
confirmed & by these Presents do fully freely & absolutely 

2 1 

give grant bargain sell alien convey & confirm unto him the 
said John Murphy his Heirs & Assigns forever one Mes- 
suage or Tract of Marsh situate lyino- & being in Arundel in 
the' County of York in s d Province containing by Estimation 
four Acres be it more or less butted & bounded as follows 
beginniuo; at a Stake marked H. D. in the Edo-e of M r 
Dearings [250] Marsh formerly Bartons Marsh then run- 
ning twenty four Rods East to the Beech Then from the said 
markt Stacke running South So West twenty Rods then 
South West six rods to a Stake the on the westward of a 
Creek then running East thirty Rods To have and to hold 
the said granted and bargained Premisses with all the Ap- 
purtenances Priviledges & Commodities to the same belong- 
ing or in any wise appertaining to him the said John Murphy 
his Heirs & Assigns forever to his & their only proper Use 
Benefit and Behoofe forever And I the said James March for 
me my Heirs Execut rs Administrators do covenant promise 
& grant to and with the said John Murphy his Heirs Execut rs 
Admin rs & Assigns that before the ensealing hereof I am the 
true sole & lawful Owner of the above bargained Premisses 
and am lawfully seized & possessed of the same in mine own 
proper Right as a good perfect & absolute Estate of Inheri- 
tance in Fee Simple & have in my self good Right full Power 
& lawful Authority to grant bargain sell convey & confirm 
said bargained Premisses in Manner as aboves tl And that the 






Book XI, Fol. 250. 

said John Murphy his Heirs & Assigns shall & may from 
Time to Time & all Times forever hereafter by Force & 
Vertue of these Presents lawfully peaceably & quietly have 
hold use occupy possess & enjoy the said demised & bar- 
gained Premisses with the Appurtenances free & clear & 
freely & clearly acquitted exonerated & discharged of from 
all & all Manner of former of other Gifts Grants Bargains 
Sales Leases Mortgages Wills Entails Joyntures Dowries 
Judgments Executions Incumbrances & Extents Further- 
more I the said James March for my Self my Heirs Execut rs 
Admin rs do covenant & Engage the above demised Premisses 
to the said John Murphy his Heirs & Assigns Against the 
lawful Claims & Demands of any Person or Persons what- 
soever forever hereafter to warrant secure & defend — In 
Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand & Seal the 
twenty Eighth Day of June Seventeen hundred <fe twenty 
five James March ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered York sc/ Arundell Nov r 19. 
in Presence of 1725 Then James March pson- 

Samuel Littlefield ally appearing acknowledged the 

John Fairfield within writen Instrument in Writ- 

ing to be his voluntary Act & Deed 
before Me Joseph Hill J. Peace 
Decemb r 16. 1725. Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all Christian People Greeting Know ye that I Samuel 
s „ t,.. Pike late Resident in Lexington now living in 

Sam u Pike . . 8 . £5 

To Littleton in the County or Middlesex in the 

un p r0 vince of the Massachusetts Bay in New Eng- 
land Husbandman being the true & lawful Owner seized in 
his own proper Right of Inheritance in Fee Simple of an 
House Lott truly & honestly bought by Will™ Whitehouse 
containing eleven Acres beine: the Thirtv fifth Lott with It's 
after Draughts situate lying & being in the Township of 
George Town in the County of York in the Province above- 
named & on the Island of Arousick q ch Land is more fully 
described in these p tts hereafter — I the said Samuel Pike 
for & in Consideration of the Sum of five Pounds in good & 
passable Bills of Credit to me the said Samuel Pike truly & 
honestly paid before Ensealing hereof by Robert Cuming of 
Concord in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New 
England & in the County of Middlesex aboves d Merchant 
hath remised released & forever quit claimed & by these 



Book XI, Fol. 250. 

Presents for himself & his Heirs doth freely fully & clearly 
& absolutely remise & release forever quitclaim unto the 
said Robert Cuming in his full & peaceable possession & 
seizin to his Heirs & Assigns forever all such Right Title or 
Estate Intrest or Demand whatsoever as the said Sam : Pike 
ever had or ought to have in or to one House Lott (in the 
Township fores d namely George-Town <&c) containing eleven 
Acres bein^ butted & bounded beginning at Sagadehock 
River & running South South East over to back River (or 
New-Town River) bounded East N. east on the Land of Joz 

Mr >— Codier w - s - w ; ou Jose i* G — A ' s ? tothe 

is obliterated in aboves d House Lott one Out Lott being the 
! ~" twenty first Lott in number containing Seventy 

five Acres of Upland & fourteen Acres of Marsh bounded 
E. N. E. on Christian Snowman W. S° W. on James Jeffers 
To have & to hold all the Rights Members & Priviledges & 
Appurtenances & Coniodities to the same belonging or in 
ways appertaining to the said Robert Cuming his Heirs & 
Assigns forever to his & their only Use Benefit & Behoof 
forever So that the said Samuel Pike nor his Heirs nor any 
Person or Persons for him or them or in his or their Names 
Right or Stead by any Ways or Means whatsoever at any 
Time hereafter claim challenge or demand any Estate Right 
Title or Interest of in or unto the Premisses or any Part or 
Parcell thereof but shall be forever by Force of these Pres- 
ents utterly bereft & excluded also the aboves d Samuel Pike 
& his Heirs unto the s d Robert Cuming & his Heirs & As- 
signs to his & their own proper Uses in Manner as above- 
specified against their Heirs & Assigns & every of them shall 
warrant secure & defend the Premisses according to the true 
Meaning of these Presents — In Witness whereof the said 
Samuel Pike hath hereunto set his Hand & Seal the fourth 
Day of November in the twelfth Year of the Reign of his 
Majesty King George of Great Britain &c Anno Domini 
One thousand seven hundred & twenty five 
Signed Sealed & Delivered Samuel Pike ( Seal ) 

in the Presence of us ( seal ) 

Joseph Dakin Mid* Ss Nov r 4 th Anno Domini 1725. 

John Shand The above named Samuel Pike psonally 

appeared before me the Subscriber & 
acknowledged the above written Instru- 
ment to be his voluntary Act & Deed 

Jon n Prescot Just of peace 

December 22 d 1725. Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 

Book xi. 51 



Sam 11 Pike 



Book XI, Fol. 251. 

To all Christian People Greeting Know ye that Samuel 
Pike late resident in Lexington now living in Lit- 
To tleton in the County of Middlesex in the Prov- 
Rob» Cuming mce f the Massachusetts Bay in New England 
Husbandman being the true Owner & lawfully seized in his 
own proper Right of Inheritance in Fee simple of one House 
Lott containing eleven Acres being the twenty fifth Lott 
with its after Draughts which House Lott & After Draughts 
are situate lying & being within the Township of George- 
Town in the County of York in the Province abovenamed & 
on the Island of Arowsick which Land is herein more fully 
described hereafter — The said Samuel Pike for & in Con- 
sideration of the sum of five pounds truly & honestly paid 
unto me before Ensealing hereof by Robert Cumming of 
Concord in the County of Middlesex in the Province of the 
Massachusetts Bay in New England aboves d Merchant hath 
remised released & forever quitclaimed & by these Presents 
for himself & his Heirs doth freely fully clearly & absolutely 
remise release & forever quitclaim unto the said Robert 
Cumming in his full & peaceable Possession & Seizin & to his 
Heirs & [251] Assigns forever all such Right Estate Title 
Intrest & Demand as he the said Samuel Pike ever had or 
ought to have in or to one house Lott (in in the Township 
afores d ) containing eleven Acres & butted & bounded be- 
ginning at Sagadehock River & Running South South East 
over to the back River or New Town River bounded East 
North East upon Land of Thomas Clark & West South 
West upon Land of Thomas Motherwell Also to the said 
House Lott belong the Eighteenth Lot of Out Land con- 
taining seventy five Acres bounded at each End on the two 
River afores d & West South West on Land of Samuel 
Brookings & East North East on Land of Pierce Shortwell 
— Also to the said House Lott belongs fourteen Acres of 
Marsh bounded West South West on Samuel Brookins & 
every where else upon the adjoyning Upland taking in the 
Swamp that is between the s d Marsh & the Upland To have 
& to hold all & singular the above described Parcells of 
Land & Marsh & Swamp with all the Buildings & every other 
Priviledge Appurtenance Priviledge & Comodity to the same 
belonging or in any ways appertaining unto the said Robert 
Cuming his Heirs & Assigns forever to his & their only Use 
Benefit & Behoofe forever So that the s d Samuel Pike nor 
his Heirs nor any other Person for him or them or in his or 
their Names Right or Stead by any way or Means whatso- 
ever at any Time hereafter challenge claim or demand any 
Estate Right Title or Interest of in or unto y e Premisses or 
any Part or Parcell thereof but shall be forever hereafter 



Book XI, Fol. 251. 

by Force & Vertue of these Presents utterly forever ex- 
cluded & barred — Also the aboves d Samuel Pike & his 
Heirs unto the said Robert Cuming & his Heirs & Assigns 
to his & their own proper Use & Uses in Manner as above- 
specified against their Heirs & Assigns & every of them 
shall Warrant secure & defend the Premisses according to 
the true Meaning of these Presents — In Witness whereof 
the s d Samuel Pike hath hereunto set his hand & Seal in the 
twelfth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord King 
George over Great Britain &c Annoq> Domini One thousand 

seven hundred & twenty five & on the fourth Day of 

Month November Samuel Pike ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered ( seal ) 

in the Presence of us Mid x Ss Novemb r y e 4 th Anno 

Joseph Dakin Domini 1725 The abovenamed 

John Shand Samuel Pike psonally appeared & 

acknowledged the above written In- 
strument to be his voluntary Act & 
Deed 
before Me Jon n Prescot Justice of Peace 
Decemb 1 ' 22 d 1725. Recorded according to the Original & 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all Christian People to whom these Presents shall come 
Peter wittum Peter Wittum of Kittery in the County of York 
to within his Majesty's Province of the Massachu- 

setts Bay in New England Yeoman sends Greet- 
ing Know ye that the said Peter Wittum for & in Conside- 
ration of the Sum of Sixty Pound Curr 1 Money of New 
England to him in hand paid before the Ensealing & Deliv- 
ery of these Presents by John Wittum of Kittery alores d 
Yeoman the Receipt whereof to full Content & Satisfaction 
He the said Peter Wittum doth by these Presents acknowl- 
edge, and thereof & of every Part thereof for himself his 
Heirs Execut rs & Admin 1 ' 8 doth acquit exonerate and dis- 
charge the said John Wittum his Heirs Exec rs & Admin rs 

every of the forever by these Presents And for divers other 
Good Causes & Considerations him hereunto moving He the 
said Peter Wittum hath given granted bargained sold aliened 
enfeoffed conveyed & confirmed & by these Presents doth 
fully freely clearly & absolutely give grant bargain sell 
aliene enfeoflfe convey and confirm unto the said John Wit- 
tum his Heirs & Assigns forever a certain Tract or Parcell 
of Land containing twenty Acres be it more or less situate 
in Kittery Afores d on the North Side of Sturgeon Creek 



Book XI, Fol. 251. 

bounded as followeth Northwardly by the s d John Wittum 
South Westerly by the afores d Sturgeon Creek Easterly 
partly by James Wittum partly be the Highway & partly 
by Daniel Wittum & Northerly by Peter Wittum Jun r & 
George Brawn and North Westerly by the s d John Wit- 
tum or howsoever otherwise bounded or reputed to be 
bounded together with all such Eights Liberties Imunities 
Profits Priviledges Comodities Emoluments & Appurte- 
nances as in any kind appertain thereunto with the Rever- 
sions & Remainders thereof & all the Estate Right Title In- 
terest Inheritance property possession Claim & Demand 
whatsoever of him the said Peter Wittum of in & to the 
same & every Part thereof To have & to hold all the above- 
granted Premisses with all & singular the Appurtenances 
thereof unto the s d John Wittum his Heirs & Assigns for 
his & their own sole & proper Use Benefit & Behoofe from 
the Decease of the s d Peter Wittum & Eunice his Wife 
thenceforth forever — And the said Peter Wittum for him- 
self his Heirs Execu 1 ' 8 & Admin rs doth hereby covenant 
Promise grant & agree to & with the said John Wittum his 
Heirs & Assigns in Manner & Form following That is to 
say that at the time of the Ensealing & Delivery of these of 
the Presents he the s d Peter Wittum is the true sole and 
lawful Owner of all the afore bargained Premisses & stands 
lawfully seized thereof in his own proper Right of a good 
perfect & indefeesible Estate of Inheritance in Fee simple 
having in himself full Power good Right & lawful Authority 
to sell and dispose of the same in Manner as aforesaid & 
that the said John Wittum shall & may at the Decease of 
the s d Peter Wittum & Eunice his Wife thenceforth forever 
himself his Heirs or Assigns lawfully peaceably & quietly 
have hold use occupy possess & enjoy all the abovegranted 
Premisses with the Appurtenances thereof free & clear & 
clearly acquitted & discharged of & from all & all Manner 
of former & other Gifts Grants Bargains Sales Leases Joyn- 
tures Dowers Judgments Executions Entails Forfietures & 
of & from all othe Titles Troubles Charges & Incumbrances 
whatsoever had made comited done or suffered to be done 
by the s d Peter Wittum his Heirs or Assigns at any Time or 
Times before the Ensealing & Delivery of these Presents — 
And further the s d Peter Wittum doth hereby covenant 
promise bind & oblige his Heirs Exec rs Admin" from & after 
the said Peter Wittums decease & Eunice his Wife to war- 
rant & defend all the above granted Premisses with all & 
singular the Appurtenances thereof unto the said John Wit- 
tum his Heirs & Assigns against the lawful Claims & De- 
mands of all & every Person or Persons whomsoever — In 



Book XI, Fol. 252. 

Witness whereof they the said Peter Wittum & Eunice his 
Wife have hereunto set their Hands & Seals the tenth Day 
of March in the Year of our Lord One thousand seven hun- 
dred & twenty three four And in the tenth Year of the Reign 
of our Sovereign Lord George King of Great Brittain 
France & Ireland Defender of the Faith &c 
Signed Sealed & delivered Peter Wittum ( g^ ) 

in Presence of us (a seal ) 

Charles Frost Jun r York sc/ March 13 th 1723/4 

John Tidy Peter Wittum abovenamed ac- 

Nathan Bartlett knowledged the abovewritten 

Instrument to be his free Act & 
Deed 

before Charles Frost J. Peace 
Decemb r 27. 1725 Recorded according to the Original & 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come Know ye 
that I William Pepperrell of Kittery in the 
w- Pepperreii County of York in the Province of the Massa- 
waiter win* & chusetts Bay in New England Esqr have for & 
jn» Phillips in Consideration of the Sum of live hundred 
pounds currant Money of afores d to me in hand 
well [252] And truly paid by Walter Murch John Phillips 
William Murch & John Murch all of York in s d County Fish- 
ermen the Receipt whereof to full Content & Satisfaction I do 
hereby acknowledge & my self therewith fully satisfied and 
paid have by these Presents given granted bargained & sold 
& do by these Presents give grant bargain & Sell unto the 
s d Walter Murch John Phillips William Murch & John 
Murch all my Right Title & Interest which I have to all that 
Tract of Land which I purchased of Henry Lyon & Edward 
Bale lying in York in the s d County of York lying near the 
lower Ferry at York as p the Deeds on Record more fully 
appears together with all the Houses Barns Stages & Fences 
That is to say First the s d Walter Murch is to have the Is- 
land whereon he now dwells with the Houses & Stage ; & all 
the Land which lies over against it purchased by me as 
afores d to be aqually divided to & amongst the s d John 
Phillips William Murch & John Murch both in Quantity & 
Quality To have & to hold the s d Island to him the s d Walter 
Murch his Heirs & Assigns forever with all the Priviledges 
& Appurtenances whoever to the same belonging as like- 
wise all the Remainder of the afores d Tract of Land to them 
the s d John Phillips William Murch & John Murch to their 



Book XI, Fol. 252. 

Heirs & Assigns forever with all the Priviledges & Appur- 
tenances to the same belonging to be aqually divided 
amongst the s d John Phillips William Murch & John Murch 
each of them to have one third both in Quantity & Quality 
Furthermore I the s d William Pepperrell before the signing 
& Sealing hereof do avouch my self to be the true sole & 
lawful Owner of the aforegranted & bargained Premisses 
And have in my self good Right full Power & lawful Au- 
thority to sell & dispose of the same as afores d & that I will 
warrant secure & defend all the afore granted & bargained 
Premisses to them the s d Walter Murch John Phillips Wil- 
liam Murch & John Murch each their Part as before Men- 
tioned from all Persoiv; laying Claim thereunto from me or 
any of my Heirs Executors Admin rs or Assigns — In Wit- 
ness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand & Seal this 
twenty third Day of December Anno Domini One thousand 
seven hundred & twenty three 1723 

Signed Sealed & Del'vered William Pepperrell ( seal ) 
in the Presence of York sc January 4 th 1725. This 

Andrew Tyler Day the within named William 

Pel a Whittemore Pepperrell Esqr psonally appeared 

before the Subscriber one of his 
Majesty's Justices of the Peace for s d 
County & acknowledged the within 
Instrument to be his free Act & Deed 
Samuel Came 
January y e 4 th 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Know all Men by these Presents that I Charles ffrost of 
Charles Frost Kittery in the County of York within the Prov- 
r f° ince of the Massachusetts Bay in New England 

Yeoman am holden & stand firmly bound & 
obliged unto John ffrost of s d Kittery Yeoman in the full & 
just Sum of four hundred pounds Currant Money of New 
England or Bills of Credit of the Province of the Massachu- 
setts Bay for which Payment well & truly to be made unto 
the s d John ffrost his certain Attorney Heirs Executors Ad- 
ministrators or Assigns I bind my self my Heirs Executors 
& Admin rs firmly by these Presents — In Witness whereof I 
have hereunto set my Hand & Seal this twenty first Day of 
December Anno Domini One thousand seven hundred & 
twenty five 1725 

The Condition or this Present Obligation is such that if 
the above bounden Charles ffrost his Heirs Execut rs or Ad- 



Book XI, Fol. 252. 

min rs do well & truly acquit & Discharge the said John ffrost 
from all & all the Charges & Obligation that our Hon d Father 
Charles Frost Esq r late of Kittery deceased laid on the s d 
John ffrost to pay unto Simon ffrost our Brother to say the 
Sum of fifty Pounds Bills of Credit and also to find & pro- 
vide for him all Necessaries as shall be convenient to bring 
up & perfect the s d Simon ffrost Learning to the-College ac- 
cording to the Intent & Meaning of the last Will & Testa- 
ment of our s d Honoured Father Charles ffrost Esq 1 " de- 
ceased, That then this Present Obligation to be void & of 
none Effect or Else to abide & remain in full Force Strength 
& Vertue Charles ffrost ( seal J 

Signed Sealed & delivered Pro : N. >Hampsh r Decemb 1 " 23 d 
in Presence of 1725 The above Charles Frost 

Mary ffrost acknowledged this as his Act & 

Jane Clark Deed 

Charles ffrost Jun r before Me Jn° ffrost J. Pac s 

January 5 th 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come Greet- 
caieb Prebie m & ^ c Know ye that I Caleb Preble of York in 
b • st ^ ne County of York within his Majesties Province 
of the Massachusetts Bay in New England for & 
in Consideration of the Sum of thirty niue Pounds Money 
to me in hand before the Ensealing hereof well & truly paid 
by Benj a Stone of York the Receipt whereof I do acknowl- 
edge & my self therewith fully satisfied & contented & there- 
of & of every Part & Parcell thereof do exonerate acquit and 
discharge the s d Benj a Stone his Heirs Executors Admin™ 
for ever by these Presents have given granted bargained 
sold aliened conveyed & confirmed unto him the said Benja- 
min Stone his Heirs & Assigns forever one Messuage or 
Tract of Land Situate lying & being in York in the County 
of York containing by Estimation thirteen Acres be it more 
or less butted & bounded as followeth On the South West 
by the Land of Samuel Johnson, on the South East by the 
Land of Stephen Preble & Moses Banks, on the North East 
by Moses Banks his Land & on the North West by said 
Preble — own Land To have & to hold the s d granted & 
bargained Premisses with all the Appurtenances and Privi- 
ledges & Comodities to the same belonging or in any wise 
appertaining to him the s d Benj a Stone his Heirs & Assigns 
forever to his & their only proper Use Benefit & Behoofe 
forever — And I the s d Caleb Preble for me my Heirs Exec™ 



Book XI, Fol. 253. 

Adm rs do Covenant Promise & grant to & with the said Benj a 
Stone his Heirs & Assigns that before the Ensealing hereof 
I am the true Sole & lawful Owner of the above bargained 
Premisses & am lawfully seized & possessed of the same in 
mine own proper Right as a good perfect & absolute Estate 
in Fee Simple Moreover the s d Caleb Preble doth for him- 
self his Heirs Exec rs & Admin 1 ' 8 to & with the s d Benj a Stone 
his Heirs & Assigns the above bargained thirteen Acres of 
Land with all their Priviledges to be free & clear from all 
former Gifts Grants Bargains Sales Rents Dowry Widows 
Thirds Mortgages or any other Incumbrance whatsoever to 
be had or comenced by him the s d Caleb Preble his Heirs 
Execut rs Admin rs or Assigns or any other Person or Persons 
whoever proceeding this Date he doth warrantize & defend 
the above bargained thirteen Acres of Land as aboves d In 
Witness whereof the above s d Caleb Preble & Jemima his 
Wife hath set to their Hands & Seals this twenty ninth Day 
of December in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven 
hundred & twenty five & in the twelfth Year of the Reign 
of our Sovereign Lord George King of Great Britain &c 
Signed Sealed & Delivered Caleb Preble ( seal ) 

in Presence of Jemima Preble ( seal ) 

N Donnell York ss/ York Dec r 29. 1725 Caleb 

Sam 11 Sewall Preble & Jemima his Wife appeared 

before me the Subscriber & acknowl- 
edge the above Instrument to be their 
free Act & Deed 

Samuel Came Jus : Peace 
Recorded according to the Original January y e 1 st 1725/6 
Examined by Jos : Moody Reg 1 ' 



[253] At His Maj tys Superiour Court of Judicature begun 
court Order ^ ne ^ at York within & for the County of York 
,r for r , „ on Wednesday the twelfth Day of May Anno 

Marg' .Landall -r^ , _ ~ „ ^ 

Dom 1725 
These may certifie That Margaret Landall of Portsmouth 
in New Hampshire Relict Widow of Thomas Landall late of 
s d Portsmouth deceased and Admin rx on his Estate is author- 
ized & empowered (In answer to her Petition) by the s d 
Court to make Sale of that Part of her s d deceased Hus- 
bands Estate which is lying & being in Kittery within the 
County of York it being thirty Acres of Land, for the Pay- 
ment of the s d Deceaseds Just Debts so far as the same will 
extend, & to pass and execute a good Deed or Deeds of 
Conveyance in the Law for the same The s d Admin™ to post 



Book XI, Fol. 253. 

up Notifications according to the Directions of the Law & 
to accompt for the Produce of the s d Land with the Judge 
of Probate of s d County Att 1 Benj a Eolfe Clerk 

January 4 th 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come Mar- 
Margaret garet Landall of the Town of Portsmouth in New 
Landau Hampshire in New England Shopkeeper Widow 
wiiiiam Relict & Admin 01 of all & singular the Goods 



pepperreii Chattels Rightg & Estate of Thomas Landal late 
of Portsmouth aforesed Mariner deceased intestate sendeth 
Greeting : Know ye the said Margaret Landall Admin rx as 
aforesaid : And by Vertue of an Order of the the Hon ble the 
Justices of his Majesty's Superiour Court of Judicature held 
at York within & for the County of York in New England 
the twelfth Day of May Anno Dom 1725 for the Payment 
of the s d Thomas Landalls Debts so far as the same will pay 
& for & in Consideration of the Sum of sixty nine pounds 
five shillings to her in hand before the Ensealing & Delivery 
hereof well & truly paid by William Pepperreii Jun r of the 
Town of Kittery in the County of York afores d Esq 1 ' The 
Receipt whereof to full Satisfaction the s d Marg* Landall 
doth hereby acknowledge have given granted bargained sold 
aliened enfeoffed conveyed & confirmed And by these Pres- 
ents do freely fully clearly & absolutely give grant bargain 
sell aliene enfeoffe convey & confirm unto him unto him the 
s d William Pepperreii his Heirs & Assigns forever A certain 
Parcell of Land Situate lying & being within the Town of 
Kittery afores d containing thirty Acres (And is the same 
Land that was measured & laid out to William Landall of 
Kittery aforesaid (deceased) April the 1 st 1700 according 
to a Grant of the s d Town of Kittery May 24 th 1699 — Re£ 
erence to the s d Laying out being had for the Butts & 
Bounds thereof will plaine & at Large appear : The s d Wil- 
liam Landall being the Brother of the aboves d Thomas Lan- 
dall the s d William dying without Issue the s d Land legally 
descended & came to the s d Thomas Landall) Together with 
all the Priviledges & Appurtenances to the s d Land belong- 
ing or in any wise appertaining To have & to hold all & 
singular the aboves d Thirty Acres of Land & all & singular 
the Priviledges & Appurtenances thereof unto the s d William 
Pepperreii his Heirs & Assigns forever — And the s a Mar- 
garet Landall for her self her Heirs Exec rs & Adm rs do cov- 
enant & avouch that by Vertue of the Order & Authority 



Book XI, Fol. 253. 

afores d She hath full Power & law full Authority to sell & 
dispose of the Premisses afores d in Manner & Form afores d 
And accordingly will warrant secure & forever defend the 
same ag* the lawful Claims & Demands of all Persons whom- 
soever In Witness whereof the s d Margaret Lendall hath 
hereunto set her Hand & Seal the fifth Day of August Anno 
Domini 1725 

Sealed & Delivered The word (was) Interlined be- 

in Presence of us fore Ensealing also three Words 

Andrew Tyler obliterated before Ensealing 

Theophilus Burrill Margaret Landell ( seal ) 

Nath 11 Kanney Suffolk sc/ Boston Aug 1 13. 1725 

Margaret Landall appearing ac- 
knowledged the before Instrument to 
be her Act & Deed 

before Habijah Savage J : Pacis 
Jan 17 4 th 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come Know 
Murches& ^ e we Walter Murch, John Phillips William 
Phillips to Murch & John Murch all of York within the 
' ' Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New Eng- 

land Fisherman have for & in Consideration of the Sum of 
five hundred pounds Curr* Money of afores d to us in Hand 
well & truly paid by William Pepperrell of Kittery in the 
County afores d Esq> the Receipt whereof to full content & 
Satisfaction we do hereby acknowledge & our selves there- 
with fully satisfied & paid & of every Part thereof do acquit 
& discharge the s d W m Pepperrell his Heirs & Assigns for- 
ever have by these Presents given granted bargained & sold 
&, do by these Presents give grant bargain & sell unto the 
s d William Pepperrell his Heirs & Assigns forever all that 
Tract of Land which we purchased of the said William Pep- 
perrell the twenty third Day of this Instant Month as ap- 
pears p a Deed under his Hand & Seal of the same Date it 
being all the Land which he purchased of Henry Lyon & 
Edward Baile lying in York in s d County of York lying near 
the lower Ferry at York as per the Deeds on Record more 
fully appears together with dl the Houses Barns stages & 
Fences & all Appurtenances & Comodities to the same be- 
longing or in any Ways appertaining To have & to hold all 
the above granted & bargain d Premisses with all the Privi- 
ledges & Appurtenances to the same belonging or in any 
Ways appertaining to him the s d W m Pepperrell his Heirs & 



Book XI, Fol. 254. 

Assigns forever to his & their only proper Use Benefit & 
Behoofe forever — Furthermore we the s d Walter Murch 
John Phillips William Murch & John Murch do for our 
selves our Heirs Exec rs & Admin rs do covenant promise & 
engage to & with the s d William Pepperrell his Heirs & 
Assigns that before the Ensealing hereof we are the true 
sole & lawful Owners of all the above granted & bargained 
Premisses & have in our Selves good Right full Power & 
lawful Authority to sell & dispose of the Same as afores d & 
that we will warrant secure & defend the said William Pep- 
perrell his Heirs & Assigns forever from any Person or Per- 
sons whatsoever laying any Claime thereunto/ Provided 
always & it is the true Intent & Meaning of Grantor & 
Grantee of these Premisses that if the s d Walter Murch 
John Phillips William Murch & John Murch or either of 
them or their Heirs Execut 1 ' 8 or Administrators shall well & 
truly pay or cause to be paid unto the abovenamed William 
Pepperrell or his certain Attorney Heirs Execut rs Aadmin rs 
or Assigns the full whole & just Sum of five hundred 
Pounds curr tt money of afores d at on or before this Day five 
Years with lawful Interest to be paid yearly at the s d W m 
Pepperrells dwelling House in Kittery afores d without Fraud 
Coven or farther Delay that then this above Obligation to 
be void & of none Effect otherwise to be & remain in full 
Force Strength & Vertue — In Witness whereof we have 
hereunto set our Hands & Seals this twenty fourth Day of 
December Anno Domini One thousand seven hundred & 

twenty three Walter //Murche's ( seal ) 

[254] Signed Sealed & W ^ > 

Delivered T , ^, r ,? e , x 

in Presence of us ££" Phllll P s ( Seal ) 

Andrew Tyler ^ lIham Murch ( Seal ) 

Pel a Whittemore JohnJ^fMurches (seal) 

Marke 

York sc/ Jan r * 4 th 1725. Walter Murches John Phillips 
W m Murches & John Murches psonally appearing acknowl- 
edged y e foregoing Instrument in Writing to be his volun- 
tary Act & Deed Cor m Jos : Hamond J. Pac s 

Jan 17 4 th 1725/6. Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come Know 
Eben- Moor ^ e that I Ebenezer More of Kittery in the County 
w« p T ° °^ ^ or k within the Province of the Massachu- 

setts Bay in New England Ship Wright have for 



Book XI, Fol. 254. 

& in Consideration of y e Sum of fivety pounds curr" Money 
of afores d to me in Hand well & truly paid by William Pep- 
perrell of Kittery afores d Merch" the Rec 1 Whereof to full 
Content & Satisfaction I do hereby acknowledge & my Self 
therewith fully satisfied & paid & of every Part & Parcel 
thereof do Exonerate & acquit & Discharge the s d W m Pep- 
perrell his Heirs Exec" Admin 1 ' 8 forever ; by these Presents 
have given granted bargained sold aliened conveyed & con- 
firmed & by these Presents do freely fully & absolutely give 
grant bargain sell aliene convey & confirm unto him the s d 
William Pepperrell his Heirs & Assigns forever one Messuage 
or Tract of Upland & Meadow situate lying & being in 

B- 3 2 1 

£:r Kittery in the County afores d containing fourteen Acres 
kS by Estimation be the same more or less it being the 
£3- whole of my Part of Land &c which I bought with John 
g£ Norton of Kittery afores d of Henry Barter as p Deed on 
3 Record more fully appears under the s d Henry Barters 
Hand & Seal bearing Date the twentieth Day of Febru- 
| ary Anno Domini 1716/17 lying between the Land of 
§ William Tuckers & Crocketts Neck as likewise one halfe 
X Part of a Saw Mill lying & being in Kittery afores d 
g adjoyning unto s d Land : together with all the Buildings 
I on the s d Land & all the Wood Trees & all & all Ap- 
§ purtenances thereunto belonging as likewise one half 
I Part of all the Saws Crows Dogs & Iron Instrum ts what- 
g soever to s d Mill belonging or in any ways appertaining 
I together with all other Priviledges to the s d Mill & Land 
J belonging or in any Ways appertaining To have & to 
■ hold all the above granted & bargained Land & Mill 
£ with all & every Priviledge & Appurtenances to the 
I same belonging or in any Ways appertaining to him the 
% I s d William Pepperrell his Heirs & Assigns forever to 
|5 his & their own proper Use Benefit & Behoof from hence 
^ forth & for ever & I the s d Ebenezer More for my Self 
my Heirs Execut rs & Admin rs do covenant promise & grant 
to & with the s d William Pepperrell his Heirs & Assigns 
that before the Ensealing hereof I am the true sole & lawful 
Owner of the afore bargained Premisses & are lawfully seiz d 
& possessed of the same in mine own Right as a good per- 
fect & absolute Estate of Inheritance in Fee Simple & have 
in my Self good Right full Power & lawful Authority to 
grant bargain sell & convey & confirm s d bargained Prem- 
isses in Manner as afores d & that the s d William Pepperrell 
his Heirs & Assigns shall & may from Time to Time & at all 
Times for ever hereafter by Force & Vertue of these Pres- 
ents lawfully peaceably & quietly have hold use occupy pos- 
sess & enjoy the above demised Premisses with the Appur- 



■a a 



Book XI, Fol. 254. 

tenances free & clear from all Incumbrances whatsoever & 
that I will warrant secure & # defend the same to them from 
all Persons whatsoever laying any lawful Claime thereunto 

Provided nevertheless & it is the true Intent & Meaning 
of the Grantor & Grantee in these Presents any thing herein 
contained to the Contrary notwithstanding that if the above 
named Ebenezer More or his Heirs Execut rs Admin rs or As- 
signs do well & truly pay unto the above named William 
Pepperrell or his Heirs Executors Administrators or Assigns 
the s d Sum of fifty Pounds with lawful Intrest from this 
Date at or before the last Day of September in the Year of 
our Lord one thousand & twenty six then this to be void & 
of none Effect or else shall abide in full Force & Vertue 
Sealed with my Seal Dated at Kittery this thirtieth Day of 
September Anno Domini one thousand seven hundred & 
twenty five Eben Moor ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered York sc Jan^ 4 th 1725 Ebenez r 
in Presence of More abovenamed psonally ap- 

W m Pepperrell Jun r pearing acknowledged the fore- 
Pel a Whittemore going Instrument in Writing to 

Ruth Morgridge be his voluntary Act & Deed 

Cor Jos : Hamond J. Pacs 
Recorded according to the Original Jan 17 4 th 1725/6 Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom this Present Deed of Sale may 
i x, n t „ Q ^^ come John Linscot of York in County of 

John Linscot , _ _ r <f 

. To York in y e Province ot the Massachusetts Bay 

r ges g a y .^ jj- ew England Husbandman sendeth 
Greeting Know ye the s d John Linscott for and in Consid- 
eration of twenty one pounds Money to him in Hand well & 
truly paid by Josiah Bridges of the afores d York the Receipt 
thereof the s d John Linscot doth acknowledge himself there- 
with fully satisfied contnted & paid & doth hereby acquit 

2 4 3 1 

exonerate and discharge the s d Josiah Bridges his Heirs & 

Assigns forever of all & every Part & Parcell of 

the Premisses of which the s d John Linscot hath sold aliened 
enfeoffed & made over & doth by these Presents give grant 
bargain sell aliene enfeoffe & make over & fully freely & ab- 
solutely convey & confirm unto the s J Josiah Bridges his 
Heirs & Assigns forever a certain Piece or Parcell ot Land 
containing by Estimation Three Acres be it more or less 
being within the Township of Yord adjoyning to a Lott of 
Land that s d Bridges bought of s d Linscot & is bounded as 
followeth on the South West by the Country Road on the 



Book XI, Fol. 255. 

North West by s d Bridges Land on the North East & South 
East by .William Shaws Land together with all the Rights 
Priviledges Appurt ces & Advantages thereunto belonging or 
in any ways at any Time redounding to the same Land as 
it now stands bounded or any Part or Parcell thereof unto 
him the Josiah Bridges & to his Heirs & Assigns forever To 
have & to hold & quietly & peaceably to possess occupy & 
enjoy as a sure Estate in Fee Simple Moreover the s d John 
Linscot doth for himself his Heirs Exec rs & Adm rs to & with 
the s d Josiah Bridges his Heirs & Assigns covenant engage 
& promise the above bargained Premisses with all their 
Priviledges & appurtenances to be free & clear from all 
former Gifts Grants bargains Sales or any other Incum- 
brances whatsoever as also from all future Claims Challenges 
Law Suits Disburstments or any other Interuption proceed- 
ing the Date hereof & that He the s d John Linscot his Heirs 
Exec rs & Adm rs will defend & warrantise the same In Wit- 
ness whereof the aboves d John Linscot hath to set his Hand 
& Seal this sixteenth Day of April One thousand seven hun- 
dred & twenty four & in the Tenth Year of the Reign of our 
Sovereign Lord George King of Great Britain de- 
signed Sealed & Delivered T , ^ T . , , N 
*? -d n John /j Linscot ( seal ) 
m Presence or d*/ \ > 

Abg^ Stone Y ork sc Dec r 8. 1724. John Linscot pson- 

Benj btone a iiy appeared before me & acknowledged 
all above written to be his free Act & Deed 
Samuel Came Jus .-peace 
Jan 17 4 th 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



[255] To all People to whom these Presents shall come 
sam" ciark Greeting Know ye that I Samuel Clark of Wells 

To in the County of York in the Province of the 

Massachusetts Bay in New England Husbandman, 
divers good Causes & Considerations me thereunto moving 
& more especially for & in Consideration of the lull & just 
Sum of twenty pounds in good publick Bills of Credit Curr* 
in the Province afores d by Bill Obligatory bearing Date with 
these Presents secured to be paid to me by*my Brother 
Eleazar Clark of Wells afore said Husbandman have given 
& granted & do by these Presents fully clearly & absolutely 
give grant bargain sell alienate enfeoffe make over & con- 
firm unto Eleazar Clark afores d One Eighth Part of a cer- 
tain Saw Mill standing upon the Falls & River in Wells 
comonly called Little River Great Falls together with 



Book XI, Fol. 255. 

one Eighth Part of s d Falls & River & one all of my Iron 
Work belonging to s d Mill ; as also one Eighth Part of five 
Acres of Land adjoyning to s d Mill viz Three Acres on the 
Westerly Side of said River & Falls & two Acres on the 
Easterly side thereof which Mill & Stream & five Acres of 
Land for Conveniency of laying of Loggs and Boards was 
formerly in aqual Partnership between Nicholas Cole Samuel 
Hill of Wells Lewis Allin of Annapolis or his Assigns & 
Joseph Littlefield of Wells afores d the which Mill & Stream 
& five Acres of Land with the Priviledges & Appurtenances 
thereunto belonging that is to say y e Eighth Part thereof I 
the s d Samuel Clark do for my self my Heirs Execut rs & 
Admin rs confirm & set over to Eliezar Clark afores d & his 
Heirs Exec rs & Admin rs & Assigns together with all my 
Right & Appurtenances y r unto belonging in any wise apper- 
taining To have & to hold as a free & clear Estate in Fee 
simple for ever And I the aboves d Samuel Clark do for my 
Self my Heirs Execut rs Adm rs covenant & promise to & 
with the afores d Eliezar Clark & his Heirs Exec" Adm rs & 
Assigns that I am at the Ensealing hereof the true.& Right- 
ful Owner & Proprietor of the above granted & bargained 
Premisses & that I have full Power good Right &> lawful 
Authority to sell & dispose of the same as afores d Further- 
more y 1 1 will warrant & defend the same from all or an}' 
Person or Persons in, by, from or under me or my Heirs 
Exec rs or Assigns or any Person or Persons whatsoever lay- 
ing any lawful Claim thereunto In Witness whereof I the 
aboves d Samuel Clark have hereunto set my Hand & Seal 
this twenty ninth Day of May Anno Domini One thousand 
seven hundred twenty & five & in the eleventh Year of the 
Reign of our Sovereign Lord George by the Grace of God 
of Great Britain France & Ireland Defender of the Faith &c 
Signed Sealed & Delivered Samuel Clark ( seal ) 

in Presence of York sc/ Wells Octob r 18 th 1725 

James Samson Samuel Clark psonally appeared 

Richard Boothby before me & acknowledged this In- 
henery Maddocks strument to be his Act & Deed 

John Wheelwright Justice Peace 
January 4 th 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Know all Men by these Presents that I William Godsoe 
w- Godsoe °f Kfttery m tne County [of York] in New Eng- 
„. to land Husbandman for & in Consideration of the 

Yvm >v orster 

Sum of six pounds in Money to me in hand well 



Book XI, Fol. 255. 

& truly paid by Mister William Worster of y e same place 
House Wright & do by these acknowledge my self there- 
with fully contented & paid have given granted bargained & 
sold & do by these Presents give grant bargain sell & for- 
ever set over unto y tt s d William Worster his Heirs & As- 
signs forever a certain Tract of Land lying in the Township 
of Kittery fronting the Road that leads from Kittery Ferry 
to York or Trafton Ferry & is bounded as followeth by s d 
Road Eight Poles in Breadth & on the North Side by the 
Land of John Marr on an East-North-East half Northerly 
Line nearest sixteen Poles in Length And on the lower Side 
near the Brook by a North East Line sixteen Pole In Length 
And at the Easter End in Breadth three Pole & an half To 
have & to hold all the s d Tract of Land as it is bounded & 
described unto the sole & only Use Benefit & Behoofe of 
him the s d Worster his Heirs & Assigns forever against me 
the s d William Godsoe my Heirs Exec 18 & Admin™ or any 
other Person from by or under me the peaceable Possession 
thereof To warrant & forever maintain against all Persons 
laying a lawful Claim thereunto In Witness whereof I have 
hereunto set my Hand & Seal this seventh Day of November 
in the Year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred & 
twenty four Interlined the words [of York] 

Signed Sealed & Delivered in Line }' e second before Sign- 
in Presence of the Sub- ing & Sealing 
scribers hereunto William Godsoe ( seal ) 

John Marr York sc/ April 6 th 1725 M r 

Katherin Marr William Godsoe acknowl- 

J * er - _ edged the above Instrument to 

Elizabeth f-- Elwell be his Act & Deed and Eliz a his 

^rr Wife "at the same Time gave up 

mark 1 

her right ot Dower in the above 
granted Premisses 

Cor Jos : Hamond J. Pac s 
Jan 17 5 th 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Know all Men by these Presents that I William Godsoe 
w m Godsoe °f Kittery in the County of York in New England 
To for & in Consideration of a valuable Sum of Money 
to me in Hand paid by Mister John Barter of the 
same Place Mariner the Receipt I do hereby acknowledge & 
my self therewith contented satisfied & fully paid have given 
granted bargained & sold & Do by these Presents give grant 
bargain sell & forever set over unto the s d John Barter his 



Book XI, Fol. 255. 



Heirs & Assigns forever one Acre of Land lying in the 
Township of Kittery fronting the Road that passes from 
Kittery Ferry to Traftons Ferry at York & is bounded as 
followeth On the North West by the Lands of the late 
Thomas Rice deceased & on the North East with the Country 
Road & on the South East & on the South West with the s d 
Godsoes own Land & is in Breadth Eight Pole or Pearch 
from the South East Corner next the Road to the Lands of 
Thomas Rice above the upper Corner of s d Land lying [in] 
Form of a Triangle & so to run from the Country Road untill 
one Acre is accomplished as is demonstrated by a Figure 
annext hereunto To have and & to hold the s d Tract or 
Acre of Land to the sole & only Use Benefit & Behoofe of 
him the s' 1 John Barter his Heirs & Assigns forever against 
me the s d William Godsoe or my Heirs forever hereafter & 
That it shall be lawful for the s d John Barter his Heirs & 
Assigns to take use occupy & possess the same forever here- 
after the peaceable Possession thereof to warrant & forever 
dend against all manner of Persons laying a lawful Claim 
thereunto In [Witness] whereof I have hereunto set my 
Hand & Seal this Third Day of December in the Year of our 
Lord one thousand seven hundred & twenty five 1725 
Signed Sealed & Delivered one word interlined in Line 

In Presence of us the 19 th viz- Witness before 

y e Subscribers Signing & Sealing also one 

Natha 11 Keen word in Line y e 12 th viz the 

Mary Joyns word [in] before Signing & 

her -£ Mark Sealing 

ner^MaiK 'William Godsoe ( seal ) 

h ™ The Sign of 

Daniel^ 7 Joyns Calculation Elisabeth j^Godsoe ( seal) 



The Triangle A. 20 Poles 
Paralellogram B i|§ Poles 



A Plat of 
aboves d Land 







trt Sy GocLsoe, Length. rr± JPoZ&&- 

Book xi. 52 



Book XI, Fol. 256. 

York Dec r 31. 
1725. M r Wil- 
liam Godsoe above 
named psonally appear- 
ing acknowledged the above 
Instrument in writing to be 
his voluntary Act &■ Deed 

Cor Jos : Hamond J. Pac s 
Jan ry 5 th 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original & 

Compared by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



[256] To all People to whom these Presents shall come 
jnowoodbridge Greeting &c a know ye that I John Wood- 
To bridge of York in the County of York & Prov- 
ince of the Massachusetts Bay in New Eng- 
land Joyner for & in Consideration of the Sum of one hun- 
dred pounds Curr* Money of the s d Province to me in Hand 
before the Ensealing hereof well & truly paid James Stariot 
Jun r of the same Town County & Province afores d Weaver 
the Receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge & my self 
therewith fully satisfied & contented & thereof & of every 
Part & Parcell thereof do exonerate acquit & Discharge the 
the s d James Stariot his Heirs Exec ls & Adm rs for 
So « ever by these Pres ts Have given granted bargained 
g-^f sold aliened conveyed & confirmed & by these Pres- 
f*§8 ents do freely fully & absolutely Give grant bargain 
% 8 * sell aliene convey and confirm unto him the s d James 
Jo Stariot his Heirs & Assigns forever All that my cer- 
sfSg tain Lott Tract or parcell of Land Situate lying & 

— "S 2 1' 

00 gg being in York afores d containing by Estimation 

|e twelve Acres be It more or less butted & bounded as 

5 | followeth viz 1 on the Land of John Parker on the 

|| NorthWest & on the South West by Land of s d Star- 

a>° iot which I formerly sold & conve3 / ed to him as p my 

£ g*2i Deed for the same bearing Date the eleventh Dav of 

?. *f March 1724/5 on the North East by the Salt Marsh 

I g© contained in the afore recited Deed & on the South 

J* f s? East by Land of Daniel Dill being Eighty nine Poles 

g> || & an half in Breadth between the Land of s d Dill & 

a 3 o Parker being formerly the Estate of M r George Nor- 






3 5 ^ 
O 



Book XI, Fol. 256. 

ton of York afores deceased To have & to hold 

ye s d granted & bargained Premisses with all the Ap- 
p ur ces p r iviledges & Coniodities to the same belong- 
f nin m » or * n an y w * se appertaining to him the s d James 
tf b| Stariot his Heirs & Assigns forever To his & their 
Iflg only proper Use Benefit & Behoofe forever And I 
o« !"£ the s d John Woodbridge for me my Heirs Exec rs & 
|jg-3 Adm rs do covenant promise & grant to & with the s d 
gffoi James Stariot his Heirs & Assigns that before the 
fc*®; Ensealing hereof I am the true sole & lawful Owner 
gj^ 50 of the above bargained Premisses & am lawfully 
loll seize d & possessed of the same in mine own proper 
Right as a good perfect & absolute Estate of Inheri- 
tance in Fee simple & have in my self good Right 
e£ & ? full Power & lawful Authority to grant bargain sell 
i% * convey & confirm s d bargained Premisses in Manner 
as aboves* And that the s d James Stariot his Heirs & 
| Assigns shall & may from Time to Time & at all 
K Times forever hereafter bv Force & Vertue of these 
o • Presents lawfully peaceably & quietly have hold use 
| | occupy possess & enjoy the s d demised & bargained 
o*§ § Premisses with the Appurtenances free & clear & 
^&p» freely & clearly acquitted exonerated & discharged of 
"^&from all & all Manner of former or other Gifts 
offig| Grants bargains Sales Leases Mortgages Wills En- 
fflS^o tails Joyntures Dowries Judgments Executions In- 
wb"^! cumbrances & Extents Furthermore I the s d John 
<§ & §§ Woodbridge for my self my Heirs Exec rs & Adm rs 
■"* a do covenant & engage the above demised Premisses 
to him the s d James Stariot his Heirs & Assigns against the 
lawful Claims & Demands of any Person or Persons what- 
soever forever hereafter to warrant secure & defend And I 
Elisabeth Woodbridge the Wife of the aforenamed John 
Woodbridge do by these Pres ts freely & willingly ratify '& 
confirm the above granted Premisses and do give yield up & 
surrender all my Right of Dower Power of Thirds & all 
other Right Title or Interest which may hereafter accrue to 
me from the same unto him the s d James Stariot his Heirs 
& Assigns In Witness whereof we the s d John Woodbridge 
& Eliz a Woodbridge have hereunto set our Hands & Seals 
this sixth Day of Octo** Anno Domini One thousand seven 



Book XI, Fol. 256. 

hundred & twenty five Annoqr R 1 R is Georgii Magna Bri- 
tannia &c Duodecimo John Woodbridge ( seal ) 
Signed Sealed & Delivered . h f 

id the Presence of us Lhzebeth^W oodbndge ( seal ) 

Charles ft'rost mark 

Benj a Stone York sc/ Octob r (5 th 1725. M r 

Jer : Moulton John Woodbridge psonally ap- 

pearing acknowledged the forego- 
ing Instrument in Writing to be his 
Voluntary Act & Deed 

Cor Jos : Hamond J : Pac 
Witness Jer : Moulton 

Jer : ^jOSabens 

mark 

Jnnu ,y 5 th 1725/(i Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos Moodey Reg r 



To all Christian People to whom these Presents shall 
. „ D , come I Samuel Bragdon of York in the 

Sam" Bragdon ■ . o . 

To ^ County or York in the Province of the 

Massachusetts Bay in New England Coaster, 
send Greeting : Know ye that I the s d Samuel Bragdon for 
& in Consideration of that Parental Love & Affection that 
I have & do beare towards my Wei beloved Son Samuel 
Bragdon Jun r have given & granted & by these Presents do 
freely clearly & absolutely give and grant to the s d Samuel 
Bragdon Jun r his Heirs & Assigns forever a certain Tract 
or Parcel! of Land Situate lying & being in the Township 
of York on the South West Side of York River being in 
Quantity twenty Acres be the same more or less & is Part 
of the Land whereon I now dwell & which I purchased of 
Arthur Bragdon Sen r as by a Deed of Sale under the hand 
& Seal of the s d Arthur Bragdon bearing Date the twenty 
fifth Day of December Anno Domini One thousand seven 
hundred & one may at large appear & s d twenty Acres is 
butted & bounded as followeth viz beginning at the East- 
wardly Corner of s d Land whereon I now live & running 
from thence ten Poles bounding on the River afores d North 
Westwardly & from thence running back the same Breadth 
of Ten Poles South Westwardly to Kittery Line being 
bounded on the South East by Land of Thomas Donnell 
deceased & North West by the Rest of my own Land to- 
gether with all such Rights Liberties Immunities Profits 
Priviledges Commodities Emoluments & Appurtenances as 



Book XI, Fol. 256. 

in any Kind appertain thereunto with the Reversions & Re- 
mainders thereof & all the Estate Right Title Interest Inher- 
itance Property Claim & Demand whatsoever of me the s d 
Samuel Bragdon Sen r of, in & to the same & every Part 
thereof (excepting only out of the Premisses & reserving to 
my self the Barn now standing on the s d Land if it should 
tall within the Bounds above mentioned together with free 
Liberty of Egress & Regress to & from the same to me my 
Heirs & Assigns forever To have & to hold all the above 
granted Premisses with all & singular the Appurtenances 
thereof unto the s (1 Samuel Bragdon Jun r his Heirs & As- 
signs forever (except the before excepted) ; to his & their 
own proper Benefit Use & Behoofe from hence forth & for 
ever without any Manner of Condition to pformed by the 
s d Samuel Bragdon Jun r or his Heirs And Lydia the Wife 
of me the s d Samuel Bragdon doth hereby freely & willingly 
give yield up & surrender all her Right of Dower & Power 
of Thirds of in unto the Premisses (except as is above ex- 
cepted) to him the s d Samuel Bragdon Jun r his Heirs & 
Assigns forever — In Witness whereof the s d Samuel Bras- 
don & Lydia his Wife hereunto set their Hands & Seals this 
third Day of January in the Year of our Lord one thousand 
seven hundred & twenty five six — Annoque Regni Regis 
Georgii Magna Britannia Francia & Hibernia &c Duodecimo 
Signed Sealed & Delivered Samuel Bragdon ( seal ) 

in Presence of h # er 

Edward Carpenter Lydia— J— — Bragdon (seal) 

John Barker ./ . 

x • i x» i Mark 

Jeremiah Bragdon York so/ Jan 1 * 4 th 1725, 

Samuel Brandon above named 
psonally appearing acknowl- 
edged the foregoing Instrument in 
writing to his Voluntary Act & Deed 
Cor Jos : Hamond J. Pac s 
Jan 13 " 5 th 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos- Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come, Greet- 
Trefry wormstiii ni £- K now ye, that We Michael Wormstill & 
Riches?™ 1 Jon Thomas Trefry both Fishermen & Rebecca his 
wife late Rebecca Wormstill & [John Hill & 
Mary his Wife late] Mary Wormstill single Woman all of 
Marble Head in the County Essex in New England for & in 
Consideration of y e Sum of fiftv Pounds jrood Bills of Credit 



Book XI, Fol. 257. 

to us in hand before the Ensealing hereof well & truly paid 
by Richard Simpson of Biddiford in the County of York 
Husbandman the Receipt [257] Whereof we do hereby ac- 
knowledge & our selves therewith fully satisfied So con- 
tented. & thereof & of every Part & Parcell thereof do ex- 
onerate acquit & discharge him the s d Richard Simpson his 
Heirs Executors & Administrators for ever by these Pres- 
ents Have given granted bargained sold aliened conveyed 
and confirmed & by these Presents do freely fully & abso- 
lutely give, grant, bargain, sell aliene convey & confirm 
unto him the said Richard Simpson his Heirs & Assigns 
forever all our Right Title Share Part Portion Proportion 
Inheritance Dividend Property Claim & Demand which we 
the s d Michael Worm -till Thomas Trefry & Rebecca my 
Wife & [John Hill & L ary my wife late] Mary Wormstill 
or any of us ever had now have or ought to have or at any 
Time hereafter by anv Means whatsoever can or may pre- 
tend to have challh,ge claim or Demand of in or to all or 
singular the Lands <f Estate vmrchased by our Grandfather 
Arthur Wormstill as o Deeds or Records may appear lying 
Situate at or near V inter Harbour in the County of York 
afores d To have & to hold the s d granted & bargained Prem- 
isses with all the Ar urtenances Priviledges & Comodities 
to the same belongi; f or in any wise appertaining to him 
the said Richard Simpson his Heirs & Assigns forever To 
his & their only proper Use Benefit & Behoofe forever And 
we the s d Michael Wormstill Thomas Trefry & Rebecca my 
Wife & John Hill & [Mary his Wife late] Mary Wormstill 
for our Selves our Heirs Execut 1 * & Admin 1 " 6 do covenant 
promise & grant to & with the s d Richard Simpson his Heirs 
& Assigns that before the Ensealing hereof we are the true 
sole & lawful Owner of the above bargained Premisses & am 
lawfully seized & possessed of the same in our own proper 
Right as a good perfect & absolute Estate of Inheritance in 
Fee Simple : And have in our Selves good Right full Power 
& lawful Authority to grant bargain sell convey & confirm 
s d bargained Premisses in Manner as aboves d And that the 
said Richard Simpson his Heirs & Assigns shall & may from 
Time to Time and at all Times forever hereafter by Force 
& Vertue of these Presents lawfully peaceably & quietly 
have hold use occupy possess & enjoy the s d demised & 
bargained Premisses with the Appurtenances free & clear & 
freely and freely & clearly acquitted exonerated & discharged 
of from all & all Manner of former or other Gifts Grants 
Bargains Sales Leases Mortgages Wills Entails Joyntures 
Dowries Judgments Executions or Incumbrances of what 



Book XI, Fol. 257. 

Name or Nature soever, that might in any Mearsure or De- 
gree obstruct or make void this p Deed 

Furthermore, We the said Grantors for our Selves our 
Heirs Executors & Administrators do covenant & engage 
the above demised Premisses to the said Richard Simpson 
his Heirs & Assigns against the lawful Claims or Demands of 
any Person or Persons whatsoever forever to warrant secure 
& Defend by these Presents In Witness whereof we have 
hereunto set our hands & Seals the 5 th day of January in 
the twelfth Year of his Majesty's Reign Annoqr Domini 
1725/6 — Interlined before Signing 

Signed Sealed & D d Thomas Trefry ( seal ) 

in Presence of us ..-, Mic Wormsal ( seal ) 

Joseph Blany The M . irk f p^a Trefry n( ( seal ) 

Nath»Bowen , J ^ v ; 

mark 

Mary Hill >^ ( Seal ) John Hil1 ( Seal ) 

mark 

Abigail Q Wormstill f seal ) 
Essex so/ Marblehead Jan r ^ 5 d 1725/ > Th° Trefry Micall 
Wormstell John Hill Rebecca Trefry J\ ary Hill & Abigail 
Wormstell all psonally appeared & acknowledged the In- 
strument on the other Side to be their :' ae Act & Deed 

before Me A pv Gale J Peace 
Jan f y 8 th 1725/6 Record d according to the Original Ex- 
amined «.;; by Ji f s : Moodey Reg r 



This Indenture made the 21 Day of December Anno 

Edw-JBeaie JD° m ini O ne thousand seven hundred & twenty 

to four and in the Eleventh Year of the Reisfn of 

Peter J^OWel • /-« 

our Sovereign Lord King G-eorge over great 
Britain &c Between Edwar4 Beale of York in the County 
of York and Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New 
England Mariner on the One Part & Cap 1 Peter Nowel of 
York afores d Yeoman of the other Part Witnesseth that the 
s d Edward Beale for & in Consideration of the Sum of sev- 
enty one Pounds Eighteen Shillings in good public Bills of 
Credit on the Province afores d to him in Hand at & before 
the Ensealing & Delivery hereof well & truly paid by the 
said Peter Nowel the Receipt whereof is hereby acknowl- 
edged he the s d Edward Beale hath & by these Presents 
doth fully & absolutely grant bargain sell aliene enfeoffe 
release conve}' & confirm unto the s d Peter Nowel all that 
his certain dwelling House &, Barn with the Land whereon 



Book XI, Fol. 257. 

the same do stand & is thereto belonging situate & being in 
the Town of York a fores' 1 Containing by Estimation forty 
& one Acres & One Quarter be the same more or less butted 
& bounded as followeth viz 1 On the North & by East upon 
York River East & by South by Joseph Sweats Land South 
& by West on Stephen Greenleafes Land & West & by 
North by the Land of Colonel William Pepperrell of Kit- 
tery Esqr — however otherwise butted or bounded or re- 
puted to be butted or bounded together with all Rights 
Members Profits Priv Hedges & Appurtenances thereto 
belonging & the Revercon & Revercons Remainder & Re- 
mainders thereof To have & to hold the afore granted and 
bargained Piece or Parcell of Land with the dwelling House 
& Barn thereon standing & all other the above granted 
Premisses with the Appurtenances unto the said Peter 
Nowel his Heir & Assigns forever To his & their only proper 
Use Benefit & Behoof forever. And the s a Edward Beale for 
himself his Heirs Exec 1 " 8 & Adm rs doth Covenant grant & 
agree to & with the said Peter Nowel his Heirs & Assigns 
by these Presents in Manner & Form following that is to 
say that at & until the Ensealing & Delivery of these Pres- 
ents he the s l1 Edward Beale is the true sole & lawful Owner 
of the aforegranted dwelling House Barn Land & Premisses 
with the Appurtenances & stands lawfully seized thereof as 
of an Estate of Inheritance in Fee Simple And that the s d 
granted Premisses with the Appurtenances are free from all 
Incumbrances whatsoever And further that he will warrant & 
defend the afore granted dwelling House Barn Land & 
Premisses with the Appurtenances unto the said Peter 
Nowel his Heirs & Assigns forever against the lawful Claims 
& Demands of all & every Person &, Persons whatsoever 
Provided always & these Presents are upon this Condition 
nevertheless any thing before written to the Contrary in any 
wise notwithstanding that if the s d Edward Beale his Heirs 
Exe rs or Admin* 8 shall & do well & truly & truly pay or 
cause to be paid unto the abovenamed Peter Nowel his 
Exec 1 ' 8 Adm rs or Assigns the full & just Sum of seventy one 
pounds eighteen Shillings in good publick Bills of Credit 
on the Province afores d or currant lawful silver Money of 
New England with lawful Interest for the same after the 
Rate of six pounds p Cent p Annum on or before the twenty 
second Day of December which will be the Year of our 
Lord one thousand seven hundred & twenty five without 
Fraud or Delay then the afore written Deed to be void & of 
none Effect otherwise to abide in full Force & vertue In 
Witness whereof the s d Edward Beale & Elisabeth his Wife 



Book XI, Fol. 258. 

(in token that she relinquishes her Right of Dower or Thirds 
in the within granted Premisses have hereunto set thir Hands 
& Seals the s d 21 d Day of December Anno Domini 1724. 
And in the Tenth Year of the Reign of our s (1 Sovereign 
Lord King George Edward Beale ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered ™ rk 

in Presence of 

Sam 11 Moodey 

Charles ffrost Jun 



in Presence of Eliza £> Bail ( seal ) 

SS, York k) July 9-1725. 

This Day y° above named 
Edward Beale & Eliz a his 
Wife both psonally appeared 
before the Subscriber & ac- 
knowledged the above to be their 
free Act & Deed 
Cor W m Pepperrell Jun 1 " J. Peace 
Jan ry 14 th 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg 1 



•r 



[258] To all people to whom these Presents shall come 
Moses Ranks ^ Moses Banks of York in the County of York 

s t? in New England Yeoman send greeting Know ye 

that I Moses Banks for & in Consideration of the 
Sum of sixteen Pounds currant Money of New England to 
him in Hand paid by Thomas Perkins of Arundel in the 
County afores d Yeoman the Receipt whereof the said Moses 
Banks doth hereby acknowledge himself fully satisfied con- 
tented and paid & thereof & of every Part & Parcel 1 thereof 
do hereby Exonerate acquit & discharge the s d Thomas 
Perkins his Heirs Exec 1 ' 8 Adm rs for ever by these Presents 
have given granted bargained sold aliened conveyed and 
confirmed unto him the s cl Thomas Perkins his Heirs & As- 
signs forever Two hundred Acres of Land in Arundel afores d 
it being it being two Grants of Land granted to John Tur- 
bet hy the Town of Arundel alias Cape Porpus upon June 
y e 23 d 1681 which will fully appear on the Record of the 
Town of Arundel To have & to hold the afores d granted Prem- 
isses with a — the Appurtenances Priviledges & Coniodities 
to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining to him the 
s d Thomas Perkins his Heirs or Assigns for ever To his his 
& their only proper Use Benefit & Behoofe for ever — And 
that the s d Thomas Perkins his Heirs & Assigns shall & may 
from Time to Time & at all Times for ever hereafter by 
Force & Vertue of these Presents lawfully peaceably & 
quietly & quietly have hold use occupy Possess & enjoy the 



Book XI, Fol. 258. 

s d demised & bargained Premisses with thee Appurtenances 
free & clear from all former or other Gifts Grants Bargains 
Sales Joyntures Wills Entails or any Incumbrance whatso- 
ever — Furthermore I the s d Moses Banks for my self my 
Heirs Exec rs Admin" do covenant & engage the above de- 
mised Premisses to him the s a Thomas Perkins his Heirs & 
Assigns against the lawful Claims or Demands from any 
Person or Person or Persons whatsoever to Warrant secure 
& Defend In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand 
and Seal this twenty ninth Day of October in the Year of 
our Lord, one Thousand seven hundred twenty & five 1725 
Signed Sealed & Delivered Moses Banks ( seal ) 

in Presence of York ss/ Jan ry the 11. 1725/6 

Samuel Johnson Moses Banks psonally appeared 

, nis ^ , , before me the Subscriber & ac- 

Stephen -^PreWe know i e( ] g ed the above written In- 
strument to be his free Act & Deed 
Samuel Came Jus. Peace 
Jan ry 20 th 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos. Moodey Peg 1 ' 



To all Christian People to whom these Presents shall or 

Da..» Simpson ^y come Greeting Know ye that I Daniel 
to his son Simpson of York in the County of York in the 
Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New Eng- 
land Cordwainer for divers Good Causes & Considerations 
me hereunto moving but more especialty for the Sum of 
forty Shillings in Money to me in Hand paid or otherwise 
secured to be paid before signing & Delivery of these Pres- 
ents have given granted bargained sold & for ever quit 
claimed and by these Presents do for my self my Heirs 
Exec rs & Assigns grant surrender remise release & for ever 
quit claim unto my Son Henry Simpson of the aboves # d Town 
County & Province & to his Heirs & Assigns for ever all my 
Right Title Interest Use Property Reversion Claim Benefit 
& Demand whatsoever of in & to one Acre of Swampy Land 
lying & being in the Township s d of York at a Place corn- 
only called or known by the Name of the Grasey Swamp it 
being Part of my Homestead : & is bounded as followeth 
viz 1 Beginning at a Pine Tree marked on four Sides standing 
in s d Swamp at the North West Side of my Land next & ad- 
joy ning to Persons's Land & from thence South East twelve 
Poles & twelve foots to a Stake set up by an old Fence & 
from thence North East twelve Poles & twelve Foots to a 



Book XI, Fol. 258. 

small Spruce Bush marked four Sides 8c from thence North 
West to Persons's Bounds & from thence South West to 
the Pine began at together with the Priviledge of going to & 
from s d Acre of Land across my Land To have & to hold 
all my s d Right Title Use & other the before granted Prem- 
isses unto the s d Henry Simpson his Heirs & Assigns for 
ever to the sole & only proper Use & Benefit of him the s d 
Henry Simpson his Heirs Exec' 8 & Assigns for ever And I 
the said Daniel Simpson for my self my Heirs Exec rs Admin rs 
do covenant Promise & grant to & with the s d Henry Simp- 
son his Heirs Exec rs Admin rs & Assigns that he the s d Henry 
Simpson his Heirs & Assigns shall & may from Time to 
Time & at all Times for ever hence forth peaceably & quietly 
have hold occupy possess & enjoy all and singular the before 
remised Premisses without any Lett Suit Trouble or Inter- 
ruption whatsoever or of by me the s d Daniel Simpson my 
Heirs Exec rs Adm rs or Assigns or of or by any other Person 
or Persons whatsoever laying any lawful Claim thereunto 
from by or under me — In Testimony whereof I have here- 
unto set my Hand & Seal this seventeenth Day of Jan 17 
1725/6 Daniel Simpson ( seal) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered York sc/ Jan r >' 26,. 1726. Daniel 
in Presence of Simpson psonally appeared be- 

Edw d Preble fore me the Subscriber & acknowl- 

Joseph Bank edged this Instrument to be his free 

William Grow Act & Deed 

Samuel Came Jus. Peace 
Jan 17 26. 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents may come Henry 
Henry Doiieii Do" 111 ! of York in the County of York in the 
To ar Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New Eng- 
land Yeoman sendeth Greeting Know ye the s d 
Henry Donnil for & in Consideration of fourteen pounds 
Money to him in Hand well & truly paid by Elihu Gunni- 
son of Kittery in the County & Province afores d Yeoman at 
the Receipt whereof the s d Henry Donnil doth acknowledge 
himself therewith fully paid well satisfied & contented for 
every Part & Payment thereof & doth hereby acquit exon- 
erate & discharge the s d Elihu Gunnison of every Part & 
Payment thereof hath given granted bargained sold aliened 
enfeoffed conveyed & confirmed & doth by these Presents 
give grant bargain sell aliene enfeoff convey make over & 



Book XI, Fol. 259. 

confirm unto the s d Elihu Gunnison & his Heirs & Assigns 
forever Thirty Acres of Land within the Township of s d 
York situated upon the North West Side of the great Marsh 
so called that lieth between Cape Neddick River & the Town 
of Wells which was laid out unto the s d Henry Donnil Jan ry 
y c 25 th 1720/21 as p York Town Records may at large ap- 
pear & is butted & bounded as followeth viz Beginning at a 
small forked white Maple Tree standing upon the South Side 
of a Parcel of Land lately sold by M r Benjamin Stone Unto 
s tl Elihu Gunnison which s d Tree is in each Branch marked 
four Sides And runs from thence South Half a Point West- 
wardly forty Poles & runs from thence West one hun- 
dred & twenty Poles to a Tree marked on four Sides & runs 
from thence North Half a Point Eastwardly forty Poles to 
- - Hemlock Tree marked on four Sides & runs from thence 
East to the Maple Tree began at Together with all the 
Rights Titles Priviledges Appurtenances Emoluments Ex- 
tents & Advantages belong to the same of what kind or 
Nature whatsoever or that may ever hereafter redowncl unto 
the same or any Part or Parcel I thereof unto him the s d 
Elihu Gunnison & his Heirs & Assigns for ever To have & 
to hold & quietly & peaceably to use occupy & enjoy as a 
good clear & absolute Estate in Fee simple And moreover 
the s d Henry Donnil doth for himself his Heirs Exec rs & 
Admin rs to & with the s d Elihu Gunnison covenant engage 
& Promise the before granted & demised Premisses to be 
free & clear & freely & clearly acquitted & discharged from 
all Gifts Grants Bargains Sales Rents Rates Dowers Wid- 
dows Thirds Mortgages Executions or any other Incum- 
brances whatsoever And also from all future Claims Dues 
Demands Challenges Arrests Lawsuits or any other Inter- 
ruptions whatsoever to be had or cofnenced by him the s d 
[259] Henry Donnil or any other Person or Persons what- 
soever upon any Grounds or Title of Law from & after the 
Date hereof — And furthermore the s d Henry Donnil doth 
avouch & declare that untill the Signing & Ensealing hereof 
he is the true sole & rightful Owner of the befores d & 
granted Premisses and hath in himself good Right full 
Power & lawful Authority to grant & dispose of the same 
as afores d And that from & after this Date the s d Henry 
Donnil doth bind & oblige himself his Heirs Executors & 
Admin rs to warrant secure & defend the before demised & 
granted Premisses with all iheir Priviledges & Appurte- 
nances unto the s d Elihu Gunnison & his Heirs & Assigns 
for ever — In Witness whereof the s d Henry Donnil hath 
hereunto set his Hand & Seal this twenty first Day of Feb- 



Book XI, Fol. 259. 

ruary in the Year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred 
& twenty three (four) 4 in the Tenth Year of the Reign o 
our Sovereign Lord George King of Great Britain &c 
Signed Sealed & Delivered hennery donell ( seal ) 

in the Presence of us York sc/ July 16 th 1724. 

John Walker This Day the within named 

George bery Henry Donnall psonally ap- 

Matthew Vincent peared before me the Subscriber 

one of his Maj tys Justices of the 
Peace fors d County & acknowledged 
this foregoing written Instrument to 
be his free Act & Deed 

W m Pepperrell 
Jan ry 27. 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to w T hom these Presents shall come Joseph 
Jos- Favour Feavor of the Town of York in the County of 
To York in New England Carpender sendeth Greet- 

ing Know ye that the s d Joseph Feavor for & in 
Consideration of the Sum of twenty nine pounds Currant 
Money of New England to him in Hand before the Enseal- 
ing & Delivery hereof well & truly paid by Elihu Gunnison 
of the Town of Kittery in the County of York afores d Ship- 
wright the Receipt whereof the s d Joseph Favor doth 
hereby acknowledge & thereof & of every Part & Parcell 
thereof do exonerate acquit & discharge the s d Elihu Gun- 
nison his Heirs Exec rs & Admin rs & every of them forever 
by these Presents have given granted bargained sold aliened 
enfeoffed conveyed & confirmed &, by these Presents do 
freely fully clearly & absolutely give grant aliene enfeoffe 
convey & confirm unto him the s d Elihu Gunnison his Heirs 
& Assigns for ever by these Presents fifty eight Acres of 
Land Marsh or fresh Meadow situate lying & being within 
the Town of York afores d Thirty Acres of it being a Grant of 
the Town of York to Thomas Favor (Father of the aboves d 
Joseph Favor) & assigned by Deed to the s d Joseph Favor 
the fifteenth Day of February 1720/21. & laid out to the s d 
Joseph Feavor y e 17 th of the same February 1720/21. as by the 
Return will appear & Reference to the s d Return being had 
for the Butts & Bounds thereof will plain & at large appear. 
And twenty eight Acres of of the aboves d fifty Eight being 
all that Land fresh Meadow or Marsh which the s d Joseph 
Favor bot of Caleb Spurrier as by s d Spurriers Deed for the 



Book XI, Fol. 25 ( J. 

same Dated the twenty first Day of March 1722/3 Refer- 
ence to s d Deed being had for the Butts & Bounds thereof 
will plain & at large appear together with all the Priviledges 
& Appurtenances to each of the aboves 11 ParceNs of Land 
belonging or in any wise appertaining To have & to hold all 
& singular the above granted & bargained Premisses to- 
gether with all &> singular its Priviledges & Appurtenances 
thereof or thereunto in any wise appertaining unto the s d 
Elihu Gunnison his Heirs & Assigns for ever to his & their 
own proper Use & Uses Benefit & Behoofe from hence forth 
& forever lawfully peaceably & quietly to have hold use 
occupy possess & enjoy — And lastly the s a Joseph Favor 
for himself his Heirs Exec rs & Admin* 8 dothe covenant prom- 
ise & grant to & with the s d Elihu Gunnison his Heirs & 
Assigns: That they will warrant unto the s (l Elihu Gunni- 
son & his Heirs all the before granted & bargained Prem- 
isses its Priviledges & Appurtenances against all Persons 
whatsoever forever by these Presents — In Witness whereof 
the s d Joseph Favor hath hereunto set his Hand & Seal this 
sixteenth Day of July Anno Domini 1724 
Sealed & Delivered Before Signing & Sealing the word 

in Presence of us Carpender interlined between 

W m Pepperrell Jun r second & third Line ( seal ) 

Samuell Bragdon Joseph Fa vers 

Samuel Black Mark Jg g ( seal ) 

York sc/ July 16 th 1724 This Day the 
abovenamed Joseph Faver psonally ap- 
peared before me the Subserib 1 ' one of his 
Majesty's Justices of the Peace for s d County 
& acknowledged the foregoing Instrument to 
be his free Act & Deed W m Pepperrell 

j an ry 27th 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg 1 ' 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come greet- 

oRackiift m & Know ye y l I John Racklift of York in the 

^Leavitt County of York in the Provance of the Massa- 

achusetts Bay in New England Yeoman for & 

in Consideration of ninety pounds in good Bills of Credit to 

me in Hand before the Ensealing hereof well & tvu\y paid 

by Joseph Leavitt late of Hampton in the Province of New 

Hampshire now resident in York afores cl Cordwainer the 

Receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge & my self there- 



Book XI, Fol. 260. 

with to be fully satisfied contented & paid & thereof & of 
every Part & Parcel 1 thereof do exonerate acquit & dis- 
charge the said Joseph Leavitt his Heirs Execu ls & Adm rs 
for ever by these Presents have given, granted, bargained 
sold, aliened conveyed & confirmed & by these Presents do 
freely fully & absolutely give grant bargain sell aliene con- 
vey & confirm unto the s d Joseph Leavitt his Heirs & As- 
signs for ever a certain Messuage or Tract of Land situate 
lying & being in the Township of York afores d containing 
forty two Acres by Estimation be the same more or less 
bounded as followeth viz Beginning at a small Asp Tree & a 
white birch Tree marked on four Sides at the South Corner 
of Joseph Smiths Land on which he now dwells & runs from 
thence South West twenty eight Poles bounding on the 
Land of Alexander Tomson late ot York deceased to a small 
see a con firm a- ^ S 1 )S Tree marked on four Sides at the East 
tion of this Deed Corner of William Shaws Lott of Land there 
And runs from thence North West two hun- 
dred & fifty two Poles bounding partly by s d Shaw & partly 
by a thirty Acre Lott of s d Tomson to a Pitch Pine Tree 
marked on four Sides And from thence North North East 
twenty eight Poles bounding on Comon Land to a white oak 
Tree marked on four Sides & from thence South East 
bounding partly by conion Land and partly by s d Joseph 
Smiths Land to the Birch Tree first began at — beina - the 
Land I bought of Cap 1 Peter Nowel — To have & to hold 
the s d granted & bargained Premisses with all the Privi- 
ledges & appurtenances to the same belonging or in any wise 
appertaining to him the s d Joseph Leavitt his Heirs & Assigns 
for ever to his & their own proper Use Benefit & Behoofe 
for ever And I the s d John Racklift for me my Heirs Execut rs 
and Admin rs do covenant promise & grant to & w r ith the s d 
Joseph Leavitt his Heirs & Assigns that before the Deliv- 
ery of these Presents I am the true sole & lawful Owner of 
the above bargained Premisses & am lawfully seized <fe pos- 
sessed of the same in mine own proper Right as a good per- 
fect & absolute Estate of Inheritance in Fee Simple & have 
in my self good Right full Power & lawful Authority to 
grant bargain sell convey & confirm said bargained Prem- 
isses in Manner as a*boves d And that the s d Joseph Leavitt 
shall & may by force & Vertue of these Presents lawfully 
peaceably & quietly have hold use occupy possess & enjoy 
the before granted Premisses with their Appurtenances from 
Time To Time & at all Times for ever hereafter And that 
free [260] And clear & freely & clearly acquitted exonera- 
ted & discharged of from all & all Manner of former & other 



Book XI, Fol. 260. 

Gifts Grants Bargains Sales Leases Mortgages Joyntures 
Dowries Judgments Executions Incumbrances & Extents — 
Furthermore I the s d John Racklift for me my Heirs Exeu rs 
& Adm rs do hereby covenant and engage the afore-granted 
Premisses with all the Appurtenances to him the s' 1 Joseph 
Leavitt his Heirs & Assigns against all & every Person & 
Persons whatsoever forever hereafter to warrant secure & 
Defend — And Joanna the Wife of Me the s d John Racklift 
doth hereby freely & willingly give yield up & surrender all 
her Right of Dowry & Power of Thirds of in & unto the 
Premisses to the s d Joseph Leavitt his Heirs & Assigns for- 
ever — In Witness whereof the s tl John Racklift & Joanna 
his Wife have hereunto set their Hands & Seals the eleventh 
Day of January in the Year of our Lord One thousand seven 
hundred & twenty five six And in the twelfth Year of the 
Reign of our Sovereign Lord George over Great Britain 
France & Ireland King &c " his 

Signed Sealed & Delivered T , />^ p „ . T ,, Tf , x 

*? n * John__ _^f^^ Kacklltt (Seal) 

in Presence or us ~^/ v 

Samuel Rounds mark 

her Joanna Rcklief ( seal ) 

Mary X Came Benj a Stone 

Mar k Joseph Moulton 

Jos : Moodey York sc/ York Jan 1 * 20 th 1725/6 John 
Racklift & Joanna Racklift appeared be- 
fore me the Subscriber & acknowledge 
the above Instrument to be their free Act & 
Deed Samuel Came Jus pec 

Jan ry 28 th 1725/6 Recorded according to the Originall 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come Greet- 
„ l4 . ins Know ye that I Jeremiah Moulton of York 

Jer: Moulton Q J . . 

to m the County of York in the Province of the 

n« ac Massachusetts Bay in New England Esqr for & 

in Consideration of the Sum of forty Pounds good Bills of 
Credit to me in Hand before the Ensealing hereof well & 
truly paid by John Racklift of s d York Husband man the 
Receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge & my self there- 
with fully satisfied & contented & thereof & of every Part 
& Parcell thereof do exonerate acquit & Discharge him the 
s d John Racklift his Heirs his Heirs Exec rs & Admin rs for 
ever by these Presents Have given granted bargained sold 
aliened conveyed & confirmed & by these Presents do freely 



Book XI, Fol. 260. 

fully & absolutely give grant bargain sell aliene convey & 
confirm unto him the s d John Racklift his Heirs & Assigns 
for ever a certain Tract or Parcel of Land situate lying & 
being in the Township of York butted & bounded as follow- 
eth viz — Beginning at a small white oak Tree marked on 
four Sides standing in or near the dividing Line between 
the two Townships of York & Wells & by the Road that 
leads from Donnelis & Weares Mill & the other Mills stand- 
ing on Josias's River And from s d Oak Tree West South 
West as the Road now runneth adjoyning to s d Road two 
hundred & seventy four Poles to a great Rock lying by s d 
Road And from thence South South East thirty one Poles 
to the Land formerly laid out to Cap 1 Matthew Austin late 
of said York deceased then bounding on s d Austins Land 
till it comes to the Eastermost Corner Rounds of s d Austins 
Land And then South West adjoyning to s d Land Eight 
Poles to a great Hemlock Tree marked on four Sides And 
from thence East North East to Wells Bounds and is bounded 
by Wells Bounds to the White Oak Tree first mentioned 
(containing in the whole sixty Acres) To have & to hold 
the s d granted & bargained Premisses with all the Appurte- 
nances Priviledges & Comodities to the same belonging or 
in any wise appertaining to him the s d John Racklift his 
Heirs & Assigns forever to his & their own proper use Ben- 
efit & Behoofe for ever And I the s d Jeremiah Moulton for 
me my Heirs Execut rs & Admin rs do covenant promise & 
grant to &, with the s d John Racklift his Heirs & Assigns 
that before the Ensealing Hereof I am the true sole & law- 
ful Owner of the above granted & bargained Premisses & 
am lawfully seized & possessed of them in mine own proper 
Right as a good perfect & absolute Estate of Inheritance in 
Fee simple & have in my self good Right full Power & law- 
ful Authority to grant bargain sell convey & confirm s d bar- 
gained Premisses in Manner as aboves d And that the s d John 
Racklift his Heirs & Assigns shall & may from'Time to Time 
& at all Times for ever hereafter by Force & Virtue of these 
Presents lawfully peaceably & quietly have hold use occupy 
possess & enjoy the s d demised & bargained Premisses with 
the Appurtenances free & clear & freely & clearly acquitted 
exonerated & discharged of from all & all Manner of former 
or other Gifts Bargains Sales Leases Mortgages Wills En- 
tails Joyntures Dowries Judgments Executions Incum- 
brances & Extents of what Name or Nature soever whereby 
in any Measure or Degree this Present Deed might be ob- 
structed or made void — And Hannah Moulton the wife of 
me the s d Jeremiah Moulton doth hereby freely willing give 

Book xi. 53 



Book XI, Fol. 260. 

yield up & Surrender all her Right of Dowry & Power of 
Thirds of in & unto the Premisses to the s d John Racklift 
his Heirs & Assigns In Witness whereof the s (1 Jeremiah 
Moulton & Hannah his Wife have hereunto set their Hands 
& Seals this twentieth Day of January in the Year of our 
Lord one thousand seven hundred & twenty five six Annoqr 
Regni Regis Georgii Magna Britannia &c Duodecimo 

The words [containing in the whole sixty Acres] were 
interlined before signing ; as also one word obliterated 

It is to be understood before Signing that the aboves cl 
Jeremiah Moulton his Heirs Executors & Admin" shall war- 
rant secure & defend the before bargained Premisses with 
all their Appurtenances to the s tl John Racklift his Heirs & 
Assigns for ever against all & every Person or Persons 
whatsoever — laying any lawful Claim thereunto 
Signed Sealed & Delivered Jeremiah Moulton ( Seal ) 

in Presence of us Hannah Moulton ( seal ) 

Samuel Came York sc Jan 1 ^ 29 th 1725/6 Jere- 

Richard Brawn niiah Moulton & Hannah Moulton 

his Wife psonally appeared before 
me the Subscriber one of his Majes- 
ty's Justices of the Peace for the County 
of York & acknowledged the above Deed 
of Sale to be their free Act & Deed 

Samuel Came 
Feb ry 4 th 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg 1 



Know all Men by these Presents that I Thomas Huchens 
The Huchens S° n °* Hugh Huchens of Old England Husband- 
« to man Know ye for & in Consideration of six 

Jos.-Willson i-»r J j .xt i -it n»- T , 

pounds Money to me in Hand paid by M r Joseph 
Willson of Kittery in the County of York House Carpenter 
have given granted bargained and sold & do by these Pres- 
ents give grant bargain & confirm unto the s d Joseph Will- 
son five Acres of Land lying on the East Side of Spruce 
Creek in Kittery which was given me by Benj a Hutchens of 
Kittery in the County of York as by a Deed may more at 
large appear & is bounded by John Chapmans Land North 
East & by East sixty four Poles & is in Breadth twelve 
Poles & an half North West, as was sown to me by s d Ben- 
jamin Hutchens & laid out by M r Daniel Emery as by his 
Return may appear bearing Date March y e 18 th 1718 To- 
gether with all the Timber Wood & Under wood standing 



Book XI, Fol. 261. 

or laying thereon with all the Priviledges Appurtenances & 
Advantages thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining 
To have & to hold all the s d five Acres of Land to the only 
Use & Behoof of him the s tl Joseph Willson his Heirs &. 
Assigns forever — Furthermore I y e said [201] Thomas 
Hutchens do for my self my Heirs or a Signs covenant to 
& with the s d Joseph Willson his Heirs Execu rs Admin" & or 
Assignes that the Premisses are free from all Incumbrances 
whatsoever & that I am the true & proper Owner thereof at 
the Time of the Sealing hereof & that I have within my self 
full Power & lawful Authority to give & dispose of the same 
& that it may be lawful for the s d Joseph Willson To take 
up occupy & possess the same & every Part thereof to his 
own proper Benefit & Behoofe for ever The peaceable & 
quiet Possession thereof to warrant & defend against all 
Persons whatsoever laying Claim thereunto, The Kings most 
excellent Majesty only excepted — In Witness hereof I set 
to my Hand & Seal this twentieth Day of March in the Year 
of our Lord One thousand seven hundred & Eighteen* 
Nineteen hia 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Thomas ^C^ Huchens (seal) 
in Presence of us Mark 

Paul Thompson York ss :/ Thomas Hutchins Per- 

Thomas Sturmy sonally appearing before me the 

Jos : Curtis Subscriber acknowledged the above 

written Instrument to be his Act & 
Deed Sam 11 Plaisted J P s 

Feb ry 7 th 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Kittery March 18 : 1718/9. 
By Order of Benj a Huchens I have measured & bounded 
out to Thomas Huchens five Acres of Land according to a 
Deed bearing Date Nov 1 " 6. 1718. And is bound North East 
by East sixty four Poles by John Chapmans Land & is 
twelve Poles & Half in Breadth North West 

p Daniel Emery SuiV 
Feb r y 7 th 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Book XI, Fol. 261. 

To all People to whom these Presents shall come Know 
sam» skiiiinjr ^ e That I Sam 11 Skillion of Kittery in the County 
h To * of York in New England Shipwright have for & 
in Consideration of the Sum of fourteen Pounds 
ten shillings currant Money of afores d to me in Hand well 
& truly paid by Hannah Willson of Kittery in the County 
afores d Widow the Rec fc whereof to full Content & Satisfac- 
tion I do hereby acknowledge & my self therewith fully 
satisfied & contented & thereof & of every Part <& Parcell 
thereof do exonerate acquit & discharge the s d Hannah 
Willson her Heirs Exec rs Admin rs & Assigns have given 
granted bargained sold aliened conveyed & confirmed & do 
by these Presents fully freely give grant bargain & sell unto 
the s d Hannah Willson her Heirs & Assigns for ever One 
Messuage or Tract of Land lying & being in Kittery afores d 
containing by Estimation six Acres be the same more or less 
And lyeth upon the East Side of Spruce Creek & lying upon 
the East Side of a North East half Northerly Line begin- 
ning at a Place where an old Pine Stump stood, by the 
Water Side of s d Spruce Creek & where the Fence of An- 
drew Haley now stands which s d Place was the Bounds 
between Rob* Mendum dec d & Go wing Willson dec d but 
now in the Possession of s d Sam 11 Skillion ; And thence to 
run on a straight Line from where s d Pine Stump stood to 
an Hemlock Tree markt S. S. A. H & I. W. & the same 
Course to the Swamp & along s d Swamp w ch is the Head 
Bounds To have & to hold the s d Tract or Parcell of Land 
with all its Priviledges & Appurtenances to the same be- 
longing or in any Ways appertaining to her the s d Hannah 
Willson her Heirs & Assigns for ever to her & and their only 
proper Use Benefit & Behoof for ever And I the s d Sam 11 
Skillion for my self my Heirs Execut rs & Admin 1 * 8 doth cov- 
enant promise & grant to & with the s d Hannah Willson her 
Heirs & Assigns that before the Ensealing hereof I am the 
true sole & lawful Owner of all the above granted and bar- 
gained Premisses & am lawfully seized & possessed of the 
same in mine own proper Right as a good Perfect & abso- 
lute Estate of Inheritance in Fee Simple And have in my 
self good Right full Power & lawful Authority to give grant 
bargain sell aliene convey & confirm s** 1 bargained Premisses 
in Manner as afores d And the same being free & clear from 
all Incumbrances whatsoever And that the s d Hannah Will- 
son her Heirs & Assigns shall & may from Time to Time & 
at all Times for ever hereafter by Force & Virtue of these 
Presents lawfully peaceably & quietly have hold use occupy 
possess & enjoy all the afore granted & bargained Premisses 



Book XI, Fol. 261. 

as afores d — And I the s d Sain 11 Skillion for my self my 
Heirs Executors & Admin rs do by these Presents covenant 
promise & grant to & with the s (l Hannah Willson her Heirs 
& Assigns to warrant secure & defend all the afore granted 
& bargained Premisses to her & her Heirs forever against 
the lawful Claim or Demand of any Person or Person what- 
soever — In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand 
& Seal this Eleventh Day of June Anno Domini One thou- 
sand seven hundred & twenty Samuell Skilin ( seal ) 
Signed Sealed & Delivered * York sc/ June 13 th 1720 
in Presence of This Day the above named 
Andrew Hally Samuel Skillion psonally ap- 
W m Pepperrell Jun r peared before me the Sub- 
scriber one of his Majesty's Jus- 
tices of the Peace for s d County & 
acknowledged all the aforegoing In- 
strument to be his free Act & Deed 
W m Pepperrell 
Feb ry 7 th 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come Know 
And -Han ye that I Andrew Halley of Kittery in the 
h & County of York in New England Husbandman 

have for and in Consideration for a Tract of 
Land to me this Da} r sold by Hannah Willson of Kittery 
afores d Widdow which Tract of Land lyeth in Kittery 
afores d at a Place called Spruce Creek & bounded as will 
more fully appear p a Deed under said Hannah Willsons 
Hand & Seal the same Date as this, the Receipt whereof to 
full Content & satisfaction I do hereby acknowledge & my 
self therewith fully satisfied & contented & of every Part & 
Parcell thereof do exonerate acquit & discharge the s d 
Hannah Willson her Heirs & Assigns for ever have given 
granted bargained & sold & do by these Presents fully freely 
& absolutely give grant bargain & sell One Messuage or 
Tract of Land lying & being in Kittery afores d cont a by Es- 
timation five Acres be the same more or less & lyeth upon 
the East side of Spruce Creek : beginning at the Water 
Side at a Fence that Parts s d Willsoi, & Hal leys Land below 
the old Garden & so to follow the Fence as it now goeth to 
the Road & from the Road a Rock set up just within side 
the Field & from s l1 Rock to run so far Back as the s 1 ' Hal- 
leys Fathers Deed of Gift mentions to the atores d Land And 



Book XI, Fol. 262. 

from thence eleven Rod atwart to s d Willsons Land And 
from thence to the first mentioned Bounds to the Water 
Side 

To have and to hold all the above granted & bargained 

Land with all the Priviledges & Appurtenances to the same 

belonging or in any Wa}'s appertaining to her the said 

Hannah Willson her Heirs & Assigns for ever To her & 

their only proper Use Benefit & Behoofe for ever And I 

the s d Andrew Halley do by these Presents for my self my 

Heirs Exec rs & Admin 1 ' 8 To warrant secure & defend all the 

above granted & bargained Premisses to her the s d Hannah 

Willson her Heirs & Assigns for ever against the lawful 

Claim or Demand of any Person or Person whatsoever — In 

Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand & Seal this 

thirteenth Day of June Anno Domini One thousand seven 

hundred & twenty Andrew Hally ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered York sc/ June 13 th 1720. This 

in Presence of Day the above named Andrew 

Samueal Skilin Halley personally appeared be- 

W m Pepperrell Jun r fore me the Subscriber one of his 

Majesty's Justices of the Peace for 

s d County & acknowledged all the 

tore going Instrument to be his free 

Act & Deed 

W m Pepperrell Jus. Peace 
Feb ry 7 th 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



[262] To all People unto whom these Presents shall 
Ann iio^sdon come Ann Hogsdon of Boston in the County of 
Ben Stokes Suffolk in New Engl d Widow (one of the Chil- 
dren of Alexander Th waits And Ann his Wife 
of Kennebeque in New England dec d sends greeting That 
whereas Thomas Clarke & Thomas Lake late of Boston 
afores d Merch ts Dec d did in their Life Time by Deed of Gift 
bearing Date the tenth Day of August in the Year of our 
Lord One thousand six hundred sixty Eight absolutely give 
& grant alienate & confirm unto the Children of the s d Alex- 
ander Thwaite & Ann his Wife To say Elizabeth, Ann John, 
Rebecca, Alexander, Lydia, Jonathan, Mary & Margaret 
Thwaits ; a certain Tract of Land lying & being of the west- 
ern Side of Kennebeck River over against a small Island 
called Kitts Island about a Mile below Neaumkeg beginning 
at a certain small Brook about forty Poles to the Northward 



Book XI, Fol. 262. 

of a round Hill a little above the s d Kitts Island, & so down 
the River South Ward to a certain Brook coming into the 
River against the lower End of the sandy Flatts in the Middle 
of the River beinsf estimated near about Mile from the first 
named Brook, & so running into the Land four Miles West- 
ward holding the same Breadth as is between the said two 
Brooks, And in Case the s d Land do not take in the Meadow 
which the s d Alexander did then improve & mow, That then, 
the s d Thomas Clarke & Lake also grants unto the afores d 
nine Children Three Score Acres of the s d Meadow if there 
be so much there To have & to hold to the aforenamed nine 
Children of the s d Alexand 1 ' Thwaite & Ann nis Wife, to 
them & either of them their Heirs Exec rs & Adm rs in aqual 
Proportions from the Day of the Date of s d Deed untill the 
Settling of twelve Families thereabouts or the granting of a 
Township, The one Halfe of the same for ever & the other 
Halfe to be yielded up to such Inhabitants or Township for 
the Incouragement of their Settling there provided that it 
do not entrench upon any Land that shall be improved be- 
fore that Time as p s d Deed Reference thereto being had 
may more fully appear Now Know Ye That I the s d Ann 
Hogsdon for & in Consideration of the Sum of twenty 
Pounds currant Money of New England to me in Hand 
before the Ensealing hereof well & truly paid by Benja a min 
Stokes of Boston afores d Miller, the Receipt whereof to full 
Content & Satisfaction she doth hereby acknowledge have 
given granted bargained, sold, remised released, quit, claim, 
conveyed & confirmed & by these Presents do fully freely 
& & absolutely give grant bargain sell transferr convey & 
confirm unto the s d Benjamin Stokes his Heirs Exec rs Adm rs 
& Assigns for ever All that my Right Title & Interest Use 
Possession Reversion & Reversions Remainder & Remain- 
ders Property Condition Claim & Demand whatsoever which 
I now have or should, may, might, or of Right ought to 
have or claim of in and to all the afores d Tract of Land & 
Meadow given unto the s d nine Children of the s d Alexand r 
& Ann Thwaits (there being but four of s d nine surviving) 
the other five died without Issue) To have & to hold my 
Part of s d Land & Meadow with all the Premisses & Appur- 
tenances thereunto belonging or in any kind appertaining 
To him the s d Benjamin Stokes his Heirs & Assigns for 
ever To his & their only sole proper Use Benefit & Behoofe 
so that neither I the s d Ann Hogsdon nor any other Person 
or Persons in the Name Right or Stead of me shall or will 
at any Time or Times hereafter, have challenge claim or de- 
mand any Right or Interest unto the s d granted and released 



Book XI, Pol. 262. 

Premisses or tiny Part thereof but of and from all & every 
Action of Right Title or Interest therein or thereto I my 
Heirs Exec rs & Adm rs shall be utterly excluded & forever 
debarred by these Presents — And further I do hereby cov- 
enant promise grant & agree bind & oblige my self my 
Heirs Execut rs & Admin rs from hence forth & for ever here- 
after to Warrant & defend all all the abovegranted Prem- 
isses unto him the s d Benj a Stocks his Heirs & Assigns 
against all Persons whomsoever claiming any lawful Right 
to the aforesaid Premisses from by or under me In Witness 
whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal the tenth 
Day of March in the tenth Year of the Reign of our Sover- 
eign Lord George King of Great Britain &c Annoq, Domini 
One thousand seven hundred & twenty three four 
Signed Sealed & Delivered The Mark ot 

in the Presence of us . ZLtt^^i™ / - , \ 

The Words [unto him the Ann^Hogsdon ( seal ) 

s d Benj a Stokes his Heirs Suff ss Boston March 15 th 

& Assigns] was inter- 1724 Ann Hogsdon psonally 

lined before the Enseal- appeared before me the Sub- 
ing hereof scriber one of his Majestys Jus- 

Arthur Head x tices of the Peace for the County 

Jabob Sheafe aboves d & acknowledged the within 

written Instrument to be her volun- 
tary Act & Deed 

Sam 11 Checkley 
Feb 17 9 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People unto whom these Presents shall come Ed- 

Edw* Giiiing ward Gilling of Boston in the County of Suffolk 

to in New England Tailor & Mary his wife (which 

Beni* Stokes . c 

s d Mary his Wife is one of the Children of Alex- 
ander Thwaits & Ann his Wife late of Kennebeque in New 
England deceased) sends Greeting That whereas Thomas 
Clarke & Thomas Lake Late of Boston afores d Merch ts de- 
ceased did in their Life -Time by Deed of Gift bearing Date 
the tenth Day of August in the Year of our Lord one thou- 
sand six hundred sixty eight, absolutely give grant alienate 
convey & confirm- unto the Children of the said Alexander & 
Ann Thwaite (Viz 1 ) Elizabeth, Ann, John, Rebecca Alex- 
ander, Lydia Jonathan Mary & Margaret Thwait, A certain 
Tract or Parcell of Land lying & being of the Western Side 
of Kennebeque River over against a Small Island called 



Book XI, Fol. 263. 

Kitts Island about a Mile below Neaumkeg, beginning at a 
certain small Brook about forty Poles to the North -Ward 
of a round hill a little above the s d Kitts Island, & so down 
the River Southward to a certain Brook coming into the 
River against the lower End of the sandy Flatts in the 
Middle of y e River being estimated near about a Mile from 
the first named Brook & so running into the Land four Miles 
Westward holding the same Breadth as is between the s d 
two Brooks, And in Case the s d Land do not take in the 
Meadow which the s d Alexander did then improve & mow, 
that then the s d Thomas Clarke & Lake also grants unto the 
afores d Nine Children, Three score Acres of the s d Meadow 
if there be so much there To have and to hold unto the afore- 
named nine Children of the s d Alexander Thwaite & Ann his 
Wife, to them & either of them their Heirs Exec rs & Adm rs 
in aqual Proportions from the Day of the Date of s d Deed, 
untill the Settling of twelve Families thereabouts or the 
granting of a Township the One half of the same for ever, 
& the other half to be yielded up to such Inhabitants or 
Township for Incouragement of their Settling there provided 
that it do not intrench upon any Land that shall be improved 
before that time As p s d Deed reference thereto being had 
may more fully appear Now Know ye that he the s d Edward 
Grilling & Mary his s d Wife For & in Consideration of the 
Sum of Ten Pounds Currant Money of New England to 
them in Hand before the Ensealing hereof well & truly paid 
by Benjamin Stokes of Boston afores d Miller the Receipt 
whereof to full Content & Satisfaction they do hereby ac- 
knowledge have o-iven granted bargained sold remised re- 
lease, quit, claim conveyed and confirmed, And by these 
Presents Do fully freely & absolutely Give grant bargain sell 
transferr convey & confirm unto the s d Benj a Stokes his Heirs 
Execut rs Admin rs & Assigns for ever All that their Right Title 
Interest Use Possession, Reversion & Reversions, Remain- 
der & Remainders Property Claim Condition & [263] De- 
mand whatsoever which we now have, had, or should, may 
might, or of Right ought to have or Claim of in & to all the 
afores d Tract of Land & Meadow given unto the s d nine 
Children of the s d Alexander & Ann Thwaits (there being 
now but four of s d nine surviving) the other five deceased 
without leaving Issue To have & to hold our Part & Inter- 
est in s d Tract of Land & Meadow with their Appurtenances 
to him the said Benj a Stokes his Heirs & Assigns for ever 
To his & their only sole proper Use Benefit and Behoof So 
that neither he the s d Edward Gilling & Mary his said Wife, 
nor any other Person or Persons, in the Name Right or 



Book XI, Fol. 263. 

Stead of them shall or will at any Time or Times hereafter, 
Have challenge claim or Demand any Right or Interest unto 
the s d granted & released Premisses or to any Part or Par- 
cell thereof but of & from all & every Action of Right Title 
or Interest therein or thereto they themselves their Heirs 
Exec rs & Admin 1 " 8 shall be utterly excluded & for ever de- 
barred by these Presents And further they do hereby cove- 
nant promise grant & agree bind & oblige themselves their 
Heirs Exec rs & Adm rs from hence forth & for ever hereafter 
to warrant & defend all the above granted Premisses unto 
him the s d Benjamin Stokes his Heirs & Assigns against all 
Persons whomsoever claiming any lawful Right to the afore- 
said Premisses from by or under them In Witness whereof 
he the s d Edward Gilling & Mary his Wife have hereunto 
set their Hands & Seals the twentieth Day of May in the 
Tenth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George 
King of Great Britain <fcc a Annoque Domini One thousand 
seven hundred twenty & four The Mark of 
Signed Sealed & Deliv- ^— f* 

ered in the Pres- Edward Gillmg // / J ( seal ) 



ence of us 



Jacob Sheafe The Mark of 

Samuel Hall Mary 



Gilling 



o 



(Z/ ( seai ) 



Suffolk ss Boston March 15 th 1724 Edward Gilling & 
Mary his Wife personally appeared before Me the Subscriber 
one of his Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County 
aboves d & acknowledged the within written Instrument to 
be their voluntary Act & Deed Sam 11 Checkley 

Feb 1 ^ 9 th 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Prese'ns shall come Henry 
Henry Barter Barter of the Town of Kittery in the County of 
T T Z ■ * ^ York in New England Fisherman sendeth 
Greeting Know ye that the s d Henry Barter for 
& in Consideration of the Love & Affection which he beareth 
to his Wei beloved Son in Law James Grindal hath given 
granted aliened enfeoffed conveyed & confirmed And by 
these Presents do freely fully clearly & absolutely give 
grant aliene enfeoff convey & confirm unto him the s d James 
Grindal his Heirs & Assigns for ever a certain Parcell of 
Land situate lying & being in Kittery afores d at a Place 



Book XI, Fol. 263. 

commonly called & known by the Name of Oocketts Neck 
in Spruce Creek containing about two Acres & half be it 
more or less being butted & bounded as folio weth viz Be- 
ginning at an Apple Tree standing on the North West 
Corner & running South East Sixteen Rod & a Quarter to 
Parrots Land : Then South West half West by Parrots Line 
seventeen Rod : Then North West eight Rod : Then West 
twelve Rod & three Quarters by the Wates Side : Then 
North East twenty six pole & half to the Aple Tree where 
it first began together with all fruit Trees & other Trees 
Priviledges & Appurtenances to the same belonging or in 
any wise appertaing unto the s d James Grindal his Heirs & 
Assigns for ever To have & to hold all & singular the above 
given & granted Lands Fruit Trees &o a & all & singular the 
Priviledges & Appurtenances thereof unto the s d James Grin- 
dal his Heirs & Assigns for ever to his & their own proper 
Use Benefit & Behoof for ever And the s d Henry Barter for 
himself his Heirs Exe rs & Adm rs do hereby covenant & agree 
to & with the s d James Grindal his Heirs & Assigns to War- 
rant & for ever to defend all the before granted & given 
Premisses unto the s (1 James Grindal his Heirs & Assigns 
for ever against' all and every Person & Persons whomsoever 
claiming or to claim by from or under him the s d Henry 
Barter his Heirs Exec rs or A dm 1 * or any of them Also Sarah 
the Wife of the s d Henry Barter doth by these Presents 
give yield up and surrender all her Right & Right of Dowry 
& Power of Thirds of in & unto all the above given & 
granted Premisses unto the s d James Grindal his Heirs & 
Assigns for ever In Witness whereof they the s d Henry 
Barter & Sarah his Wife hath hereunto set ther Hands & 
Seals this seventh Day of January in the Year of our Lord 
one thousand seven hundred & twenty three in th^ tenth 
Year ot his Majesty King Georges Reign &c a 
Sealed & Delivered Henry Barter ( Seal ) 

in Presence of us ( seal ) 

Margerrey Peperell York Sc Jan rv y e 13. 1723 This 
W m Pepperrell Jun r Day the above named Henry Barter 
psonally appeared before me the Sub- 
scriber one of his Majesty's Justices of 
the Peace for s d County & acknowl- 
edged the foregoing Instrument to be 
his free Act & Deed 

W m Pepperrell 
Feb r y 14 th 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Book XI, Fol. 264. 

To all People to whom these Presents shall come Philip 
Gamon of the Town of Portsmouth in New 
PMiip^amon ii ampshire j n New England Fisherman & Mary 
James Grindaii n j s W jf e sen deth Greeting Know ye that they 
the s d Philip & Mary Gamon for & in Consideration of the 
Sum of twelve Pounds curr 1 Money of New England to them 
in Hand before the Ensealing & Delivery of these Presents 
well & truly paid by James Grindaii of the Town of Kittery 
in the County of York in New England Mariner the Receipt 
whereof to full Satisfaction the s d Philip & Mary Gamon 
doth hereby acknowledge & y r of & of every Part & Parcell 
thereof do exonerate acquit & discharge the said James 
Grindaii his Heirs & Assigns for ever have given granted 
bargained sold aliened enfeoffed conveyed & confirmed & by 
these Presents do freely fully clearly & absolutely give 
grant bargain sell aliene enfeoffe conve} r & confirm unto 
him the s d James Grindaii his Heirs & Assigns for ever a 
certain Parcell of Land situate lying & being in the Town 
of Kittery afores d at Spruce Creek at a Place commonly 
called & known by the Name of Crocketts Neck containing 
about five Acres be the same more or less & is butted & 
bounded as followeth viz [264] Beginning at the Water 
Side on the South Side the Neck & runs North East half 
North forty three Rods by Balls Line Then North West 
half West seventeen Rods : Then South West half West 
thirty seven Rod by the s d Giindalls Land then South half 
East Eight Rod by the Water Side & Then South East sev- 
enteen Rod by the Water Side to the Place where it first 
began together with all the Priviledges & Appurtenances to 
the same belonging or in anywise appertaining: The s d Par- 
cell of Land formerly was the Right & Estate of John 
Parrot late of Kittery afores d deceased who died seized 
thereof in Fee & then descended & came to the aboves d 
Mary Gamon the Eldest Child of the s d John Parrot no 
Heirs Male surviving To have and to hold all & singular the 
aboves d granted & bargained Premisses & Its Appurtenances 
unto the s d James Grindaii his Heirs & Assigns for ever to 
his & their own proper Right Use & Uses lawfully peacea- 
bly & quietly to have hold use occupy possess & enjoy from 
hence forth & for ever And further the s d Philip Gamon & 
Mary his Wife for themselves their Heirs Exec rs Adm rs & 
Assigns do covenant promise & agree to & with the s d James 
Grindaii his Heirs & Assigns to warrant secure & for ever 
to defend the before granted & bargained Premisses & its 
Appurtenances unto the s d James Grindaii his Heirs & As- 
signs against the lawful Claims & Demands of all Persons 



Book XI, Fol. 264. 

whomsoever f fro in by & under us] In Witness whereot 
they the s d Philip Gamon & Mary his Wife hath hereunto 
set their Hand & Seal this thirtieth Day of November Anno 
Domini 1725 

The Mark of The Mark of 

Mary //Gamon ( seal ) Philip fj Gamon ( seal j 

Sealed & Delivered Mem The Words [from by & 

in Presence of us under us] were interlined be- 

The Mark of fore the acknowledgment 

/""■ hereof 

Edward V Pendexter Portsm In New Hamps r 

T „ T^mTT; Philip Gammon & Mary his 

James Jefirv T1F r.- r „ / , 

Wite psonally appeared be- 
fore me the Subscriber this 30 th 
of November 1725 & acknowl- 
edged the above Instrument to be 
their voluntary Act & Deed 

Sam 11 Penhallow Jus : p. 
Feb ry 14 th 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People Christian to whom this present Deed of 

12 4 3 

Edm*ward Sale sna ^ come Edmund Ward of Scarborough 
To in the County of York in the Province of the 
Massachusetts Bay in New England Yeoman send- 
eth Greeting Know ye that the s d Edmund Ward for & in 
Consideration of one hundred pounds in lawful Bills of 
•Credit to him in Hand paid before the Ensealing & Deliv- 
ery of these Presents by Moses Davis of Ipswich in the 
County of Essex in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay 
Potter The Receipt wherof He the s d Edmund Ward doth 
acknowledge & himself therewithal fully satisfied contented 
& paid & in Consideration thereof he hath given granted 
bargained & sold & by these Presents he doth fully give 
grant bargain & sell aliene Assign enfeoffe convey & con- 
firm unto the s d Moses Davis his Heirs Execut rs Admin rs & 
Assigns for ever one hundred & sixty six Acres of Land & 
a Proprietorship all being in the Town of Scarborough in 
the County of York — seventy two Acres situate & lying in 
Scarborough lying upon the Great Hill called Scataways 
Hill : Sixty Acres of Upland it begins at a Stack in the 
fresh Meadow on the South Side of the «;reat at oak Hill 



Book XI, Fol. 264. 

& runs Nor Nor West Eighty Pole to a white Pine Stump 
markt & then Nor Nor East one hundred & twenty Pole to 
a red Oak markt & then runs one hundred and twenty Poles 

South South West to a Stake in the Meadow 

To twelve Acres of Meadow adjoyning to the aboves d Land 
lying on the South Side Thereof as it now stands bounded 
forty eight Pole fronting the Upland & then down the 
Meadow forty Pole S West & then forty eight Pole South 
East to the Upland to a little Maple & so by the Upland 

forty Rods to the first Bounds 

To twenty eight Acres of Land bounded as follows begin- 
ning at an Oak mark E. W. six rod below the Falls on the 
North Westerly Branch of Dunson River & runs fifty six 
Rods West to an Oak marked then East eighty Pole & on a 
North Point fifty [six] Pole & then South eighty Pole to the 

red Oak where We began To sixty Acres more 

laying by Non such River begins at an Hemlock &, runs one 
hundred & sixty Pole on a South & by West Point then on 
a square sixty Poles Then on a Square one hun- 
dred and sixty Then on a Square sixty Poles to the Hem- 
lock Tree where we first began Also to one sixth Part of 
thirty six Acres of Land bought in Partnership of M r Mal- 
ikan by us Job Burnam Thomas Sevey Eben r Sevey William 
Newbury Nathan Night Edmund Ward — also a Proprietor- 
ship or Comon Right all the aboves d Lands & Rights to the 
aboves d Davis & his Heirs To have & to hold for ever all 
the Priviledges & Appurtenances any Ways appertaining to 
him the s d Moses Davis his Heirs Exec rs Admin rs & Assigns 
for ever To his & their sole & only proper Use & Benefit & 
Behoof for ever And the s (1 Edmund Ward for himself his 
Heirs Exec rs Admin rs & Assigns doth covenant promise & 
grant to & with the s d Moses Davis his Heirs Exec rs Admin rs 
and Assigns by these Pres te that he the s d Edmund Ward is im- 
mediately before the Ensealing & Delivery of these Presents 
the true & Rightful Owner of of the above granted & bar- 

3 2 1 

gained Premisses & hath in himself good Right full Power 
& lawful Authority to sell & convey the same as is above 
exprest & that the same is free & clear & clearly acquitted 
& discharged of & from all former and other Bargains Sales 
Alienations Titles Troubles Charges & Incumbrances of what 
Nature & kind soever & that the s d Moses Davis his Heirs & 
Assigns shall & may from T?me to Time & at all Times for 
ever hereafter quietly & peaceably possess & enjoy the 
above bargained & granted Premisses & every Part hereof 
as a good as a good & indefeasible Estate of Inheritance in 
Fee simple And furthemore the s d Edmund Ward doth cov- 



Book XJ, Fol. 265. 

enant & engage that he will warrant & defend the same to 

him the s d Moses Davis his Heirs & Assigns against all & 

every Person & Persons legally Claiming any Right Title 

or Interest therein In Witness whereof the s d Edmund Ward 

hath hereunto set his Hand & Seal this 29 Day of June in 

the 8 year of his Majesty's Reign & in the Year of our Lord 

1722 Edmund Ward ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed A Delivered Essex Ss. Ipswich June 29. 

in Presence of Witnesses 1722. Then the above named 

Priscilla Rogers Edmund Ward psonally ap- 

Mary Rogers peared & acknowledged the above 

written Instrument to be his free 

Act & Deed 

Coram Dan 1 Rogers J s Peace 
Feb ry 19 th 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come Greet- 
. . „ iug- Know ye that I Benjamin Averell of Gloces- 

Ben: Averell & . J erf < i ^n • i- * 

To ter in the County of Essex m the Province of the 
Massachusetts Bay of New England Mariner for 
& in Consideration of the Sum of forty pounds to me in 
Hand before the Ensealing hereof well & truly paid by 
Jacob Curtis of York in the County of York in the Province 
afores d House Carpenter the Receipt whereof I do hereby 
acknowledge & my self therewith fully satisfied & thereof 
do acquit the s d Jacob Curtis his Heirs Execut rs & Admin™ 
by these Presents have given granted bargained & sold to 
him the s d Jacob Curtis his Heirs & Assigns for ever the 
one quarter part of a certain Piece or Tract or Parcell of 
Upland swampy Land & Meadow lying & being in the 
Township of York afores d near about a Mile to the Eastward 
of Cape Nettick which Land was formerly my honoured 
Fathers Thomas Averell afores d Fisherman of s d York de- 
ceased The which Peice or Tract containing by Estimation 
One hundred twenty & six Acres be the same more [265] 
Or less butted & bounded as followeth Southwardly upon 
the Land of Eliakim Wardwell, Eastwardly upon the Sea 
North Wardly upon the Land of John Spencer On the 
Westwardly Side partly by the Towns Comons & partly 
upon other Mens Grants — And likewise I the s d Benjamin 
Averill do convey as afores d to the s d Jacob Curtis his Heirs 
& Assigns the one fourth part of a Comon Right if any 
should fall or belong to aboves d Tract of Land To have & 



Book XI, Fol. 265. 

to hold s d granted & bargained Premisses with all the Ap- 
purtenances Priviledges & Comodities to the same belonging 
or any Ways appertaining to him the s (1 Jacob Curtis his 
Heirs & Assigns for ever to his & their own proper Use 
Benefit & Behoof for ever And I the s d Benjamin Averill for 
me my Heirs Execut rs & Assigns do covenant promise & 
errant to & with the aboves d Jacob Curtis his Heirs & Assigns 
that before the Insealing hereof I am the true sole & lawful 
Owner of s d granted Premisses & have good Right full Power 
& lawful Authority to sell & convey the same as in Manner 
afores d And that the s d Jacob Curtis his Heirs & Assigns 
may from Time to lime & at all Times by force & Vertue 
of these Presents have hold possess & enjoy the above de- 
mised premisses without any Lett Hindrance or Molestation 
from me the s d Benjamin Averell my Heirs Exec rs Adm rs or 
or Assigns — Furthermore I the s d Benjamin Averill do 
promise & engage the above demised Premisses to him the 
s d Jacob Curtis his Heirs & Assigns against the lawful 
Claims or Demands of any Person or Persons whatsoever 
for ever hereafter to warrant secure & defend — And Mary 
Averill the Wife of me the s d Benjamin Averill doth by 
these Presents being freely willing give up & surrender all 
her -Right of Dowry & Power of Thirds in & unto the above 
demised Premisses to him the s d Jacob Curtis his Heirs & 
Assigns In Witness whereof I the s d Benjamin Averill to- 
gether with my Wife have hereunto set our Hands & Seals 
this eighteenth Day of January in the twelfth Year of the 
Reign of our Sovereign Lord King George Anno Domini 
1725/6 BenjVAverell ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Mary Averell ( seal ) 

in Presence of us Witness Memorandum — Before Sign- 
Philemon Warner ing & Sealing this Instrument 
Phile n Warner Jun r it was agreed on by the within 

Benj a Averil y e Grantor & Jacob 

Curtis the Grantee & this is to be 

understood by all Parties & Persons 

to whom these Presents shall come 

That there was a Deed given dated 

which is already on Record wherein 

the Consideration mentioned was thirty 

pounds And this Deed is for the same 

vide Pag : 247. Quarter Part of the same Lands & to be 

only a Confirmation of the same as if it 

were one Deed only 

Jan 17 18 1725/6 Received of the within Jacob Curtis with 

what I had received before the full Sum of fourty pounds 



Book XI, Fol. 265. 

being the whole Consideration & to my full Satisfaction I 
say received in full by me Benj a Averell 

Essex Sc. Glocester Jan 1 "* 27 th 1725. Benjamin Averell 
within named personall appearing acknowledged the within 
written Instrument to be his voluntary Act & Deed 

Cor Me Epes Sargent Just pa s 

Feb ry 23 d 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



This Indenture made the twentieth Day of August in the 
Ar « „ f .. ninth Year of the Rei<rn of Kino- George 

Martha Mountjoy . . «= » p 

To Annoq> Domini One thousand seven hundred 

& twenty two between Martha Mountjoy Re- 
lict Widow & Administratrix to the Estate of her late Hus- 
band Josiah Mountjoy of Boston in the County of Suffolk 
in New England Innholder deceased Intestate of the one 
Part : And Col Penn Townsend of Boston afores d Esq r on 
the other part witnesseth that the s d , Martha Mountjoy 
Admin x as afores d for & in Consideration of the Sum of 
Thirty seven Pounds, to her in Hand well & truly paid at & 
before the Delivery of these Presents by the s d Penn Towns- 
end the Receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged Hath 
granted bargained sold conveyed & confirmed & by these 
Presents (by vertue of an Order of his Majestys Superiour 
Court of Judicature at their Session held at York for the 
County of York on Wednesday the tenth of May Anno 
Domini 1721 fully authorizing her thereunto) doth fully 
freely clearly & absolutely give grant bargain sell aliene en- 
feoff release convey & confirm unto the s d Penn Townsend 
One full ninth Part of all those several Tracts or Parcells of 
Land hereafter mentioned situate lying & being in Casco Bay 
in the late Province of Mayne now called & known by the 
County of York which were heretofore the Lands & Estate 
of John Philips deceased, Great Grand father of the s d 
Josiah Mountjoy & of George Mountjoy deceased Grand 
Father of the s d Josiah Mountjoy described in the Deeds 
hereafter expressed that is to say Imprimis — A Tract of 
Land containing all that Upland & Marish at Capissick lying 
up along the Northern Side of s d Capissick River & so up 
to the head of y e s d River, & so to reach & extend over the 
River side of Amuncongan, which Lands Squittergussett 
Indian Sagamore of Casco Bay sold unto Francis Small as 
by his Deed to the s d Francis Small bearing Date July 27 
1657. And he the s d Francis Small sold all the afores d Tract 

Book xi. 54 



Book XI, Fol. 265. 

of Land & Marishes to the s d John Phillips as by his Deeds 
for the same bearing Date May 10 th 1658 & July 12 th 1659. 
Also fifty Acres of Land on the River Presumscutt forty 
Acres thereof adjoyning to the last Falls into that River 
which falls down into the Sea or Salt water to be taken from 
the Falls downward by the s d River Side on the South West 
Side of the s d River & to be on a Square as near as conve- 
niently ma}' be ; the other Ten Acres to be taken on the 
same side of the s (1 River at a certain Creek called the long 
Marsh being between the s d Falls & the Land granted to 
Richard Marty n ; which s d fifty Acres of Land was sold by 
George Cleaves to the s d John Phillips as by his Deed bear- 
ing Date August y e 10 th 1657. appears. Also fifty Acres of 
Land on the River Presumscutt adjoyning to the Place 
where the House of the s d John Phillips formerly stood viz 1 
five Acres adjoyning to the fresh water Course on the lower 
Side of the s d House towards the Sea down the River, the 
other forty five Acres above the s d House to begin at the 
fresh Water & go up the River by the Water Side to the 
next Valley or Cove supposed to be forty Pole or there- 
abouts from the s d House ; & upon that Breadth to run into 
the Woods all along the Water Course ; which s d Land was 
sold by George Cleaves to the s d John Phillips as appears 
by his Deed for the same bearing Date May 3 d 1 658. Also 
two hundred Acres of Land tying on the River Presumscut 
adjoyning to the Falls of s d River & near to the little River 
Shecoway the same to run from the back of the Falls into 
the Woods & to lie as near on a Square as conveniently 

may be, the s d Land lying North wardly or North 

Westerly from the s d Falls, or as near the s d Points as may 
be without tending into the Swamp. Also sixty Acres of 
Meadow or Hay Ground more or less lying thereto or near 
thereunto Easterly & lying from the s d Falls Northwardly or 
North Westerly or thereabouts & butteth on Shecoway River 
which Land was sold by the s d George Cleaves to the s d 
John Phillips by Deed dated June 8 th 1663. Also an Island 
in Casco Bay called House Island containing about twenty 
Acres more or less which Island was formerly sold to George 
Mountjoy afores d Grand Father of the s d Josiah Mountjoy 
as may appear by the several Deeds for the same. Also a 

Tract of Land on Merriconneague Neck in Casco Bay 

be the same more or less sold by Robert Nichols to the s d 
George Mountjoy Also another Tract of Land on Tuesseck 
Neck alias Merriconneague Neck Together with all and sing- 
ular the Trees Woods Underwoods Comonages after Rights 



Book XI, Fol. 266. 

& Divisions of Land Ways Waters Water Courses Profits 
Priviledges & Appurtenances thereto belonging Of all which 
above granted Lands & Premisses the s d Josiah Mountjoy 
died seized in Fee Simple to whom the same belonged as he 
was the Son of George Mountjoy jun 1 ' & one of the Grand- 
sons of the s d George Mountjoy deceased & Mary his late 
Wife who was the Daughter & Heir of the s d John Phillips 
To have & to hold one full ninth Part of all & every the 
afores d Tracts or Parcells of Land & Island butted & de- 
scribed as afores d or however otherwise with all the Trees 
Woods Underwoods Comonages after Rights & Divisions of 
Land Profits Priviledges & Appurtenances thereto belonging 
unto him the s d Penn Townsend his Heirs & Assigns to his 
& their only sole & proper Use Benefit & Behoof for ever — 
And the s d Martha Mountjoy Admin x afores d Doth Covenant 
for the Heirs Exec rs & Admin rs of her s d [266] Husband 
Josiah Mountjoy to & with the s d Penn Townsend his Heirs 
Execu rs & Admin 1 ' 8 & Assigns by these Presents in Manner 
& Form following that is to say that the s d granted Lands 
& Premisses are free & clear of and from all former & other 
Gifts Grants Bargains Sales Entails Titles Troubles Charges 
& encumbrances whatsoever Save only certain Quit Rents 
or acknowledgments to be paid to George Cleaves his Heirs 
or Assigns out of sundry parcells of the aboves d Land as 
folio wes viz 1 One shilling & one Days Work for a Man for 
the fifty Acres of Land bought of the s d Cleaves August the 
10 th 1657. And one shilling & one Days Work for a Man 
for the fifty Acres of Land bought of the s d Cleaves May 3 d 
1658. And one Farthing p Acre for the two Hundred & fifty 
Acres of Land bought of the s d Cleaves June 8 th 1663 And 
one Peny for every Tree fit for Mills felled & used by the 
s d John Phillips his Heirs or Assigns according to the Tenour 
of y e said Deeds to which Payments & Conditions these 
Presents are subjected — And the s d Penn Townsend buys 
the s d Estate under the s d Incumbrances — And further the 
s d Martha Mountjoy Admin x as afores d doth covenant & grant 
that by Vertue of the s d Superiour Courts Order authoriz- 
ing her thereunto she hath in her s d Capacity full Power to 
grant sell convey & dispose of the s d granted Lands & Prem- 
isses in Manner as afores d And that she shall & will warrant 
& defend the same granted Lands & Premisses unto him the 
s d Penn Townsend his Heirs & Assigns for ever against the 
lawful Claims & Demands of the Heirs of the s d Josiah 
Mountjoy John Phillips George Mountjoy & Mary his Wife 
& George Mountjoy Jun r all deceased or -any other Persons 



Book XI, Fol. 266. 

claiming by from or under them 
Parties to these Presents have hereunto interchangeably put 
their Hands & Seals the Day & Year first within written 
Signed Sealed & Delivered Martha Mountjoy ( seal ) 

in Presence of us ( seal ) 

Joseph Billings Keceived the Day & Year above writ- 
John Smith ten of Penn Townsend Esqr the sum of 
thirty seven pounds in full for the afore 
granted Lands & Premisses 

p Me Martha Mountjoy 
Suffolk Sc Boston Aug 1 21. 1722 M" Martha Mountjoy 
Admin* as afores d acknowledged the aforegoing Instrument 
to be her free Act & Deed 

Before Me Habijah Savage Just Pac s 
Feb ry 23 d 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People unto whom these Presents shall come Penn 
penn Townsend Townsend of Boston in the County of Suffolk 
to in New England Esqr sends Greeting — Know 

ye that for & in Consideration of the Sum of 
eighteen Pounds to me in Hand paid at & before the Deliv- 
ery of these Presents by John Buttolph of s d Boston Wine 
Cooper the Receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged I the 
s d Penn Townsend have & by these Presents do give grant 
bargain sell convey & confirm unto the said John Buttolph 
One half Part (the whole to be aqually divided) of one 
ninth Part of all those several Tracts or Parcells of Land 
hereafter mentioned situate in Casco Bay in the County of 
York which were heretofore the Estate & Inheritance of 
John Phillips deceased, which on the twentieth Day of 
August Curr 1 1 bought & purchased of M rs Martha Mount- 
joy Relict Widow and Admin x to the Estate of Josiah 
Mountjoy late of s d Boston Innholder deceased & particu- 
larly described in the Deeds hereafter mentioned That is to 
say Imp rs A Tract of Land containing all that Upland & 
Marish at Capissick lying upalong the Northern Side of s d 
Capissick River & so up to the Head of the s d River, & so 
to reach & extend over to the River Side of Amunconoan 
which Lands Squittergussett Indian Sagamore of Casco Bay 
by Deed dated 27 th of July 1657. sold unto Francis Small 
who sold all the afores d Tract of Land & Marshes to the s d 
John Phillips by Deeds dated May 10 th 1658 & July 12 th 
1659. Also fifty Acres of Land on the River Presumscutt 



Book XI, Fol. 266. 

forty Acres thereof adjoyning to the hist Falls into that 
River which falls down into the Sea or Salt water to be 
taken from the falls downward by the s d River Side on the 
South West Side of the s (1 River, & to be on a Square as 
near as conveniently may be The other ten Acres to be 
taken on the same Side of the River at a certain Creek 
called the long Marsh being between the s d Falls & the Land 
granted to Richard Martyn ; which s d fifty Acres of Land 
was sold by George Cleaves to the s d John Phillips by Deed 
dated the tenth of August 1657. Also fifty Acres of Land 
on the River Presumscutt adjoyning to the Place where the 
House of the s d John Phillips formerly stood viz five Acres 
adjoyning to the Freshwater Course on the lower Side of s d 
House towards the Sea down the River ; the other forty five 
Acres above the s d House to begin at the Fresh water & go 
up the River by the Water Side to the Next Valley or Cove 
supposed to be forty Pole or thereabouts from the s d House 
& upon that Breadth to run into the Woods all along in the 
Water Course ; which s d Land the s d George Cleaves by 
Deed dated May 3 d 1658 sold to the said John Phillips, 
Also two hundred Acres of Land lying on the River Pre- 
sumscutt adjoyning to the Falls of s d River & near to the 
little River Shecoway the same to run from the Back of the 
Falls into the Woods & to lye as near on a Square as con- 
veniently may be the s d Land lying Northwardly or North 
Westwardly from the s d Falls or as near the s d Points as 
may be without tending into the Swamp : Also sixty Acres 
more of Meadow or Hay Ground more or less lying thereto 
or near thereunto Easterly & lying from the s d Falls North- 
wardly or North Westerly or thereabouts & butteth on She- 
coway River which Land the s a George Cleaves sold by 
Deed dated June 8 th 1663 to the s d John Phillips. Also an 
Island in Casco Bay called House Island containing about 
twenty Acres more or less also a Tract of Land on Merri- 
conneague in Casco Bay be the same more or less. Also 
another Tract of Land on Tuesseck Neck alias Merriconneague 
Neck Together with all & singular the Trees Woods Un- 
derwoods Comonages After Rights & Divisions of Lands 
Ways Waters Water Courses Priviledges and Appurtenances 
thereto belonging To have & to hold the full half Part of 
one ninth Part of all & every the afores d Tracts or Parcells 
of Land & Island butted & bounded us afores d or However 
otherwise with all the Trees Woods Underwoods Comonages 
After Rights & Divisions of Land Profits Priviledges & Ap- 
purtenances thereto belonging (being the one Half of all the 
Estate by me purchased of the s d Martha Mountjoy as Ad- 



Book XI, Fol. 267. 

min x afores' 1 ) unto him the s (1 John Buttolph his Heirs & 
Assigns to his & their only proper Use Benefit & Behoof 
for ever (Subject nevertheless to the Quit Rents mentioned 
in my Deed from the s d Martha Mount joy Adm x as afores d 
the s (l Buttolph being to pay his Half thereof if demanded) 
And I the said Penn Townsend do avouch my self at & un- 
till the Time of the Ensealing & Delivery of these Presents 
to be the true sole & lawful Owner of all the afore in-anted 
Premisses having in my Self full Power to sell grant & dis- 
pose thereof in Manner as afores (1 the same being free & 
clear from all former & other Gifts Grants Sales Mortgages 
Wills Entails Titles Troubles Charges & Incumbrances what- 
soever Save only one Half of the Quit Rent afores d And I 
the s d Penn Townsend do Covenant for me My Heirs Exec rs 
& Admin rs to & with the s d John Buttolph his Heirs & As- 
signs by these Presents to Warrant & Defend the s d granted 
Lands & Premisses with their Appur ccs unto him & them 
for ever against my Self my Heirs Exec rs Admin rs & Assigns 
In Witness whereof I have hereunto put my Hand & Seal 
the twenty first Day of August Anno Domini One thousand 
seven & twenty two 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Penn Townsend ( seal ) 

in Presence of us [267] Received the Day & Year 

Will Maccarty above written of M r John Buttolph 

Samuel Tyley the Sum of Eighteen Pounds in full 

for the aforegranted Land & Premisses 
p Me Penn Townsend 
Suffolk Sc. Boston Sept r 29. 1723 Col Penn Townsend 
Esqr acknowledged this Instrument to be his free Act & 
Deed Before Me Daniel Oliver Jus : Peace 

Feb f y 23 d 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Know all Men by these Presents y 1 I Daniel Grant of 
Dan» Grant Berwick in the County of York & within his 
o u T .? ■, , Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts Bay 

Sam" Hodsdon . ^ T J _ . , __ , n .. _ . d _, J 

m Aew England Husbandman tor & in y e Con- 
sideration of the Sum of twenty four Pound to me in Hand 
well & truly paid by Samuel Hodsdon of the Town County 
& Province afores 11 Husbandman the Receipt whereof I ac- 
knowledge & own my self fully satisfied contented & paid 
& do acquit exonerate & discharge the s d Samuel Hodsdon 
his Heirs Exec rs Adm rs and Assigns of all & every Part for 
ever have i^iven granted bargained sold aliened enfeoffed set 



Book XI, Fol. 267. 

over & confirmed & by these Presents do fully freely clearly 
& absolutely Give grant bargain sell aliene enfeoff set over 
& confirm unto him the s (1 Samuel Hodsdon & to his Heirs 
Exec rs Adm rs & Assigns for ever a certain Piece of Land 
situate lying & being in the Township of s d Berwick & is 
[twenty Acres] bounded as followeth Beginning at a white 
Oak Stump standing in Richard Lord Fence then running 
South West 46 Pole to a white Oak Tree spotted on four 
Sides then running South South East 70 Poles Then North 
East to John & Benjamins Nasons Land 46 Poles & by s d 

Land to the first beginning together with all & singu- 

lar the Ways Profits Rights Comon Rights Priviledges mines 
Minerals Timber Trees Wood Underwood Comodities & 
Appurtenances & whatsoever thereunto belongeth or is by 
any Manner of Ways or Means appertaining thereunto To 
have & to hold the s d twenty Acres with all the other above 
granted & bargained Premisses with their Appurtenances 
unto him the s d Samuel Hodsden & to his Heirs Exec 1 ' 5 Ad- 
min" & Assigns To his & their own only proper Use Bene- 
fit & Behoof for ever And the s d Samuel Hodsdon his Heirs 
Exec rs & Admin rs or Assigns shall & may from hence forth 
& for ever hereafter lawfully peaceably & quietly have hold 
use occupy possess & enjoy all the above granted & bar- 
gained Premisses with their Appurtenances they being free 
& clear & freely & cleaaly acquitted exonerated & discharged 
of & from all Manner of former & other Gifts Grants Bar- 
gains Sales Leases Mortgages Title Thirds Dowries Judg- 
es Go o 

ments Executions Claims & Demands whatsoever — And 
further I the s d Daniel Grant my Heirs Exec rs & Admin rs 
shall & will from hence forth & for ever hereafter warrant 
& defend the s d twenty Acres of Land & all other the above 
granted & .bargained Premisses with their Appurtenances 
unto him the s d Samuel Hodsdon his Heirs Exec rs Admin" 
& Assigns for ever against the lawful Claims & Demands of 
all & every Person whatsoever In Witness whereof I have 
hereunto set my Hand & Seal Feb 17 y e Nineteenth Anno 
Domini Seventeen hundred & twenty five/6. And in the 
twelfth Year of his Majesties king George his Reign <&c a 
Signed Sealed & Delivered " his 

in the Presence of us Testes Daniel --L, Grant ( seal ) 

Samuel Plaisted mark 

Elisha Plaisted Berwick Feb r ^ 19 th 1725/6 Daniel 

John Bradstreet Grant acknowledged the above & 

within written Instrument to be his 
free Act & Deed 
before Me Samuel Plaisted Jus 1 Peace 



Book XI, Fol. 267. 

Feb r y 23 d 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original 
Exam d by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Know all Men by these Presents that I James Grant ot 
James Grant Berwick in the County of York & within his 

n g° Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts Bay in 

New England House Carpenter for & in Con- 
sideration of the Sum of fifty Pounds passable Money in 
New England to me in Hand well & truly paid at the En- 
sealing & Delivery of these Presents by Daniel Grant of the 
Town County Jk Province afores d Husbandman the Receipt 
whereof I acknowledge & own my self fully satisfied con- 
tented 8c paid & acquit the s d Danel Grant his Heirs Exec rs 
& Admin 18 of every Part& Parcel thereof have given granted 
bargained sold alienated assigned set over & confirmed & by 
these Presents Do fully freely & absolutely give grant bar- 
gain sell aliene assign set over & confirm unto the s d Daniel 
Grant & to his Heirs Exec rs Admin 1 ' 5 & Assigns for ever a 
certain Piece of Land situate lying & being in s d Berwick 
containing forty Acres bounded as followeth namely Begin- 
ning at a Red Oak Tree which Tree is the reputed Head 
Bounds of Daniel Goodins Land & is the Side Bounds of 
John & ben nasons Land then running South West 46 Poles 
then South South East 140 Poles then North East to s d 
Nasons Land which is the Head Bounds & foot Bound To- 
gether with all & singular the Ways fenching & Ways Profits 
Priviledges Rights Comon Rights Mines Timber Minerals & 
Wood and under wood & whatsoever thereunto belongs or 
is in any Manner of Ways appertaining To have and to hold 
the s' 1 forty Acres of Land & all the above granted Privi- 
ledges with their Appurtenances unto him the s d Daniel 
Grant & to his Heirs Exec 1 " 8 Adm rs & Assigns To his & their 
own only proper Use Benefit & Behoofe for ever And the s d 
Daniel Grant his Heirs Exec 1 * 8 Admin rs & Assigns shall & 
may from hence forth & for ever hereafter lawfully peace- 
ably & quietly have hold use occupy possess & enjoy all the 
above granted & bargained Premisses they being free & 
clear & clearly acquitted exonerated & discharged of & from 
all former Gifts Grants Bargains Sales Leases Mortgages 
Thirds Dowries Judgments Executions Claims & Demands 
whatsoever — And Further I the s d James Grant my Heirs 
Exec 1 ' 8 & Adm* shall & will from hence forth & for ever 
hereafter warrant & defend the s d forty Acres of Land with 



Book XI, Fol. 268. 

all the above granted & bargained Premisses with their Ap- 
purtenances unto him the s d Daniel Grant & to his Heirs 
Exec rs Admin" & Assigns forever against the lawful Claims 
& Demands of all & every Person whatsoever In Witness 
whereof I have hereunto set my Hand & Seal Feb r the nine- 
teenth Anno Domini seventeen hundred & twenty five — 
And in the twelfth Year of his Majestys Reign &c a 
Signed Sealed & Delivered James Grant ( seal ) 

in psence of us — Testes Berwick Feb ry 19 th 1725/6 

Sam 11 Plaisted James Grant psonally ap- 

John Bradstreet pearing acknowledged the 

Elisha Plaisted within written Instrument to 

be his free & voluntary Act 
& Deed 

Sam 11 Plaisted J. Peace 
Feb r >' 23 d 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original 
Exam d by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



Know all Men by these Presents that I Samuel Hodsdon 
Sam" Hodsdon °f Berwick in the County of York & within his 
™- , To m . 4 , Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts Bay in 

Elisha Plaisted ,, J " , , r , , „ n . „ ,% 

PSew England Husbandman For & in y e Con- 
sideration of the Sum of thirty four Pounds passable Money 
in s d Province by Cap 1 Elisha Plaisted of the Town County 
& Province afores d the Receipt whereof I acknowledge & 
own my self fully satisfied contented & paid & do acquit & 
discharge the s d Elisha Plaisted his Heirs Exec" Admin" & 
Assigns for ever have given granted bargained [268] Sold 
aliened assigned set over & confirmed and by these Presents 
do fully freely clearly & absolutely give grant bargain sell 
aliene assign set over & confirm unto him the s d Elisha 
Plaisted & to his Heirs Exec" Ad mm" & Assigns for ever 
a certain Piece of Land situate lying & being in the Town- 
ship of s d Berwick containing twenty Acres be the same 
more or less & is thus bounded Beginning at a White Oak 
Stump spotted on four Sides the s d Stump stands in Rich d 
Lords Fence which s d Stump is the Corner Bounds between 
the s d Elisha Plaisted & y e Richard Lord & is the Side 
Bounds of the House Lotts of John Nason & Benjamin 
Nasons Land so known & called the s d Stump stands North 
West about twelve feet from a white Maple Tree standing 
near a Run of Water Then running South West 46 Poles to 
a white Oak Tree spotted on four Sides Then South South 



Book XI, Fol. 268. 

East seventy Poles Then North East to the reputed Land 
of the fore mentioned Nasons which s (1 Lands is the Bounds 
from the Head to the Feet Together with all & singular the 
Ways Profits Fenchings Rights Common Rights, Stones, 
Timber Trees Underwood Mines & Minerals Comodities 
Hereditaments & Appurtenances and whatsoever thereunto 
belongs or is by any Manner of Ways or Means appertain- 
ing To have & to hold the s d twenty Acres of Land with all 
other the above granted & bargained Premisses with their 
Appurtenances unto him the s d Elisha Plaisted & to his 
Heirs Executors Adm rs & Assigns To his & their own only 
proper Use Benefit & Behoof for ever — And the s d Elisha 
Plaisted his Heirs Exec rs & Admin rs & Assigns shall & 
may from hence forth & forever hereafter lawfully peaceably 
& quietly have hold use occupy possess & enjoy all the 
above granted & bargained Premisses with their Appurte- 
nances they being free & clear clearly acquitted exonera- 
ted & discharged of & from all Manner of former & other 
Gifts Grants Bargains Sales Leases Mortgages Titles Thirds 
Dowries Judments Executions Claims & Demands whatso- 
ever .And further I the s d Samuel Hodsdon & my Heirs 
Exec rs & Adm rs shall & will from henceforth & for ever here- 
after warrant & defend all the above granted twenty Acres 
of Land with their Properties Rights Priviledges & Appur- 
tenances unto him the s d Elisha Plaisted & to his Heirs 
Exec rs Adm rs & Assigns for ever against the lawful Claims 
& Demands of all & every Person whatsoever In Witness 
whereof I have hereunto set my Hand & Seal Feb ry the 
nineteenth Anno Domini Seventeen hundred & twenty 
five/6 And in the twelfth Year of his Majesty King George 
his Reign over Great Britain &c 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Samuel Hodsdon ( seal ) 

in the Presence of us - Testes Berwick Feb ry 19 th 1725/6 
Sam 11 Plaisted Samuel Hodsdon psonally 

James Grant appearing acknowledged the 

John Bradstreet above & within written In- 

strument to be his voluntary 
Act & Deed 

Sam 11 Plaisted J. P s 
Feb 1 * 23 d 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original 
Exam d by Jos : Moodey ~Reg r 



Book XI, Fol. 2(38. 

Know all Men by these Presents that I Daniel Grant of 

James Grant Berwick in the County of York & within his 

From Majestys Province of the Massachusetts Bay in 

Dan" Grant AT J T -, J . , TT TT . . . r . / 

New England House Husbandman lor & in y e 
Consideration of the Sum of fifty Pounds passable Money 
in New England to me in Hand well & truly paid by James 
Grant of the Town County & Province afores d Husbandman 
the Receipt whereof I acknowledge & own my self fully sat- 
isfied contented & paid & have hereby acquitted exonerated 
& discharged the s <l James Grant his Heirs Exec rs & Adm rs 
for ever. of every Part & Parcel thereof have given granted 
bargained sold aliened assigned set over & confirmed & by 
these Presents do fully freely clearly & absolutely give grant 
bargain sell aliate set over & confirm unto him the s d James 
Grant & to his Heirs Exec rs Adm rs & Assigns for ever a cer- 
tain Piece of Land situate lying & being in the Township 
of s d Berwick containing seven Acres bounded as followeth 
namely by on the East Side with the Country Road & on 
Samuel Abbots Land on the South on the East End on 
Baker Nasons Land and on the Northern Side with s d James 

Grants Land & on the s d Country Road Together 

with all and singular the Ways Profits Rights Common 
Rights Woods & Underwoods Timber Trees Mines & Min- 
erals & whatsoever thereunto belongeth or is by any Man- 
ner of Ways or Means appertaining To have & to hold the 
s d seven Acres of Land with all other the above granted & 
bargained Premisses with their Appurtenances unto him the 
s d James Grant & to his Heirs Exec rs Admin rs & Assigns To 
his & their own only proper Use Benefit & Behoof for 
ever — And the said James Grant his Heirs Exec rs Adm rs & 
Assigns shall & may from hence forth & forever hereafter 
lawfully peaceably & quietly have hold use occupy possess 
& enjoy the s d Land with all the above granted & bargained 
Premisses with their Appurtenances. The Premisses, being 
free & clear & clearly acquitted exonerated and discharged 
of and from all & all Manner of former Gifts Grants bar- 
gains Sales Leases Mortgages Titles Thirds Dowries Juds;m ts 
Executions Claims & Demands whatsoever — And further 
the s d Daniel Grant my Heirs Exec rs and Adm rs shall & will 
from hence forth & for ever hereafter warrant & defend the 
abovesaid seven Acres unto him the s d James Grant & to 
his Heirs Exec rs Admin 1 ' 8 and Assigns against all Persons 
their Claims & Demands — In Witness whereof I have 
hereunto set my Hand & Seal Feb 17 19 th Anno Domini 



Book XI, Fol. 268. 

Seventeen hundred and twenty five /6. And in the twelfth 
Year of his Majesty's Reign &c h . is 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Daniel — r- Grant (seal ) 

in Presence of us — Testes M [ rk 

Sam 11 Plaisted Berwick Feb 17 19 th 1825/6. 

John Bradstreet Daniel Grant appearing be- 

Elisha Plaisted fore Me the Subscriber one of 

his Majestys Justices of the 

Peace acknowledged the within 

written Instrument to be his Act & 

Deed Sam 11 Plaisted 

Feb^ 23 d 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original 

Exam d by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People unto whom this psent Deed of Sale shall 

jn» Frost COffle John Frost of New Castle within the Prov- 

to jnce of New Hampshire Esqr sendeth Greeting 

Know ye that I the s d John fFrost for & in Consid- 

deration of One hundred & fifty Pounds in good lawful 

Bills of publick Credit on the Province afores d to me in 

2 3 14 

Hand at and before the Ensealing & Delivery hereof well & 
truly paid by M r Daniel Oliver Jun r of the Town of Boston 
within, the Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New Eng- 
land Merch' the Receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowl- 
edge & thereof doth acquit & for ever discharge the s d Daniel 
Oliver Jun r his Heirs Exec rs Adm rs & Assigns by these 
Presents hath given granted bargained sold released en- 
feoffed conveyed & confirmed & by these Presents doth fully 
& absolutely give grant bargain sell release enfeoff convey & 
confirm to the s d Daniel Oliver Jun r his Heirs & Assigns 
for ever One full Entire Quarter Part of all that Land in 
Shepsgut River which I the s d John ffrost bought of John & 
Mary Wit of Malborough which Land was the Moiety or half 
of that Land in Sheepsgut afores d that the s d John Witt in 
the Right of his Wife Mary had unto the same as one of the 
two surviving Grand Children of Geo : Davis late of Sheeps- 
gut deceased Intestate, Reference being had unto the several 
Indian Deeds for the Boundaries thereof may more fully 
appear — Namely One from the Indian Sachim or Sagamor's 
called Necodehant Quismemick & Obias bearing Date the 
twenty first Day of Decemb 1 " 1663. And also three other In- 
dian Sagamores Deed bearing Date Jan ry 19 th 1666. namely 
Nichodehant & Obias Daniel & Dickswack As also a Con- 



Book XI, Fql. 269. 

firmation of the same from another Indian Sachim or Saga- 
more called Robin Whood bearing Date January the 9 th 
1668. which Indian Deeds are all comprehended & the 
Bounds thereof recited in the Deed that the s d John & Mary 
Witt gave unto y e s d John ffrost for s d Moiety or Half Part 
of y e s d Geo : Davis his Land Reference being thereunto had 
will more plainly appear Together with one full Quarter 
Part, of the s d Moiety or Half Part of all the Trees Woods 
Underwoods Ponds Creeks Rivers Revuletts Water & Water 
Courses Streams Stones Mines Minerals [269] Profits 
Priviledges & Appurtenances to the s d Quarter Part belong- 
ing or any Ways appertaining To have & to hold unto him 
the s d Daniel Oliver Jun r his Heirs & Assigns to his & their 
only proper Use Benefit & Behoof for ever And the s d John 
Frost for himself his Heirs Exec rs & Adm rs doth hereby cov- 
enant grant &. agree from Time to Time and at all Times to 
Warrant & defend all & every the s d granted and bargained 
Premisses unto the s d Daniel Oliver Jun r his Heirs & Assigns 
against the the lawful Claims & Demands of all & every 
Person & Persons claiming from by or under him the s d John 
Frost & In Witness whereof Dame Mary the wife of the said 
John Frost doth hereunto surrender all her Right of Dower 
in the afores d Premisses to the s d Daniel Oliver Jun r & his 
Heirs & Assigns for ever — In Testimony whereof the s d 
John & Mary Frost have hereunto set their Hands & Seals 
this ninth Day of March in the twelfth Year of his Maj- 
esty's Reign Annoqr Domini 1725/6. 
Signed Sealed & Delivered Jn° ffrost ( Seal ) 

in the Presence of us Mary ffrost ( seal ) 

Joseph Prince Province of New Hamps r 

W m ffrost March 9 th 1725/6 

Then the above John <& Mary 
Frost acknowledged this Instrument 
as their Act & Deed 

Shad : Walton J p. 

March 11 th 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People unto whom this Deed of Sale shall come 
Dan» Oliver Daniel Oliver Jun r of Boston in the County of 
Jos pi?nce Suffolk in the Province of the Massachusetts 
Bay in New England Merc* sendeth Greeting — 
Know ye that I the said Daniel Oliver Jun 1 ' for & in Con- 
sideration of the Sum of seventy five Pounds in good, law- 



Book XI, Fol. 269. 

ful Publick Bills of Credit on the Province of the Massa- 
chusetts Bay to me in Hand at & before the Sealing & 
Delivery hereof well & truly paid by Cap* Joseph Prince of 
Boston in the Count} r & Province afores d Mariner the Re- 
ceipt whereof he does hereby acknowledge & thereof does 
acquit & for ever discharge the s d Joseph Prince his Heirs 
Exec rs Adm rs & Assigns by these Pres ts hath given granted 
bargained, sold, released enfeoffed, conveyed, & confirmed 
& by these Presents doth fully, absolutely, give, grant, bar- 
gain, sell release, enfeoff convey & confirm to the s d Joseph 
Prince his Heirs & Assigns for ever, One half of all that 
Tract of Land in Sheepsgut River which I the s d Daniel 
Oliver bought of John Frost Esqr Reference being had to 
s d Frost Deed to me bearing Date the ninth of March 1725/6 
to have & to hold to him the s d Joseph Prince his Heirs & 
Assigns tor ever Together with all the Trees Woods, Under- 
woods, Ponds, Creeks, Rivers, Rivuletts, Water Water 
Courses, Streams, Stones, Mines Minerals, Profits, Prifi- 
led^es & Appurtenances to the s d Half belonging or any 
Ways appertaining, And I the s d Daniel Oliver Jun r for my 
Self my Heirs Exec 18 & Admin 1-8 do hereby covenant grant 
& agree from Time To Time & at all Times to Warrant & 
Defend all and every the s a granted & bargained Premisses 
unto the s d Joseph Prince his Heirs & Assigns against the 
lawful Claims & Demands of all & every Person & Persons 
claiming by from & under him the s d Daniel Oliver Jun r In 
Testimony whereof the s d Daniel Oliver Jun r has set his 
Hand & Seal this Tenth Day of March in the twelfth Year 
of the Reign of his Majesty George Anno Domini One 
thousand seven hundred twenty five, six 
Signed Sealed & Delivered Daniel Oliver Jun r ( seal ) 

In Presence of us Pro : New Harnps 1- March 10 th 1725/6 
Simon Frost Then the above Daniel Oliver Jun r 

Jn° Frost Jun r acknowledged the above Instrument as 
his Act & Deed at New Castle 

Coram Jn° ffrost J P s 
March 11 th 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come Greet- 
_.. ' Ta . ins: Know ye that I Elizabeth Johnson of York 

Eliz a Johnson . o J «»<«•** t-» 

to her son m the County or York in the Province of the 
bam , o.nboa ]|j aggRC | lufle (jj B 3 a y j n N ew England Widow & 

Admin rs to the Estate of my late Husband Samuel Johnson 



Book XI, Fol. 269. 

Late of said York Yeoman deceased by Virtue of an Order 
from the Justices of his Majesties Superiour Court of Judi- 
cature begun & held at s d York for s d County of York on 
Wednesday the twelfth Day of May last fully impowring 
me thereunto & for & in Consideration of the full Sum of 
thirty Pounds to me in Hand paid by my Son Samuel John- 
son of s d York Husbandman before the Ensealing of these 
Presents the Receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge & 
thereof & of every Part thereof do exonerate acquit & dis- 
charge the s d Samuel Johnson his Heirs & Assigns by these 
Presents have granted bargained sold aliened conveyed & 
confirmed & by these Presents do fully freely freely and abso- 
lutely give grant bargain sell aliene enfeofFe convey & con- 
firm unto the s d Samuel Johnson his Heirs & Assigns twenty 
Acres of Land situate lying & being in the Township of 
York being Part of forty six Acres more or less formerly 
laid out to Philip Adams of s d York deceased on the North 
East Side of the Little River And the s d twenty Acres is 
bounded as followeth viz Beginning at an Hemlock Tree 
standing by the Edge of the Little River afores d And from 
thence runs North East by North seventy three Poles to a 
Red Oak Tree marked on four sides And thence North 
West forty seven Poles to a Stake driven into the Ground 
And from thence South West by South to the little River 
afores d & from thence South East bounded by s d Little 
River to the Place began at To have & to hold the s d twenty 
Acres of Land with all Priviledges Appurtenances & Cona- 
odities to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining to 
the s d Samuel Johnson his Heirs & Assigns for ever To his 
& their own proper Use Benefit & Behoof And the s d Elisa- 
beth Johnson Admin rs as afores d doth Covenant & agree to 
& with the s d Samuel Johnson that the s d Samuel Johnson 
first mentioned had is in his Life Time a Good Right to the 
s d twenty Acres of Land & died seized of the same in Fee 
Simple And that the s d Samuel Johnson my Son shall & 
may by Force & Vertue of these Presents from Time to 
Time & at all Times for ever hereafter quietly & peaceably 
have hold use occupy possess & enjoy the same & his Heirs 
& Assigns freely & clearly exonerated acquitted & dis- 
charged of from all former or other Gifts Grants Bargains 
Sales Leases Mortgages Wills Entails Joyntures Dowries 
Judgments Executions Incumbrances & Extents — And 
the s d Elisabeth Johnson Administratrix as afores d do further 
covenant grant & agree the above demised Premisses to the 
s d Samuel Johnson my Son his Heirs & Assigns against all 
Persons whatsoever for ever hereafter to Warrant secure & 



Book XI, Fol. 270. 

defend In Witness whereof I the s d Elisabeth Johnson in 
the Capacity afores d have hereunto set my Hand & Seal this 
twenty ninth Day of September in the Year of our Lord 
One thousand seven hundred & twenty five & in the twelfth 
Year of King Georges Reign 
Signed Sealed & ^y 

Delivered in Pres- Elisabeth ^5 Johnson Adm rx ( seal ) 
enceof us Mark 

Abiel Goodwin York se/ Feb r * the 23 d 1725/6 

Stephen -TCfPreble „ Elisabeth Johnson appeared be- 
mar k tore me the Subscriber & acknowl- 

edged this Instrument to be her free 
Act & Deed 

before Me Samuel Came J. P s 
Feb^ 23 d 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg 1 



This Indenture made between Samuel Johnson of York 
s m» Johnson in *- ne County of York in the Province of the 
to Massachusetts Bay in New England Yeoman on 

the one Part and John Fovel of York in the 
aboves d County of York & Province of y c Massachusetts 
Bay in New England of the other Part witnesses that the s d 
Sam 11 Johnson for & in Consideration of the Sum of thirty 
Pounds of good & lawful Money of New England in Hand 
paid unto him the s d Samuel Johnson by y e said [270] John 
Fovel at & before the Ensealing & Delivery of these Pres- 
ents the Receipt whereof the s d Samuel Johnson doth hereby 
acknowledge & thereof & every Part thereof doth hereby 
also clearly acquit & discharge the s d John Fovel his Heirs 
& Assigns & for divers other good Causes & Considerations 
him the said Samuel Johnson thereunto moving hath de- 
mised granted bargained sold alienated enfeoffed & confirmed 
unto the s d John Fovel a certain Tract of Land lying on the 
North East Side of the little River that runs through Stephen 
Prebles Pasture before his Door & by these do demise grant 
bargain sell convey & confirm unto the aboves d John Fovel 
his Heirs Assigns Administrators or certain Attorney the 
Land above mentioned To have & to hold for ever situated 
& bounded as followeth viz 1 Beginning at an Hemlock Tree 
standing by the Edge of the little River & from thence runs 
North East & by North to a Red Oak Tree marked on four 
Sides seventy three and and from thence runs North West 
forty seven Poles to a Stake driven into the Ground & from 



Book XI, Fol. 270. 

thence South West by South to the little River afores d & 
from thence South South East bounded by the Little River 
to the Place first begun — And it is hereby concluded & 
agreed by & between the s d Parties to these Presents And 
the s d Samuel Johnson doth for himself his Heirs 
Jgo /Exec™ Covenant promise & agree to & with the s d 
i^s$ John Fovel his Exec" Admin rs & Assigns that it shall 
2g>£g & may be lawful to & for the s d John Fovel his Exec" 
i*o*i Admin" & Assigns quietly & peaceably to have & to 
"ggS hold occupy & possess & enjoy all & singular of the 
§p^ s d Appurtenances belonging to the Land above men- 
9i £§ tioned with their & every of their Priviledges belong- 
g?& g * i D or to the s d Land during the s d Term without the 
"£%* lawful Lett Interruption of him the s d Samuel John- 
is^ g son his Heirs Assigns or any of them or any other 
* S?| Person or Persons whatsoever lawfully claiming from 
||| from by or under them or either of them & also freed 
fgS, & discharged of & from all & all Manner of former 
fflwf Bargains Sales Gifts Grants Judgments Executions & 

*2S other Charges & Incumbrances whatso- 

s* £ ever had made done or suffered by them or either of 
Sos them — Provided always & it is nevertheless agreed 
g£3 & concluded by & between the s d Parties to these 
o3» & Presents that if the aboves d Samuel Johnson his Heirs 
Ea|| or Assigns or either of them do pay or cause to be 
||o^ paid unto the aboves d John Fovel his Heirs or As- 
s gg* signs or either of them the full & just Sum of thirty 
pounds of good & lawful Money of New England 
with the lawful Interest thereof at or before the first Day 
of November next ensuing the Date hereof then this Obliga- 
gation is to be void & of no Effect otherwise to stand & re- 
main in full Force & Virtue — Given under my Hand & 
Seal this fourth Day of November Anno Domini One thou- 
sand seven hundred & twenty five in the twelfth Year of his 
Majestie's Reign Samuel Johnson ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered York sc/ Feb 17 25. 1725/6 
in the Presence of us Samuel Johnson psonally ap- 

Edw d Preble peared before me the Sub- 

Joseph Simpson scriber & acknowledged this 

within written Instrument to be 
his free Act & Deed 
before me Samuel Came J. peace 
Feb 17 25 th 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reo* r 



Book xi. 55 



Book XI, Fol. 270. 
To all People to whom these resents shall come Greet- 

Adams A Preble m S Kn0W ^ thflt We Hezekiah Adams & Ste- 

Toy* Brother phen Preble of York in the County of York 

Jos " WCVTG 

in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay in 
New England Yeoman with Mary y e Wife of s d Adams & 
Hannah Wife of s d Prebles Daughters to Joseph Weare 
late of said York deceased for divers good Causes & Con- 
siderations us hereunto moving but more especially for 
& in Consideration of the Sum of forty eight Pounds & 
ten Shillings to us in Hand paid by our eldest Brother 
Joseph Weare eldest Son of the s d Joseph Weare the 
Receipt whereof to full Satisfaction we do hereby ac- 
knowledge & thereof & of every Part & Parcell thereof 
do exonerate acquit & discharge the s d Joseph Weare his 
Heirs Exec rs & Admin rs do fully clearly & absolutely remise 
release & for ever quit Claim to the s d Joseph Weare in his 
full & peaceable Possession & Seizin & to his Heirs & As- 
signs for ever all such Right Estate Title Interest & Demand 
whatsoever as they the s d Hezekiah Adams & Stephen Preble 
& their Wives Mary & Hannah had or ought to have in or 
to all the Estate of their s d Father or whatsoever might here- 
after redound to them by vertue of their Interest in & Right 
& Title to the s d Estate (always excepting the Comon Right 
belonging to s d Estate) To have & to hold the whole of the 
s d Estate with all the Rights Titles Interests Priviledges Ap- 
purtenances & Comodities thereunto belonging or in any wise 
appertaining to the only use & Behoof of the s d Joseph 
Weare his Heirs & Assigns forever so that neither the Hez- 
ekiah & Mary Adams nor s d Stephen & Hannah Preble nor 
their Heirs nor any any other Person or Persons for them 
or in their Names or in the Name Right or Stead of any 
them shall or will by any Way or Means hereafter have 
claim challenge or Demand any Estate Right Title or Inter- 
est of in or to the Premisses or any Part or Parcell thereof 
But from all & every Action Right Estate Title Interest & 
Demand of in or to the Premisses or any Part or Parcell 
thereof They & every of them shall be utterly excluded & 
barred for ever by these Presents — And also the s d Heze- 
kiah Adams & Mary his Wife & the s d Stephen Preble & 
Hannah his Wife & their Heirs the s d Estate with the Ap- 
purtennances to the s d Joseph Weare his Heirs & Assigns 
to his & their own proper Use & Uses in Manner & Form 
aforespecified against their Heirs & Assigns & every of them 
shall warrant & for ever defend by these Presents — In Wit- 
ness whereof the s d Hezekiah Adams & Stephen Preble & 
each of their Wives have hereunto set their Hands & Seals 
this sixth Day of October 1724. And in the Eleventh Year 



Book XI, Fol. 271. 

of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George of Great Brit- 
tain France & Ireland King Defender of the Faith &c 
Signed Sealed & Delivered Hezekiah Adams ( seal ) 

in the Presence of us her 

Benj a Stone Mary 1/1/ Adams ( seal ) 

John Sedgley mark 

Joseph Sayword Ji^ 

Sam 11 Johnson Steven J~> Preble ( seal ) 

mark 

hannah Preble ( seal ) 

York sc York Feb r * y e 10 th 1725/6 
This Day Hezekiah Adams & Mary 
his Wife & Stephen Preble & Hannah 
his Wife Personally appeared before me 
one of his Majesties Justices of the Peace 
for the County afores d & acknowledged the 
within Instrument to be their free Act &. 
Deed Samuel Came J. peace 

March 1 st 1725/6. Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



To all People to whom these Presents shall come greet- 

Diamond Sargent j n £ Know y e that X Diamond Sargent of York 
To in the County of York within his Maiestys 

Job * Wea.re 

Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New 
England Taylor for & in Consideration of the Sum of five 
hundred & seventy Pounds currant Money of New Eng- 
land to me in Hand before the Ensealing hereof well & 
truly paid by Joseph Weare of s d York Yeoman the Re- 
ceipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge & my self there- 
with fully satisfied & contented & thereof & of every Part 
& Parcell thereof do exonerate acquit & discharge the s d 
Joseph Weare his Heirs Exec rs Admin rs for ever by these 
Presents ; have given granted bargained sold aliened con- 
veyed & confirmed & by these Presents do freely fully & 
absolutely give grant* bargain sell aliene convey & confirm 
unto him the said Joseph Weare his Heirs & Assigns for 
ever two certain Tracts or Parcells of Land situate lying & 
being in the Township of York — The one being that Tract 
of Land^whereon the s d Diamond Sargent now dwelleth & 
which he [271] Purchased of Andrew Brown late of Cape 
Porpus & formerly of s d York dec d as by a Deed of Sale 
under the Hand & Seal of the s d Andrew Brown bearing 
Date the twentieth Day of May Anno Domini One Thousand 
seven hundred & nineteen as by s d Deed my appear & con- 



Book XI, Fol. 271. 

taineth sixty seven Acres by Estimation be the same more 
or less & is butted & bounded as followeth viz North West 
by the Land of John Freethy late of York deceased & now 
in the Possession of the Widow of Aquila Haynes — On the 
North East by the Land of M r Joseph Sayword On the 
South East by a Lane comonly called Coopers Lane <fc on 
the South West by York River the other Tract containing 
twenty Acres by Estimation be the same more or less which 
the s d Diamond Sargent purchased of John Harmon of s d 
York as by a Deed of Sale under the Hand & Seal of the s d 
Harmon bearing Date the fifth Day of February Anno Dom- 
ini One thousand seven hundred & eighteen nineteen as by 
s d Deed may appear & was formerly granted by the s d Town 
of York to Daniel Black & sold to s d John Harmon being 
butted & bounded as followeth viz Beginning at a Black 
Birch Tree at the Westward Corner of the Land of Abraham 
Preble late of s d York deceased Esqr near an Hill called Ton- 
nemy Hill And runneth from thence North West forty Pole 
to a Red Birch Tree marked on four Sides & then North 
East an hundred Poles to a Pitch Pine Tree marked on four 
Sides & so along to s d Prebles Land South East — And by 
s d Prebles Land to the 3irch first above mentioned Or how- 
ever otherwise the s d Tracts of Land are bounded or re- 
puted to be bounded together with all the Buildings Edifices 
Orchards Gardens Fences & all other Priviledges Profits & 
Comodities Rights Titles Interests Comon Rights & appur- 
tenances whatsoever to the s d two Tracts of Land belonging 
or in any wise appertaining (excepting only the moveable 
Goods & Utensils of Husbandry) To have & to hold the 
Tracts of Land & Premisses with their Appurtenances 
(except as before excepted) to the s d Joseph Weare <& his 
Heirs & Assigns for ever — To his & their own proper Use 
Benefit & Behoof for ever — And I the s d Diamond Sargent 
for me my Heirs Exec rs Admin rs do covenant promise & 
grant to & with the s d Joseph Weare his Heirs & Assigns 
that before the Ensealing hereof I am the true sole & lawful 
Owner of the above bargained Premisses & am lawfully 
seized & possessed of the same in mine own proper Right as 
a good pfect & absolute Estate of Inheritance in Fee Simple 
& have in my self good Right full Power & lawful Author- 
ity to grant bargain sell convey & confirm s d bargained 
Premisses in Manner aboves d And that the s d Joseph Weare 
his Heirs & Assigns shall & may from Time to Time & at 
all Times for ever hereafter by Force & Virtue of these 
Presents lawfully peaceably & quietly have hold use occupy 
possess & enjoy the s d demised and bargained Premisses 



Book XI, Fol. 271. 

with the Appurtenances free & clear & freely & clearly ac- 
quitted exonerated & discharged of from all & all Manner of 
former & other Gifts Grants bargains Sales Leases Mort- 
gages Wills Intails Joyntures Dowries Judgments Execu- 
tions Encumbrances & Extents — Furthermore I the s d Dia- 
mond Sargent for my self my Heirs Exec rs Adm rs do cove- 
nant & engage the above demised Premisses to him the s d 

DO 

Joseph Weare his Heirs & Assigns against the lawful Claims 
or Demands of any Person or Persons whatsoever for ever 
hereafter to Warrant secure & defend And Elizabeth Sar- 
gent the wife of the the s d Diamond Sargent doth by these 
Presents freely willing give yield up & surrender all her 
Right of Dowry & Power of Thirds of in & unto the above 
demised Premisses unto him the s d Joseph Weare his Heirs 
& Assigns In Witness whereof the s d Diamond Sargent & 
Elisabeth his Wife have hereunto set their Hands & Seals 
this twenty second Day of November in the Year of our Lord 
One thousand seven hundred and twenty five- And in the 
twelfth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George of 
Great Britain France & Ireland King Defender of the Faith 
&c 

It is to be understood before Signing that the s d Diamond 
Sargent is to have the Use & improvement of all the above- 
bargained Premisses untill the first Day of April next en- 
suing the Date hereof And the use of the dwelling House 
wherein he now liveth till the first Day of May next And 
then shall deliver all the Premisses in as good Condition & 
Circumstances as they are at the Day of the Date hereof — 
And if the s d Dwelling House happen to be destroyed by 
Fire or othewise before the s d first Day of May then the s d 
Diamond shall pay unto the s d Joseph Weare the Sum of 
One hundred pounds 

It is also to be Understood that the s d Sargents Right to 
comon & undivided lands in s d Township of York is not by 
these Presents conveyed to s d Joseph Weare but excepted 
& reserved to s d Sargent Diamond Sargent ( seal ) 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Elisabeth Sargent ( seal ) 

in the Presence of us Received on the Day of the Date 
Joseph Sayword hereof the full Sum of five hun- 

Peter Nowel drecl & seventy Pounds being the 

Jos : Moodey Consideration expressed in the fore- 

going Deed 

p Me Diamond Sargent 
York sc/ York Feb 1 * y e 10 th Day 1725/6 This Day Dia- 
mond Sargent & Elisabeth Sargent his Wife psonally ap- 
peared before me One of his Majestys Justices of the Peace 



Book XI, Fol. 271. 

for the County of York & acknowledged this above written 
Instrument to be their free Act & Deed 

before Me Samuel Came 
March 1 st 1725/6 Recorded according to the Original Ex- 
amined by Jos : Moodey Reg r 



This Indenture made the twenty second Day of Novem- 
weare ^er Anno Domini One thousand seven hundred & 
to twenty five & in the twelfth Year of the Reign of 
our Sovereign Lord George of Great Britain 
France & Ireland King Defender of the Faith &c Be- 
® » H tween Joseph Weare of York in the County of York 
1 1 1 in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New Eng- 
5 £s< land Yeoman on the one Part & Peter Nowel of the 
SrSs same Town Yeoman on the other Part Witnesseth that 
3h* £- 1 the s d Joseph Weare for divers good Causes & Con- 
gSg siderations me thereunto moving have given granted 
a eh bargained sold aliened conveyed & confirmed & by 
vi 1% these Presents do fully freely & absolutely give grant 
g H*" bargain sell aliene convey & confirm unto him the s d 
»® g Peter Nowel his Heirs & Assigns for ever One Mes- 
»sy sua^e or Tract of Land situate lyino- & beinff in the 
W u Township of York afores d containing sixty seven Acres 
|| be the same more or less being the Tract of Land 
ifS which Diamond Sargent purchased of Andrew Brown 
% | and sold by the s d Sargent to the s d Joseph Weare as 
S> by an Instrument bearing even Date with these Pres- 
ses ents may appear being Butted & bounded as followeth 
||| viz— South West by York River North West by the 
Jg- S Land of Aquila Haynes late deceased & now in the 
§Jj£ Possession of the Widow of the s d Haynes One the 
"SS North East by the Land of M r Joseph Sayword & on 
the South East by Coopers Lane or however otherwise 
the same is butted or bounded or reputed to be bounded To 
have & to hold the s d granted & bargained Premisses with 
all the Priviledges Appurtenances & Commodities to the 
same belonging or in any wise appertaining To him the s d 
Peter Nowel & his Heirs & Assigns for ever To his & their 
proper Use Benefit & Behoof for ever And I the s d Joseph 
Weare for me my Heirs Exec rs & Admin™ do covenant 
promise & grant to & with tli3 s d Peter Nowel his Heirs & 
Assigns that at the Ensealing & until the Delivery of these 



Presents I am the true Sole & lawfull Owner of the above 
bargained Premisses & am fully seized & possessed of the 
same in mine own proper Right as a good perfect & absolute 



Book XI, Fol. 272. 

Estate of Inheritance in Fee Simple & have in my self good 
Right full Power & lawful Authority to grant bargain sell 
convey & confirm s d bargained Premisses in Manner as 
aboves And that the s d Peter Nowel his Heirs & Assigns 
shall & may from Time to Time and at all Times for ever 
hereafter by Force & Virtue of these Presents lawfully 
peaceably & quietly have hold use occupy possess & enjoy 
s d demised & bargained Premisses with the Appurtenances 
free &> clear And freely & clearly acquitted exonerated & 
discharged of & from all & all Manner of former & other 
Gifts Grants Bargains [272] Sales Leases Mortgages Wills 
Intails Joyntures Dowries Judgments Executions Incum- 
brances & Extents — Furthermore I the s d Joseph Weare 

for my Self my Heirs Exer rs Admin™ do covenant & 
^ promise at & upon the Reasonable Request & at the 

proper Cost & Charges in the Law of the s d Peter 
| Nowel his Heirs &c to make do perform & execute 

any further & other lawful & reasonable Act or Acts 

Thins: or Things Device or Devices in the Law need- 



ed 









| gfg ful & requisite for the more pfect Assurance settling 
«|2 & sure making of the Premisses as afores d Provided 
|j.| always nevertheless & it is the true Intent & Meaning 
£B£ of Grantor & Grantee in these Presents any Thing 



p. 



herein contained to the contrary notwithstanding That 






S»g O: 



&£ if the abovenamed Joseph Weare his Heirs Exec™ 

Admin™ or Assigns do well & truly pay or cause to 

p,%°* be paid unto the s d Peter Nowel his certain Atturney 

5j?Se? Heirs Exec™ Adm™ the full Sum of two hundred & 

^o^5 thirty Pounds in Currant Money of New England or 

o^f'p good publick Bills of Credit on any of the Provinces 

J2.0I or Colonies thereof with lawful Interest for the same 

g |g e at or upon the twenty first Day of November next 

$~#2 ensuing the Date hereof without Fraud Coven or 

* lP-% farther Delay Then this before written Deed or Obli- 

^gf § gation & every Article therein contained shall be null 

void & of none Effect or else shall abide in full Force 

& Virtue — Sealed with my Seal dated in York the Day & 

Year first above written *£ s 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Joseph Q Weare ( seal ) 

in Presence of us j%* gc p ^ ^ th 

Diamond Sergent 1795 /fi Tnsenh Weare 

Jos : Moodey lllb/b Joseph Vi 

J personally appeared be- 

fore me the Subscriber & 
freely acknowledged this 
Instrument to be his Act & 
Deed 
before Me Sam 11 Came Jus. peace 



Book XI, Fol. 272. 

Feb'* - 25 th 1725/6. Recorded according to the Original 
Examined by Jos : Moodey Reg 1 * 

Samuel Came Sarah Waier ( seal ) 

Mary Nicholson York sc/ March 17. 1729/30 Sarrah 

Abra m Nowel Weave the wife of Jos : Weave pson- 

ally appeared & acknowledged this In- 
strument to be her Act & Deed 

Before me Sam 1 Came Jus : Peace 



[Finis] 



INDEX OF 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


1722, Dec. 19 


Aachmuty, Robert, and 
Richard Hilton 
Jonathan Wadieigh 


Estate of Ichabod 
Plaisted 


Release 


1724, Oct. 6 


Adams, Hezekiah et ux., 
and Stephen Preble 
et ux. 


Joseph Weare 


Deed 


172f, Jan. 20 


Adams, John 


Nicholas Weeks 
et ux. 


Deed 


1724, June 29 


Addams, John 


John Dennet 
et ux. 


Deed 


1722, Mar. 20 


Addams, Nathan 


John Booker 


Deed 


1724, Dec. 24 


Adams, Nathan 

Adams, Nathan, see 
Samuel Adams 


John Booker 


Deed 


1720, Dec. 22 


Adams, Samuel et ux. 


John Webb etux. 


Deed 


1722, July 7 


Adams, Samuel and 
Nathan Adams 

Adams, Samuel, see 
Simon Stoddard 

Allen, Ebenezer, see 
Naomi Yeals 


Each other 


Division 


1724, Dec. 18 


Allen, James et ux. 


Grindal Knight 


Deed 



GRANTORS. 



Folio. 



53 



Description. 



Of land taken on execution. 



270 Their share in the estate of Joseph Weare, deceased, in York. 



127 
165 

8 
176 



69 



220 



His share in the estate of Christopher Weeks. 



Land at head of Mendam's creek ; also land on west side of 
highway to Mendam's creek; also land adjoining Jonathan 
Mendam's, in Kittery. 

4 acres bounded by grantor's and grantee's land, and the 
dividing line between York and Kittery, in York. 

Land on southwest side of York river, in York, 



One-half of two lots on Saco river; also one-quarter of saw- 
mill on Saco river, in Biddeford. 

Of land between their home-lots, in York. 



6 acres bounded by the land of Joseph Hart, Samuel Allen 
and the highway, in Berwick, 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


1725, Mar. 22 


Allen, James et ux. 


Barsham Allen 


Deed 


1721, Mar. 28 


Allen, Walter et ux. 


Joseph Hart 


Deed 


1722, Mar. 27 


Allen, Walter et ux. 


Joseph Hart 


Deed 


172|, Jan. 20 


Allen [Allin], Waiter 


Samuel Allen 
[Allin] 


Deed 


172f, Jan. 22 


Allen [Allin], Walter 
et ux. 


James Allen 
[Allin] 


Deed 


1723, May 8 


Andexjs, Susanna 

Aeundel, see 
Cape Porpoise 


John Varrel 


Deed 


1725, Nov. 2 


Aveeell, Benjamin 
et ux. 


Jacob Curtis 


Deed 


172|, Jan. 18 


Aveeell, Benjamin 
et ux. 


Jacob Curtis 


Deed 


1718, Apr. 23 


Aveeell [Avarall], Job 


Abraham Preble 
and Samuel 
Plaisted 
Lewis Bane 
John Leighton 
Samuel Came, 
York commis- 
sioners 


Mortgage 


1724, May 4 


Aveeell [Avarall], Job 


Samuel Penhal- 
low 


Mortgage 


1724, May 14 


Bakee, Ebenezer 


Shubael Gorham 
junior 


Deed 


1721, May 7 


Bakee, Thomas 


John King 


Deed 


1722, Mar. 28 


Bakee [Backer], Thomas 


John Baker 


Deed 


172|, Jan. 20 


Bale, Edward 


John Woodman 


Mortgage 



Index of Grantors. 



Description. 



One-half of saw-mill on Old Mill creek, in York. 

11 acres and 32 poles, a part of the land laid out by Daniel 
Emery, in Berwick. 

50 acres adjoining Benjamin Libbey's land, in Berwick. 

10 acres, part of a homestead lot ; also 2 acres on the east 
side of James Allen's land ; also 10 acres, part of a town 
grant to Jonathan Stimson, in Berwick. 

6 acres adjoining Joseph Hart and Samuel Allen ; also 20 
acres, part of a town grant to Jonathan Stimson, in 
Berwick. 

Land and dwelling-house, in Kittery. 



One-quarter part of a tract near Cape Neddick, in York. 



One-quarter part of a tract near Cape Neddick, in York. 



50 acres with house and barn, adjoining the land of Joseph 
Bragdon, Eliakim Wardwell, and the sea, in York. 



126 acres between Eliakim Wardell [Wardwell] and John 
Spencer, in York ; also sloop with cables, anchors, sails 
and other appurtenances. 

3 acres formerly Thomas Cole's, in Kittery. 



30 acres formerly his father, Thomas Baker's, in Scarborough. 

9 acres on southwest side of York river, in York. 

70 acres between Johnson Harmon's land and Great Works 
river, in York. 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 



Grantee. 



Instrument. 



1723, June 22 

1722, Apr. 13 

1724, Apr. 3 



172£, Jan. 15 



1722, May 16 

1723, Nov. 29 



172J, Feb. 26 



1723, Dec. 31 



1725, Oct. 29 



1719, Dec. 4 



1723, Jan. 7 



Bale, Edward et ux. 

Bale, William 

Bale, William et ux. 

Bale, see also Beal 

Balston, Martha, see 
Simon. Stoddard 

Bane, John 



Bane, John, see 
Jonathan Bane 

Bane, Jonathan 

Bane, Jonathan and 
Lewis Bane 
John Bane 

Bane, Lewis, estate of, 
by Mary Bane and 
Jonathan Bane, 
executors 

Bane, Lewis and 
Job Banks 
John Preble 

Bane, Lewis, see 
Jonathan Bane 

Banks, Job, see 
Lewis Bane 

Banks, Moses 



Barter, Henry 



Barter, Henry 



Peter Nowell 

Zaccheus Trafton 
Samuel Sewall 



Lewis Bane 



John Bane 
Thomas Wells 

John Sayward 
Each other 



Mortgage 

Deed 
Deed 



Deed 



Thomas Perkins 

Henry Barter 
junior 

James Grindal 



Deed 
Deed 

Deed 
Division 



Deed 
Deed 
Deed 



Index of Grantors. 



Description. 



41£ acres with dwelling-house and barn, bounded by York 
river, and by lands of Joseph Sweat, Stephen Greenleaf 
and Wra. Pepperrell, in York. 

12 acres on York river, in York. 

One -seventh part of a tract on York river, in York. 



4 acres on highway from meeting-house to upper end of 
town, in York. 



His share in land formerly his father, Lewis Bane's, in York. 
100 acres on Little river, in Wells. 

15 acres between New Mill creek and York river, in York. 
Of 200 acres at Scituate, in York. 



200 acres granted John Turbet, in Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 



18K acres, bought of Thomas Huff, in Kittery. 



1}4 acres on Crocket's neck, in Kittery. 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 



1722, May 21 

172J, Mar. 6 
1719, May 20 

1723, Mar. 21 

n|f, Mar. 9 

1724, Dec. 21 
1722, June 14 



Grantor. 



1722, July 
172£, Mar. 

1724, June 

1725, Nov. 



1722, June 
1725, Sept. 



Barton, John 



Baston, Daniel et ux. 

Baston, James and 
Malachi Edwards 
Francis Littlefield 
Samuel Stuart 

Batson, John et ux., and 
Thomas Parsons etux. 

Battin, Edward see 
Edward Preble 

Beal, Edward et ux. 



Beal, Edward et ux. 

Beal, Manerin 

Beal, see Bale 
Bencent, Henry et ux. 
Bennet, Anthony et ux. 
Berry, George et ux. 
Berry, Withers 



Berry, Withers, see 
Nicholas Shapleigh 

Bish, John et ux. 

Black Daniel, estate of, 
by Sarah Black, 

administratrix 



Grantee. 



Instrument. 



James Mussey Deed 



Samuel Stuart 
Each other 

John Farfield 



Manerin Beal 



Peter Nowell 



Samuel Gardiner 



Deed 

Partnership 
agreement 



Deed 



Thomas Jenkins 

John Smith 

Andrew Haley 

Humphrey 

Scamon junior 



William Mackie 

Elizabeth John- 
son 



Deed 



Mortgage 



Mortgage 



Deed 
Deed 
Receipt 
Deed 



Deed 
Division 



Index of Grantors. 



Description. 



50 acres with mill privilege, adjoining grantee's land, in 
Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 

165 acres with house, formerly Thomas Baston's, in Wells. 

Relating 10 building a saw-mill on Orgunquit river, in Wells. 



Their share in mill privilege on Middle river, in Arundel, 
Cape Porpoise. 



6 acres on York river, adjoining the lands of Wm. Pepper- 
rell, Francis Raynes, and grantor, reserving 3 poles in 
breadth, also the apple trees, in York. 

41 J acres with dwelling-house and barn on York river, ad- 
joining the lands of Joseph Sweat, Stephen Greenleaf and 
Wm. Pepperrell, in York. 

6 acres with dwelling-house on York river, adjoining the lands 
of Wm. Pepperrell, Stephen Greenleaf, Edward Beal and 
the highway, in York. 



8 acres on Spruce creek, in Kittery. 

Land bought of Sarah Jamison, in Falmouth. 

For their portion of their father, Andrew Haley's estate. 

4 acres, part of 10 acres bought of Samuel Hutchins, in 
Kittery. 



Three town grants, in Falmouth. 
Of 46 acres on Little river, in York. 



Book xi. 



56 



10 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


1722 Jan. 21 


1 

1 Black, Will junior, alias 
William Negro, 
and Black Will 

Black, Will, see 
Black Will junior 

Blanchard, Richard, see 
John Buss 

Bound, James, see 
Jonathan Putnam 


William 
Leigh ton and 
John Furbush 


Mortgage 


1676, Dec. 10 


Bowles, Thomas, estate 
of, by David Allver, 
administrator 


Henry Coombes 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 20 


Bracy, William et ux. 


Zaccheus Trafton 


Deed 


1723, May 3 


Bracy, William et ux. 


James Grant 


Deed 


1722, May 26 


Bragdon, Arthur 


John Wood- 
bridge 


Deed 


1723, June 25 


Bragdon, Arthur 


Charles White 
and John Geerey 


Deed 


1723, Nov. 4 


Bragdon, Arthur 


Jonathan Young 
junior 


Deed 


1725, Oct. 6 


Bragdon, Mary 


Joseph Bragdon 


Deed 


1724, Jan. 5 


Bragdon, Samuel 


Samuel Bragdon 
junior 


Deed 


1724, June 18 


Bragdon, Samuel 


Joseph Honlt and 
Samuel Sewall 


Deed 


172£, Jan. 3 


Bragdon, Samuel et ux. 


Samuel Bragdon 


Deed 


' 


BROOMFiELD,Edvvard, see 
Simon Stoddard 


junior 




1721, Aug. 1 

1 


Brown, Andrew et ux. 


Alison Brown 


Deed 



Index of Grantors. 



11 



Folio. 



Description. 



106 



50 acre town grant ; 30 acres bought of Alexander Ferguson, 
in Berwick. 



28 

10 
86 

126 

100 

124 

244 

178 

178 
256 

71 



Land on Ruskahegan island, in Kennebec river ; also 6 acres 
at head of Little river, Kennebec region. 



12 acres on southwest side of York river, in York. 

2 acres on road between Mrs. Mary Plaisted's house and 
grantor's house, in York. 

30 acres at Goose cove, on York river, in York. 



30 acres on northwest branch of York river, in York. 

8 acres between branches of York river, in York. 

Her share in the estate of Samuel Bragdon, in York. 
Land bought of Henry Wright, in York. 



Two town grants to his father, Samuel Bragdon, on York 
river, in York. 

20 acres bought of Arthur Bragdon, senior, in York. 



40 acres, adjoining the land of Thomas Perkins and Andrew 
Brown, junior, reserving a cartway; also one-third of 13 
acres bought of Samuel Hill ; one-third of grantor's part 
in saw-mill built with Mr. Storer; also one-third of all his 
undivided land, in Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 



12 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


1722, May 1 


Brown, John 


Humphrey 

Scamon junior 


Deed 


1724, Oct. 30 


Brown, Mary 

Brown, Mary, see 
Jacob Cole 

Bucklin, James, see 
Naomi Yeals 

Buffum, Jonathan, see 
Joseph Thresher 


Samuel Plaisted 


Deed 


1722, July 11 


Buss, John.et ux. 

Butland, George, see 
John Butland 


Stephen Harding 


Deed 


Acknowledged 
1725, Sept. 28 


Butland, John and 
George Butland 


Each other 


Agreement 


1723, Jan. 31 


Butler, John et ux. 


Thomas Selby 


Deed 


1723, Jan. 31 


Butler, John et ux. 


Thomas Selby 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 3 


Came, Samuel 


John Mackintire 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 4 


Came, Samuel 


John Wood- 
bridge 


Waiver of 
foreclosur< 


172|, Jan. 7 


Came, Samuel 


Mary Plaisted 


Deed 


1723, Dec. 18 


Came, Samuel 


Joseph Freethy 


Deed 


1726, July 5 


Came, Samuel, and 
Joseph Moulton 
William Leighton, 
York commissioners 


Nathaniel Whit- 
ney 


Discharge 


1727, Aug. 11 


Came, Samuel and 
J oseph Moulton 
William Leighton, 
York commissioners 

Cajie, Samuel, see 
York commissioners 


Joseph Hoult 


Discharge 



Index of Grantors. 



13 



Folio. 


Description. 


169 


40 acres on south side of Saco river, in Biddeford. 


182 


Her share in saw-mill, at Quamphegan, in Berwick. 


31 


One-sixth part of land formerly John Reynold's, on east side 
of Kennebunk river, in Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 


244 


Concerning the division of a tract of land, formerly their 
father, John Butland's, in Wells. 


162 


Southern half of farm on Kennebec river. 


163 


Northern half of farm on Kennebec river. 


15 


76^ acres on southwest branch of York river, in York. 


11 




54 


10 acres on York river, in York. 


189 


One-half of mill on Bass-cove brook, in York. 


8 


Of mortgage recorded in same folio. 


137 


Of mortgage recorded in folio 136. 



14 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


1687, Jan. 25 


Cape Porpoise, Town of 


Nicholas Moorey 


Deed 


1719, Nov. 18 


Cape Porpoise [Arun- 
del], Town of 


Nicholas Barttoe 


Grant and 
survey 


1719, Nov. 18 


Cape Porpoise [Arun- 
del], Town of 


John Storer 


Conditional 
Deed 


1719, Nov. 18 


Cape Porpoise [Arun- 
del], Town of 


James Tyler 


Grant 


1719, Dec. 7 


Cape Porpoise [Arun- 
del], Town of 


John Storer 


Survey 


ITU, Mar. 12 


Cape Porpoise TArun- 
del], Town of "" 


Jjimes Tyler 


Survey 


1720, July 13 


Cape Porpoise [Arun- 
del], Town of 


John Batson 


Survey 


1720, July 28 


Cape Porpoise [Arun- 
del], Town of 


Joseph Storer and 
Samuel Hill 
John Batson 


Survey 


1720, July 29 


Cape Porpoise [Arun- 
del], Town of 


JosephStorerand 
Samuel Hill 
John Batson 


Survey 


1718, Apr. 25 


Card, Thomas 


William Sayer 


Mortgage 


1720, June 1 


Card, Thomas 


William Card 


Deed 


1723, Oct. 23 


Card, William 


Zaccheus Trafton 


Deed 


1724, Aug. 27 


Center, John 


Abraham Town- 
send 


Division 


1721, July 1 


Chapman, Edward 


Nathaniel Chap- 
man 


Bond 


1725, July 1 


Chapman, Nathaniel 


Edward Chap- 
man 


Deed 


1718, July 25 


Child, William et ux. 


Richard Randall 


Deed 



Index of Grantors. 



15 



Folio. 


Description. 


203 


100 acres adjoining the land of John Rennals on Kennebunk 
river; also liberty to cut timber on town commons. 


237 


Of 50 acres. 


204 


50 acres. 


234 


50 acres. 



204 
234 
204 
205 

205 

148 

50 

110 

158 

243 

228 

107 



50 acres on west side of river, where saw-mill of Mr. Brown 
and grantee stands. 

Of 40 acres on the river. 



Land on north side of Stephen Stone's creek. 
60 acres on Kennebunk river. 

100 acres on Kennebunk river. 

25 acres with house and barn on York river, in York. 
50 acres on southwest branch of Old Mill creek, in York. 
30 acres on Old Mill creek, in York. 
Of land formerly Wm. Phillips, in Biddeford. 

Conditioned for use of land. 



5 acres adjoining the land of Morrell, Samuel Hill, the high- 
way and Dover river; also 23.^ acres adjoining the land of 
Samuel Hill, John Morrell, Thomas Muzeet and the high- 
way, in Kittery. 

30 acres bought of Phineas Hull, in Berwick. 



16 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


1721, Mar. 21 


Clark, Jacob et ux. 


William Pepper- 
rell, junior 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 13 


Clark, John et ux. 


Benjamin Ellery 


Deed 


1723, Nov. 21 


Clark, John 


Jonathan Waldo 


Deed 


1723, Apr. 27 


Clark, Nathaniel et ux. 


Eleazar Clark 


Deed 


1724, May 12 


Clark, Nathaniel et ux. 


Samuel Clark 


Deed 


1725, Apr. 30 


Clark, Patience 


Samuel Clark 


Deed 


1720, Dec. 12 


Clark, Samuel 


Nathaniel Porter 
and Amos 
Dorman 


Mortgage 


1725, May 29 


Clark, Samuel 


Eleazar Clark 


Deed 


1721, Sept. 25 


Clark, Thomas 


John Minot 


Mortgage 


1723, Apr. 8 


Claxton, Margaret 

Claxton, Margaret, see 
Simon Stoddard 


John Wheel- 
wright 


Deed 


1723, Sept. 23 


Cole, Hannah 

Cole, Hannah, see 
Samuel Sewall 


Joshua Cole and 
Joseph Cole 


Deed 


172|, Jan. 20 


Cole, Jacob, by 
Edward Bromfield, 
attorney, and 
Mary Brown 


Each other 


Agreement 


1722, Aug. 31 


Cole, John 


John Murphy 


Deed 


1699, Dec. 2 


Cole, Nicholas 


William Sayer 


Deed 



Index of Grantors. 



17 



Folio. 



Description. 



360 acres, part of a tract sold by Francis Champernovvn to 
Walter Barefoot, in JS-ittery. 

One-half his part m land and islands near Muscongus. 

One-half his part of land, at Muscongus. 

Land adjoining the land of Thomas Wells, Lewis Allen, 
Nicholas Cole and Little river ; also 2 acres adjoining 
Thomas Wells, in Wells. 

One-eighth part of 5 acres and saw-mill on Little river, in 
Wells. 

Land formerly her father, John Wells'; also 2 acres on Little 
river ; also her right of dower in her husband, Nathaniel 
Clark's estate; also all her personal estate, in Wells. 

12 acres with buildings, bounded by the land of John Har- 
mon, Nathaniel Donnell, Johnson Harmon and Meeting- 
house creek, in York. 

One-eighth part of 5 acres and saw-mill on Little river, in 
Weils. 

Lot and house on Arrowsic Island, Georgetown. 

1000 acres west of Kennebunk river, at head of Wells town- 
ship, part of a tract 8 miles square bought by John 
Woodmansey and others of William Phillips. 



Land on York river, bought of Robert Elliot, in York. 

Relating to land in Berwick and Kittery. 

50 acres on the sea-shore, in Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 
Land bought of Thomas Wells, in Wells. 



18 



Index of Grantoks. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrumer 


1722, July 9 


Cole, Nicholas 


Allison Brown 


Deed 


1722, May 23 


Cole, Samuel 


John Stagpole 


Survey 


1722, Apr. 30 


Cole, Thomas 


Nathaniel Fer- 
nald 


Mortgage 


1723, Dec. 10 


Cole, Thomas 

Compton, John, see 
Jonathan Putnam 


John Tompson 


Mortgage 


1718, Oct. 11 


Cooke, Elisha et ux. 


Samuel Plaisted 


Deed 


1719, Aug. 13 


Cooke, Elisha 

Cotton, John, see 
Henry Gibbs 


Joseph Hart 


Deed 


1722, Sept. 15 


Crebefer, Joseph et ux. 

Crockett, Joseph, see 
Ebenezer Moore 


Peter Littlefield 


Deed 


1724, June 4 


Crockit, Richard 


Andrew Haley 


Receipt 




Currier, Geoffrey 
[Jeofforie] 


William Pumary 


Deed 






1722, Mar. 28 


Curtis, Dodevah et ux. 


Withers Berry 


Deed 


1725, Sept. 1 


Curtis, Jacob 


Joseph Weare 


Deed 


1719, Dec. 1 


Curtis [Curtice], James 
et ux., and John 
Perkins et ux. 


Thomas Cum- 
mins 


Deed 


172£, Mar. 23 


Curtis, Job et ux. 


Ebenezer Coburn 


Deed 


17 2 T , Mar. 24 


Curtis [Curtice], Joseph 
et ux. 


Richard Pope 


Deed 



Index of Grantors. 



19 



Folio. 



Description. 



109 

51 
34 

143 

8 
6 

229 



232 
151 

216 

237 

68 

48 
74 



50 acres, at Long cove, between Thomas Huff and .Samuel 
Carr, in Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 

45 acre town grant, by and in Biddeford. 

12 acres between Thomas Kene and grantor, in Kittery. 



Land and dwelling-}) ouse bought of Thomas Worster, in 
Berwick. 



53 acres near Quamphegan; 28 acres on highway to Salmon 
Falls ; all his right in t»aw-mill at Quamphegan, in Berwick. 

5 acres between grantor and grantee, in Berwick. 



Several tracts of land, part of the estate of Lieutenant Josiah 
Littlefield. in Wells. 



For his portion of the estate of Andrew Haley, deceased. 
Hou&b and land on Hog island, Isles of Shoals. 

25 acres on Spruce creek, in Kittery. 



17 or 18 acres with dwelling-house, bought of Rowland and 
Job Young, in York. 

Their share in land formerly Francis Jafford's, in North Yar- 
mouth and Falmouth. 



2 acres on northwest branch of York river, near Curtis' 
cove, in York. 

13 acres, adjoining town common, near Pudding hole, Ed- 
ward Hammond's and grantor's land, in Kittery. 



20 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


1721, Feb. 6 


Curtis, Joseph 


William Pepper- 
rell 


Mortgage 


172§, Feb. 11 


Curtis [Curtice], Joseph 
et ux. 


Richard Pope 


Deed 


1724, July 7 


Curtis, Joseph et ux. 


Fox well Curtis 


Deed 


1723, Oct. 29 


Curtis, Lois, and 
Richard Cutt junior 
et ux. 


Foxwell Curtis 


Deed 


1724, July 7 


Cutt, Richard, and 
James Starratt 


Joseph Curtis 


Discharge 


1725, Apr. 19 


Cutt, Richard 

Cutt, Richard, junior, 
et ux., see Lois Curtis 


Richard Cutt 
junior 


Deed 


1724, May 14 


Davis, Elizabeth 


John Hutchins 


Deed 


1722, May 28 


Dearing, Roger 


William Cars- 
well 


Deed 


1725, Aug. 24 


Dearing, Roger 


Joseph Calf 


Deed 


1721, May 16 


Dearing, Thomas et ux. 


Francis Deed 
et ux. 


Deed 


1725, Dec. 14 


Demerit, Eli et ux., and 
William Wormwood 


Stephen Harding 


Deed 


1698, Oct. 13 


Denmark, James et ux. 


William Sayer 


Deed 


172$, Mar. 18 


Dennet, John 


John Carlile 


Deed 


1730, Nov. 14 


Dennet, John 

Donnell, Hannah, see 
Nathaniel Donnell 


John Shepard 


Discharge 



Index of Grantors. 



21 



Folio. 



Description. 



30 
74 

142 
114 

160 
222 



218 

29 

242 

91 

248 



233 

122 



37 acres, part of two town grants to Henry Broken ; also saw 
mill standing near said land, in Kittery. 

5 acres adjoining Benjamin Hammond's land ; also 147 poles 
adjoining bridge on the way from Spruce creek to Stur- 
geon creek, in Kittery. 

8%}4 acres adjoining grantor's land, in Kittery. 

48| acres at Spruce creek ; also their interest in saw-mill on 
farm of Joseph Curtis, in Kittery. 



Of mortgage recorded in York Deeds, Book X, 32. 



One-half of island with house and barns, in Kittery. 



Her share in the estate of her father, David Hutchins, in 
Kittery. 

2 acres between Robert Mitchell and Clement Dealing, in 
Kittery. 

One-half a tract at Nonesuch, bought of John Hincks, except 
109 acres sold John Sampson and Robert Jordan, in Scar- 
borough. 

2 acres where grantee lives, in Kittery. 



Land formerly John Reynold's, in Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 

175 acres adjoining land of Joseph Storer and Nicholas Cole, 
in Wells. 

Two tracts of land bought of Henry Donnel, in York. 

Of mortgage recorded in same folio. 



22 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 




Donnell, Hannah, see 
Sarah Donnell 






1684, Oct. 30 


Donnell [Donill], 
Henry 


Thomas [Donill] 
Donnell 


Deed 


172£, Feb. 21 


Donnell, Henry 


Elihu Gunnison 


Deed 


172f , Mar. 6 


Donnell, Henry et ux., 
and Thomas Phipps 
Elisha Plaisted 


John Dennet 


Deed 


1721, June 22 


Donnell, John 


Nathaniel Don- 
nell and Han- 
nah Donnell 
Sarah Donnell 


Deed 


1724, Dec. 31 


Donnell, John 


Joseph Hoult 


Deed 


1723, Apr. 4 


Donnell, Nathaniel 


John Moore 


Deed 


1724, May 17 


Donnell, Nathaniel 


Joseph Weare 


Deed 


1749, June 28 


Donnell, Nathaniel 


Joseph Hoult 


Deed 


1721, June 22 


Donnell [Doniel], 
Nathaniel and 
Sarah Donnell 
Hannah Donnell 


John Donnell 


Deed 


1724, Jan. 14 


Donnell, Nathaniel and 
Hannah Donnell 
Sarah Donnell 


Joseph Hoult 


Deed 


172$, Feb. 19 
• 


Donnell, Nathaniel, and 
Elihu Parsons 

Donnell, Nathaniel, see 
Sarah Donnell 


Each other 


Abitration 
and award 


1723, Apr. 4 


Donnell, Nathaniel 
junior 


John Moore 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 4 


Donnell [Doniel], 
Samuel 


Thomas Salter 


Deed 



Index of Grantors. 



23 



Description. 



Land bought of Andrew Haley, in York. 



30 acres northwest of the great marsh between Cape Ned- 
dick river and Wells, in York. 

13 acres on York river; also land adjoining, bought of John 
Pickerin, in York. 



24 acres, part of 56 acres formerly his father, Thomas Don- 
nell's, in York. 



16 acres on York river, in York. 

Two- thirds of 10 acres on York river, in York. 

One-half of saw-mill with 5 acres of land on Josiah's river; 
also 2 acres on Muddy brook ; also 6 acres at the head of 
Joseph Bragdon's marsh, in York. 

Right to cut and carry off wood. 

32 acres, part of 56 acres formerly their father, Thomas Don- 
nelPs, in York. 



Land on York river, reserving right to cut and carry off 
wood, in York. 



Relating to the bounds of their binds, in York. 



Two eighths of 10 acres on York nver, in York. 



Tract of land adjoining Smith, Francis and Moor; also a 
tract adjoining Pepperrell, Yincon and Mill creek, in York. 



24 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 



172£, Feb. 14 
1709, Aug. 11 
1716, May 18 
172f, Feb. 4 

1724, Jan. 15 



Grantor. 



172f, Mar. 16 

172£, Feb. 5 

1722, June 18 
172£, Mar. 6 

1723, Nov. 22 



Donnell, Samuel 



Donnell, Sara)), by 
Lewis Bane 

Donnell, Sarah, and 
Hannah Donnell 

Donnell, Sarah, and 
Hannah Donnell, by 
Nathaniel Donnell, 
attorney, and 
Nathaniel Donnell 

Donnell, Sarah, and 
Hannah Donnell 

Donnell, Sarah, see 
Nathaniel Donnell 

Dorman. Jabez, see 
John Watson 

Downing, Jonathan et 
ux., and Samuel Hill 
et ux. 



Grantee. 



William Grow Deed 



Instrument. 



John Donnell 



Nathaniel Don- 
nell 

Joseph Hoult 



Nathaniel Don- 
nell 



Duly, Philip 



Dyer, William 



Edwards, Malachi et ux. 



Edwards, Malachi, and 
Joshua Winn 

Edwards, Malachi, see 
James Baston 

Edwards, Malachi, see 
Joshua Winn 



Deed 

Power of 
attorney 

Deed 



Deed 



John Leighton 
and Tobias 
Leighton 

Charles Pine 



John Frost 



Francis Little- 
field 



Each other 



Deed 



Deed 



Mortgage 



Deed 



Reference 
and award 



Index of Grantors. 25 



Description. 



30 acres on York river and on west side of grantor's mill 
pond on Roger's Cove brook ; also a right of way, in York. 

3 acres on southwest branch of York river, in York. 
General power of attorney. 



Their share in land on York river, formerly Thomas Don- 
nell's, reserving right to cut wood, in York. 



Their share in land formerly Thomas Donnell's, in York. 



20 acre town grant to John Nelson, in Kittery. 



100 acres and one-third of saw-mill above Dunstan ; also 20 
acre town grant, in Scarborough. 

Several tracts of land bought of James Emery junior, at 
Winter Harbor, Biddeford. 

One-half of grist-mill on Ogunquit river; also one-quarter 
of saw-mill on Ogunquit lower falls; also one-half the 
falls where Capt. John Littlefield had a double saw-mill ; 
also right of way across grantor's land, in Wells. 

Relating to the thatch islands in Ogunquit river, in Wells. 



Book xi. 57 



26 



Index of Grantors. 



Grantor. 



Instrument. 



1718, July 5 Elliot, Robert 



172}, Jan. 31 
1722, Apr. 2 

1722, Apr. 2 
172}, Feb. 28 

1723, Oct. 10 

1724, Nov. 26 
1724, Nov. 28 
1723, Jan. 6 



1720, Feb. 

1720, Feb. 

1721, Mar. 

1722, Oct. 

1723, Dec. 
1722, Oct. 



1723, Apr. 20 



1723, Aug. 14 



Emery, Daniel et ux. 

Emery, Daniel et ux. 

Emery, Daniel et ux. 
Emery, James 

Emery, James 

Emery, James 
Emery, Job 
Emery, Margaret 

Falmouth, Town of 

Falmouth, Town of 

Falmouth, Town of 

Farnam [Farnum], 
Daniel et ux. 

Farnam, Daniel 

Farnam [Farnum], 
Ralph et ux. 

Farnam, Ralph et ux. 
Farnam, Raiph 



John Frost, 
trustee for 
Sarah Pepper- 
rell and Mar- 
gery Pepper- 
rell 

Daniel Emery 
junior 

Noah Emery 



Simon Emery 

Job Emery 
senior 

James Emery 
junior 

Moses Spencer 

Moses Spencer 

Simon Emery 

Richard Jones 
John Marriner 
Richard Jones 
Peter Nowell 

Ralph Farmim 
Robert Gray 

Matthew Grover 

Andrew Grover 



Deed 



Deed 

Deed 

Deed 
Deed 

Deed 

Discharge 



Discharge 



Deed 

I Grant 
Grant 
Grant 
Deed 

Deed 
Deed 

Deed 

Deed 



Index of Grantors. 



27 



Description. 



Land on Cape Elizabeth ; also land on Spurwink river, 
Scarborough. 



Land bounded by the brook running out of York pond, in 
Kittery. 

Land adjoining Timothy Waymouth's and John Hearl's, in 
Kittery. 

Land on brook running out of York pond, in Kittery. 

% acre near Stony brook bridge, in Berwick. 

25 acres, part of a 50 acre town grant, in Kittery. 

Of mortgage recorded in folio 150. 

Of mortgage recorded in folio 149. 

One-third of saw-mill and timber on brook running out of 
York pond, in Kittery. 

I acre on the water side. 

Land adjoining Benjamin York's. 

30 acres on Back cove. 

20 acres on highway from Bass Cove brook to upper part of 
town, in York. 

50 acres on York river, in York. 

Land near Goose cove ; also one yoke of oxen, in York. 

10 or 12 acres bounded by the lands of Andrew Grover, 
Mains, Blazedell, Webber and grantee, in York. 

II acres adjoining the lands of Elihu Parsons, grantor and 
York river, in York. 



28 



Index of Grantoes. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


1724, July 4 


Farnam, Ralph 


Daniel Farnam 


Deed 


1724, Dec. 21 


Farnam, Ralph et ux. 


Andrew Grover 


Deed 


1724, July 16 


Favers, Joseph 


Elihu Gunnison 


Deed 


172 J, Mar. 21 


Favour, Joseph 


Joseph Say ward 


Mortgage 


1721, May 26 


Fennick, George et ux., 
and John Fennick 
et ux. 


Samuel Skillen 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 4 


Fennick, George et ux. 

Fennick, John et ux., 
see George Fennick 
et ux. 


Benjamin Parker 


Deed 


1724, Oct. 21 


Fernald, James et ux. 


John Fernald 
junior 


Deed 


1724, Oct. 31 


Fernald, John et ux. 


James Fernald 


Deed 


172£, Mar. 22 


Fernald, Nathaniel 


Tobias Fernald 


Conditional 
Deed 


1725, July 7 


Fernald, Nathaniel 


Thomas Cole 


Discharge 


1721, May 16 


Field, Joseph et ux., and 
Peter Grant et ux. 

Flag, Susanna, see 
Simon Stoddard 


Thomas Perkins 


Deed 


1720, Aug. 15 


Folsham, Nathaniel 
et ux. 


James Ty lei- 


Deed 


172J, Feb. 16 


Folsham, Susanna 


Francis Sayer 


Deed 


1722, July 23 


Ford, Samuel et ux. 


John Whitney 


Deed 


1721, Oct. 14 


Fovan, John 


Mary Sargent 


Deed 



Index of Grantors. 



29 



Folio. 


Description. 


152 


9 acres on York river, in York. 


239 


10 acres on York river, above Old Mill creek, in York. 


259 


30 acre town grant to his father, Thomas Favers ; also 28 
acres bought of Caleb Spurrier, in York. 


142 


28 acres on Cape Neddick river, in York. 


33 


Land on Spruce creek, in Kittery. 


18 


10 acres bought of Samuel Skillen, in Kittery. 


171 


10 acres bought of John Fernald, in Kittery. 


171 


2% acres northwest of land bought of John Morrell senior, 
in Kittery. 


243 


6 acres, bounded by highway to Woodman's ferry, by 
Thomas Cole's land, by John Adam's land and Great cove, 
in Kittery. 


34 


Of mortgage recorded in same folio. 


164 


Their share in estate of John Barret, in Arundel, Cape 
Porpoise. 


235 


Land at Blue Point, in Scarborough. 


5 


One-quarter part of land conveyed by John Wadleigh to his 
daughter, Mary Mills, in Wells. 


43 


17 acres on Brave-boat harbor, in York. 


66 


50 acre town grant adjoining the lands of Joseph Day and 
Peter Rich; also a town grant of 10 acres, in Wells. 



30 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


1727, Mar. 14 


Fovel [Fowill], John 


Samuel Johnson 


Discharge 


1717, Feb. 18 


Foy, Richard 


Robert Foy 


Deed 


1723, Nov. 23 


Frost, Charles 


William Stanley 


Deed 


1725, Dec. 21 


Frost, Charles 


John Frost 


Bond 


1724, June 19 


Frost, James 

« 


Alexander Grant 


Discharge 


172|, Mar. 9 


Frost, John et ux. 

Frost, John, see 
William Pepperrell 


Daniel Oliver 
junior 


Deed' 


1725. July 1 


Fry, William 

Furbush, Daniel, see 
Andrew Neal 


Nathaniel Chap- 
man 


Deed 


1725, Nov. 30 


Gamon, Philip et ux. 


James Grindal 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 2 


Gee, Joshua et ux. 


Abraham Lewis 


Deed 


1722, Dec. 5 


Gee, Joshua et ux. 


Joshua Gee 
junior 


Deed 


1724, Oct. 7 , Gelding, John 


Jacob Rernick 


Discharge 


1669, May 8 


Gendal, Walter 


Michael Madiver 


Deed 


1721, Oct. 19 


Gendal, Walter, estate 
of, by Theodosius 
Moor, administrator 


John Smith 


Deed 


1721, Oct. 19 


Gendall [Gendal], 
* Walter, estate of, by 
Theodosius Moore, 

administrator 


John Smith 


Deed 



Index of Grantors. 



31 



Description. 



Of mortgage recorded in same folio. 

8 acres adjoining the lands of Christopher Mitchel and 
James Foy, in Kittery. 

Mis s v iare in a town grant between Black Will's land and 
Ash swamp, in Kittery. 

In £400 conditioned to discharge obligee from all charges 
and obligations to pay Simon Frost £50 and necessaries 
while in college. 

Of mortgage recorded in folio 129. 

One-quarter of land bought of John and Mary Wit [Witting 
on Sheepscot river. 



1 acre adjoining land of grantee, iu Kittery. 



5 acres on Spruce creek, in Kittery. 

60 acres on Saco river and adjoining the lands of Richard 
Peard, Francis Backehouse, Wm. Phillips a. 4 d grantee, 
in Biddeford. 

Land, falls and saw-mill at Quamphegan, in Berwick . 



Of mortgage recorded in same folio. 

Land formerly Robert Jordan's, in Falmouth. 

Several tracts bought of George Felt; also 200 acies ad- 
joining Falmouth bounds, in North Yarmouth. 



100 acres west of George Felt's house; also 200 acres ad- 
joining Falmouth bounds, in North Yarmouth. 



32 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 



1723, June 21 

1724, Oct. 21 

1724, May 20 



1720, July 9 
1722, Sept/ll 
172f, Mar. 13 

1724, Nov. 7 

1725, Apr. 2 

1725, Dec. 3 
1722, May 8 



Grantor. 



Getchell, Bezaleel 

Gibbs, Henry et ux., and 
John Cotton et ux. 

Gilling, Edward et ux. 

Gillman, Zachariah, see 
Simon Stoddard 

Godsoe, William et ux. 



Godsoe, William et ux. 

Godsoe, William et ux. 

Godsoe, William 
Godsoe, William et ux. 

Godsoe, William et ux. 
Goold, Benjamin 



Grantee. 



1725, Sept. 4 



1723, May 10 



1722, May 7 



1724, Apr. 10 



Gorham, Shubael 



Gowell, Richard 



Gowen, John et ux. 



Grant, Alexandei 



James Mussey 

Joseph Hill and 
John Storer 

Benjamin Stokes 



Withe is Berry 



William Pepper- 
rell junior 

Withers Berry 



William Worster 

Richard Rogers 
and Thomas 
Rogers 

John Barter 

Abraham Preble 
and John 
Leighton 
Samuel Came 
or successors, 
York 
commissioners 

Nathaniel Fern- 
aid 

William Gowell 



Instrument. 



Benjamin Gould 



James Frost 



Deed 
Deed 

Deed 



Deed 

Deed 

Deed 

Deed 
Deed 

Deed 
Mortgage 



Deed 
Deed 
Deed 
Mortgage 



Index of Grantors. 33 



Folio. 



Description. 



50 acre town grant by and in Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 

300 acres on northeast side and 1 acre on west side of Cape 
Porpoise river, also privilege of building mills, in Wells. 

Land on Kennebec river. 



10 acres between Spruce Creek river and Crooked lane, in 
Kittery. 

19 acres, part of a town grant, in Kittery. 



20 acres adjoining the lands of Wm. Rogers, Wm. Stanley, 
Paul Williams and John Monson, in Kittery. 

Land on road from Kittery ferry to Trafton's ferry, in Kittery. 

11 acres on road from Woodman's ferry to Traf ton's ferry, 
in Kittery. 



1 acre on road from Kittery ferry to Trafton's ferry, in Kittery. 

14 acres with dwelling-house, between Mast-cove highway 
and Nicholas Gowen's land, in Kittery. 



3 acres adjoining the lands of Samuel Spinney, Thomas Cole, 
grantee and Spinney's creek, in Kittery. 

10 acres adjoining: grantor's land and road to Spruce creek, 
in Kittery. 

17 acres and 13 rods adjoining the lands of John Heard, 
James Chadbourne and grantor, in Kittery. 

25 acres, bounded by the lands of Thomas Abbot, Walter 
Abbot, Samuel Abbot, James and Daniel Grant, the 
river and by town road, in Bemoick. 



34 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


1724, June 19 


Grant, Alexander, and 
William Giant et ux. 


Thomas Hanson 


Deed 


172$, Feb. 19 


Grant, Daniel 


Samuel Hodsdon 


Deed 


172$, Feb 19 


Grant, Daniel 


James Grant 


Deed 


1725, Feb. 19 


Grant, James 

Grant, Peter, see 
Joseph Field 

Grant, William, see 
Alexander Grant 


Daniel Grant 


Deed 


1722, Oct. 16 


Gray, Robert et ux. 


William Pepper- 
rell junior 


Mortgage 


1722, Oct. 25 


Gray, Robert et ux. 


Ralph Farnum 


Deed 


1718, Apr. 17 


Green, Benjamin et ux. 


Israel HodgHdun 


Deed 


1723, Jan. 24 


Greenleaf, Stephen 


JVseph Sweat 


Mortgage 


1721, Aug. 30 


Gunnison, Elihu et ux. 


Joseph Gunnison 


Deed 


1722, July 26 


Gunnison, Elihu et ux. 


Nicholas Dunn 


Deed 


1668, Dec. 2 


Guy, John 


Walter Gendal 


Deed 


1684, Oct. 30 


Haley, Andrew 


Henry Donnell 
[Doniel] 


Deed 


1720, June IS 


Haley [Halley], Andrew 


Hannah Wilson 
[Willson] 


Deed 


1721, Mar. 28 


Haley, Benjamin 


John Stagpole 


Receipt 


1725, Oct. 23 


Haley, Benjamin 


John Davis 


Deed 



Index of Grantors. 



35 



Description. 



19 acres, part of 57 acres laid out to their father, William 
Grant and John Keye ; also fifty pine logs, in Berwick. 

20 acres adjoining Daniel Goodin, John Nason and Benjamin 
Nason, in Berwick. 

7 acres bounded by lands of Samuel Abbott, Baker Nason» 
grantee and the country road, in Berwick. 

40 acres adjoining Daniel Goodin, John Nason and Benjamin 
Nason, in Berwick. 



19| acres bought of Benjamin Webber, in York. 

Land between Andrew Grover and Elihu Parsons ; also land 
between between Matthew Grover's upper lot and Benja- 
min Webber and Andrew Grover, in York. 

82 acres with house, barn and buildings on Salmon Falls 
river, in Berwick. 

25 acres on York river, in York. 

Land adjoining Crooked lane, on Gunnison's neck, in Kittery. 

Land on Crooked lane, in Kittery. 

Land at Papuding point, in Falmouth. 

One-half of meadow bought of John Pearce, in York, 

5 acres on Spruce creek, in Kittery. 

For part payment of bond . 

40 acres on Saco river, between Peter Henderson and Hum- 
phrey Case, reserving land where meeting-house stands 
and burying-place, in Biddeford. 



36 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


172J, Feb. 22 


Ham, Samuel 


Jacob Remick 
junior 


Deed 


1722, May 16 


Hammond [Hamond], 
Joseph et ux. 


Daniel Fogg 


Deed 


1722, May 9 


Hanscom, Thomas, estate 
of, by Tamasen Hans- 
com, administratrix 


Samuel Hanscom 


Deed 


1724, July 9 


Hanson, Thomas et ux. 


Timothy Gerrish 


Deed 


1724, July 9 


Hanson, Thomas et ux. 

Harding, Stephen, see 
Thomas Perkins 


Paul Gerrish 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 2 


Harmon, Johnson 


James Boodwin 


Mortgage 


1720, May 17 


Heard, John 


Joseph Pilsbery 


Deed 


1723, Apr. 2 


Hearle, John 

Hericke, John see 
Jonathan Putnam 


John Morrell 
junior 


Deed 


1723, May 21 


Hicks, John 


Samuel Ford 


Deed 


1720, Oct. 26 


Higginson, John, estate 
of, by Nathaniel Hig- 
ginson and John Hig- 
ginson, executors 


John Smith 


Deed 


1720, Oct. 26 


Higginson, John, estate 
of, by Nathaniel Hig- 
ginson and John Hig- 
ginson, executors 

Hill, John et ux., see 
Michael Wormstill 


John Smith 


Deed 


172£, Mar. 12 


Hill, Mary 


John Hill 


Deed 



Index of Grantors. 



37 



Description. 



20 acres between Richard Gowel and Daniel Paul, in Kit- 
tery ; also his share in the common and undivided lands, 
in Berwick and Kittery ^ 

1% acres adjoining grantee's land, in Kittery. 



10 acres with dwelling-house, between country road and 
Stephen Tobey's land, in Kittery. 



One-third of 400 acres bought of Elisha Cooke. 
One-third of 400 acres bought of Elisha Cooke. 



60 acres bounded by highway from Berwick to Wells, by the 
dividing line between York and Berwick, and by Great 
Works river, in York. 

10 acres part of a town grant to James Heard, in Kittery. 

36 acres part of a town grant, by and in Kittery. 



20 acres adjoining Clement Dearing's land and Col. Pepper- 
rell's land, in Kittery. 

100 acres bought ot Nicholas Bartlet, in Falmouth. 



100 acres adjoining the lands of George Cleve, Michael Mit- 
ten and Back cove, in Falmouth. 



Her share in the estate of John Hill, deceased, in Berwick 
and Portsmouth. 



38 



Index of Ghantors. 



Date. 



Grantor. 



Grantee. 



Instrument. 



1720, June 7 



Hill, Samuel 



1721, June 27 Hill, Samuel et ux. 



1721, Sept. 6 



1722, Dec. 21 



1724, Oct. 16 



1725, Mar. 12 



1724, June 4 



1720, May 27 



Hill, Samuel 



Hill, Samuel et ux. 



Hill, Samuel et ux. 



Hill, n Samuel 



Hill, Samuel, see 
Jonathan Downing 

Hillieur, Nicholas et ux. 

Hilton, Benjamin, see 
Samuel Sewall 

Hilton, Richard, see 
Robert Aachmuty 

Hilton, William et ux., 
and Samuel Stilson et. 
ux. 



172|, Mar. 11 
1721, Feb. 6 
172|, Mar. 10 
172|, Feb. 19 



Hodgsdtjn, Israel 



Hodsden, John 



Hodsdon [Hogsdon], 
Ann 

Hodsdon, Samuel 



Nicholas Shap- 
leigh 

Michael Kinnard 

Benjamin Hiil 

Michael Kennard 



Joshua Moodey 
junior 

John Storer 



Deed 

Deed 
Deed 

Deed 

Deed 

Deed 



Andrew Haley 



Receipt 



Jonathan Putnam 
and John 
Putnam 
James Bound 
John Herrick 
John Cumpton 
Giles Juimy 

Moses Hodgsdun 



John Morrel 
juuior 

Benjamin Stokes 



Elisha Plaisted 



Deed 



Deed 
Deed 
Deed 
Deed 



Index of Grantors. 



39 



Folio. 



Description". 



45 

61 
112 

62 

223 

204 



232 



One-half of saw-mill; 1 acre formerly his father, Samuel 
Hill's, in Kittery. 

1 acre adjoining grantee's land, in Kittery. 

100 acres between John Morrell's and Edward Ayer's ; also 
his share in the common and undivided lands, in Kittery. 

3 acres between Shapleigh's creek and Nicholas Morrell's 
land, in Kittery. 

y 2 acre on Piscataqua river, near Bloody Point ferry, in 
Kittery. 

Land on Kennebunk river ; also privileges on Long creek, in 
Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 



For their portion of their father, Andrew Haley's estate. 



197 



Muscongus island : also 4000 acres on Musconsrus river. 



245 

64 

262 

267 



82 acres with house and barn, bought of Benjamin Nason, in 
Berwick. 

26 acres, part of town grant to his father, Nicholas Hodsden, 
in Parish of Unity, [Berwick.'] 

Land on Kennebec river. 



20 acres adjoining the lands of Richard Lord, John Nason 
and Benjamin Nason, in Berwick. 



40 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 



Grantor. 



Grantee. 



Instrument. 



1669, Mar. 18 



172$, Jan. 7 



1720, Apr. 23 



172§, Feb. 4 

1724, Dec. 31 

1725, July 25 

1722, Dec. 1 

1723, Aug. 14 

1722, May 10 

1722, Nov. 2 

1723, Apr. 1 

1723, Apr. 15 



Holland, Edward 



Holman, Solomon 



Hoult, Joseph 



Hoult, Joseph 



Hoult, Joseph 



Hoult, Joseph 



Hoult, Joseph, see 
Samuel Sewall 

Hot, John, estate of, by 
David Robertson, 

administrator 

Hoy, John, estate of, by 
David Robertson, 

administrator 

Hubbard, Aaron 



Hubbard, Moses 



Hubbard, Moses 



Hubbard, Moses 



Jeffrey Currier 



Pendleton 
Fletcher 



Abraham Preble 
and John 
Leighton 
Samuel Came 
or successors, 
York commis- 
sioners 

Nathaniel Don- 
nell 

John Donnell 



Samuel Sewall 



Deed 



Deed 



Nathaniel Rams- 
dell 



Josiah Bridges 



Moses Hubbard 



Abraham Lord 



William Leighton 
and John 
Leighton junior 

Joseph Hodsden 



Mortgage 



Deed 
Deed 
Deed 



Deed 



Deed 



Deed 



Deed 



Deed 



Deed 



Index of Grantors. 41 



Folio. 



150 
181 

136 



55 

186 
236 



55 
105 

161 

83 
80 

208 



Description. 



House and land on Hog island, Isles of Shoals. 



Quitclaiming 53 acres formerly Walter Pennywell's, in 
Biddeford. 



8 acres with buildings on southwest branch of York river, 
in York. 



Quitclaim to land on York river, in York. 



Land on York river ; also land on northwest branch of York 
river, in York. 

Quitclaim to southeast part of land bought of the heirs oi 
Timothy Yeals, in York. 



15 acres adjoining the land of John Linscot, James Smith 
and grantee, in York. 



One-quarter part of a tract on northwest branch of York 
river, above York bridge, in York. 



Land adjoining Joseph Hodsden's, in Berwick. 

40 acres, adjoining Thomas Thompson's land, in Berwick. 



60 acres adjoining the land of Philip Hubbard and Abraham 
Lord, in Berwick. 



8| acres adjoining the brook by Aaron Hubbard's tan-yard, 
the highway and Nathan Lord's land, in Berwick. 



Book xi. 58 



42 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


1723, Sept. 9 


Hunking, Mary and 
Mary Hunking junior 

Hunking, Mary junior 
see Mary Hunking 

Htjnscomb, Martha, see 
John Morrell junior 


John Leighton 
junior and 
Tobias Leigh- 
ton 


Deed 


171f, Mar. 18 


Hutchins [Huchens], 
Benjamin 


Thomas Hutchins 
[Huchens] 


Survey 


1721, Feb. 10 


Hutchins, Jonathan et 
ux. 


Benjamin Parker 


Deed 


1724, May 14 


Hutchins [Hatchings], 
Mary 


John Hutchins 


Deed 


Ackno'ledged 
1724, June 5 


Hutchins, Samuel 


John Hutch ins 


Deed 


Hit, Mar. 20 


Hutchins [Huchens], 
Thomas 


Joseph Willson 


Deed 


1699, Jan. 11 


Hutchinson, Eliakim 

Hutchinson, Elisha, 
heirs of, see 
Simon Stoddard 

Hutchinson, Thomas, 
see Simon Stoddard 


John Plaisted 


Deed 


1722, May 5 


Ingersall, Benjamin et 
ux. 


Thomas Millet 


(Jonditiona 
Deed 


1721, Mar. 21 


Ingersol, Elisha 


Richard Jones 


Deed 


172£, Jan. 7 


Ingersol, Elisha et ux. 


Thomas Cumins 


Deed 


17$$, Jan. 19 


Ingersol, Samuel et ux. 


Mary Sargent 


Deed 


1721, Oct. 16 


Ingersol, Samuel 


Mary Sargent 


Deed 



Index of Grantors. 43 



Folio. 


Description. 


120 


One-third of a 50 acre town grant to Elizabeth Leighton, in 
Kittery. 


261 


Of 5 acres recorded in deed dated Nov. 6, 1718. 


17 


Land on highway from meeting-house to head of Spruce 
creek, in Kittery. 


217 


Her share in the estate of David Hutchings, in Kittery. 



219 
260 
203 



200 

40 
68 
65 

66 



5 acres adjoining the parsonage land, John Easman, Andrew 
Lewis and grantee, in Kittery. 

5 acres on Spruce creek, in Kittery. 



200 acres of upland and one-quarter of marsh at Tocnocke, 
in Wells. 



50 acres, one-half of 100 acres Joseph Ingersol bought of 
John Ingersol, in Falmouth. 

3 acre lot, adjoining grantee, in Falmouth. 

\y 2 acres adjoining land formerly James Mills, in Falmouth. 

200 acres on Casco river ; also two small lots on old Casco 
side, in Falmouth. 

Two parcels of land, north of grantee's farm ; also 10 acres, 
one-half mile above Barberry creek, in Falmouth. 



44 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


1721, Apr. 1 


Jamison, Sarah 


Anthony Bennitt 


Deed 


172$, Feb. 22 


Jeffakds, John et ux. 


Thomas Millet 


Deed 


1719, Feb. 19 


Jeffries, David 


John Jeffries 


Deed 


1725, Sept. 10 


Johnson, Samuel, estate 
of, by Elizabeth John- 
son, administratrix 


Sarah Black 


Division 


1725, Sept. 29 


Johnson, Samuel, estate 
of, by Elizabeth John- 
son, administratrix 


Samuel Johnson 


Deed 


1725, Nov. 4 


Johnson, Samuel 


John Fovel 


Mortgage 


1719, Feb. 8 


Jones, John et ux. 


Henry Bridgham 


Deed 


1723, Apr. 2 


Jordan [Jurdan], 
Jeremiah 


William Jamison 


Deed 


1725, July 25 


Jordan, Richard 


Theodore Atkin- 
son 


Deed 


1662, May 10 


Jordan, Robert 


John Guy 


Deed 


1724, Nov. 16 


Juimy, Gyles 

Juimy, Gyles, see 
Jonathan Putnam 


Joseph Pope and 
Samuel Flint 


Deed 


172§, Mar. 8 


Kelley, Charles 


Mary Kelly 


Deed 


1722, May 5 


Kene, Nathaniel 


Nathaniel Kene 
junior 


Deed 


1722, May 8 


Kent, James 


John Whitney 


Mortgage 


1722, Dec. 26 


Kent, James 


Joseph Sweat 


Mortgage 



Index of Grantors. 45 



Description. 



Land at Papooding point, formerly her father, Wm. Jami- 
son's, in Falmouth. 

1 acre lot with frame in first division ; 3 acre lot in second 
division ; 30 acres in third division ; also his interest in 
the common and undivided land, in Falmouth. 

Land on Merrymeeting bay, in Fejepscot, [Brunswick.] 

Of 46 acres on Little river, in York. 



20 acres on Little river, in York. 

Land on Little river, in York. 

Land adjoining Augustine Jones, Nathaniel Wallis and Pre- 
sumpscot river, in Falmouth. 

50 acres at Spurwink, [in Falmouth.'] 

Land on Richmond's island, Cape Elizabeth. 



100 acres adjoining Thomas Stanford, on the south side of 
Papooding point, reserving 4 acres ; also 4 acres of marsh, 
in Falmouth. 

100 acres on Muscongus island ; 500 acres on the mainland, 
Muscongus region. 



10 acres with dwelling-house, warehouse and wharf on 
Crooked lane, in Kittery. 

40 acres adjoining the land of Paul Williams, Samuel Spin- 
ney and Spruce creek, in Kittery. 

10 acres adjoining Samuel DonnelPs land, in York. 

19 acres on York river and northwest side of Roger's cove, 
in York. 



46 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


1725, Sept. 2 


King, Richard 


George King 


Mortgage 


172$, Feb. 1 


Kingsbury, John et ux. 


John Stickney 


Deed 


172§, Feb. 5 


Kingsbury, John et ux. 


Samuel Milbury 


Deed 


1703, May 10 


Kittery, Town of 


Jonathan Stimson 


Grant 


1703, Apr. 9 


Knapp, Joshua et ux. 


Samuel Dounell 
senior 


Deed 


1725, Aug. 5 


Landall, Thomas, estate 
of, by Margaret Landall, 
administratrix 


William Pepper- 
rell junior 


Deed 


1719, July 15 


Lane, Job 

Lane, John, see 
Josiah Wallis 


Francis W^man 


Deed 


1722, May 2 


Larraby, Benjamin 


Thomas Millet 


Deed 


1721, Feb. 23 


Lasdell, Joshua et ux. 


Nathaniel Whit- 
ney 


Deed 


172J, Feb. 22 


Lassell, Joshua 


Samuel Sewall 


Deed 


1692, Apr. 5 


Lawrence, Mary and 
George Munjoy 


Thomas Cooper 


Deed 


1692, Apr. 5 


Lawrence, Mary and 
George Munjoy 


Thomas Cooper 


Deed 


172§, Feb. 6 


Leighton, John 


Moses Hanscom 


Deed 


1723, July 10 


Leighton, John 


Joseph Pilsbery 


Deed 


Ackno'ledged 
1723, Dec. 25 


Leighton, John et ux. 


Thomas Hammet 


Deed 


172$, Mar. 12 


Leighton, William et ux. 


John Hill 


Deed 



Index of Grantors. 



47 



Description. 



His share in his father, Richard King's estate, in Kittery. 

7 acres bounded by land of Nathaniel Donnell junior, Joseph 
Moulton, town commons and York river, in York. 

7 acres with dwelling-house, barn, and smith's shop, bounded 
by land of Nathaniel Donnell junior, Joseph Moulton, 
town commons and York river, in York. 

50 acres. 

Town grant of 19^ acres on York river, in York. 



30 acres formerly William Landell's land, in Kittery. 



Neck of land between Cousin's river and Harresicket river ; 
also an island opposite, in Casco bay. 



1 acre with house between Thomas Cumming's and Robert 
William's land; also 3 acre lot and 30 acre lot near 
Bramhall's land, in Falmouth. 

38 acres on York river, adjoining southwest head of Hilton's 
creek, in York. 

7 acres, part of a town grant to Caleb Boynton, in York. 

Land on Ammoncongan river, in Casco bay. ,* 

[A re-record of the above.] 

3 or 4 acres near road leading to Sturgeon creek, in Kittery. 
% acre adjoining Capt. Shapleigh and grantor, in Kittery. 
y 2 acre at Crooked lane, on Piscataqua river, in Kittery. 



192 I Their share in the estate of John Hill, deceased, in Berwick 
I and Portsmouth. 



48 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


1725, Apr. 13 


Leighton, William 

Leighton, William, see 
Samuel Came 

Leighton, William, see 
York commissioners 


Benjamin March 


Deed 


1724, Apr. 16 


Linscot, John 


Josiah Bridge 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 27 


Little, Ephraim and 
John Kichards 

Littlefield, Francis, see 
James Baston 


Paul Dudley 


Deed 


1724, May 12 


Littlefield, James et 
ux. 


Peter Littlefield 


Deed 


1722, June 21 


Littlefield, Jonathan 
and Samuel Tredwell 


Each other 


Survey 


1723, Dec. 4 


Littlefield, Joseph et 
ux. 


Nathaniel Clark 


Deed 


1685, Dec. 17 


Littlefield, Moses 


Nathaniel Mas- 
ters 


Deed 


1722, Sept. 11 


Littlefield, Nathaniel 


John Littlefield 


Deed 


1717, Oct. 7 


Littlefield, Samuel et 
ux. 


Francis Sayer 


Deed 


1720, Sept. 21 


Littlefield, Samuel et 
ux. 


John Look 


Deed 


1722, June 12 


Littlefield, Samuel et 
ux. 


Noah Wilson 


Deed 


1722, Aug. 2 


Littlefield, Samuel 

Lord, Benjamin, see 
Martha Lord 


Thomas Wells 


Deed 



Index of Grantors. 



49 



Folio. 


Description. 


234 


Land formerly his father, John Leigh ton's, in Kittery. 


254 


3 acres adjoining the land of William Shaw, grantee and the 
road, in York. 


16 


250 acres, at Muscongus. 



229 
207 
131 
226 
42 
10 

146 
180 

81 



Land between Ogunquit river and Little river ; also farm on 
Ogunquit river, in Wells. 

Of line between their lands. 



One-quarter part of 5 acres and saw-mill on Little river, in 
Wells. 

6 acres adjoining Joseph Littlefield, Thomas Wells and 
Webhannet river, in Wells. 

Land formerly his father, Josiah Littlefield's, in Wells. 



100 acres bounded by the sea, Great hill, Mousam river and 
Clay hill ; also one-half of three thatch islands near the 
mouth of the river, in Wells. 

6 acres on Mousam river, in Wells. 



25 acres, near Kennebunk river, reserving land for highway, 
in Wells. 

100 acres between Francis Sayer and grantor, on Cape Por- 
poise, alias Mousam river, in Wells. 



50 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


1715, Nov. 21 


Lord, Martha, and 
Benjamin Lord 


Richard Lord 


Deed 


172|, Jan. 4 


Lord, Martha 


Nathaniel Ger- 
rish 


Deed 


1725, Nov. 4 


Lufkin, Ebenezer et ux. 


Jacob Curtis 


Deed 


1683, Sept. 19 


Ltjnt, Daniel et ux. 


Edmund Little- 
field 


Deed 


1717, Aug. 7 


Mackintire, Micum 


Daniel Junkins 


Deed 


1722, July 10 


Mackintire, Micum 


Elibu Parsons 


Deed 


1698, Mar. 22 


Madawec, Jevell 


William Jamison 


Deed 


1722, May 14 


Maine, Josiah et ux. 


John Hicks 


Deed 


1722, May 20 


Maine, Josiah and 
Charles Trafton 

Maine, Josiah, see 
John Woodman 


Each other 


Abitration 
and award 


1725, June 28 


March, James 


John Murphy 


Deed 


171§, Feb. 24 


Masters, Abraham et ux. 

Maxwell, Edward, see 
Simon Stoddard 

Maxwell, Mary, see 
Simon Stoddard 


Samuel Stewart 


Deed 


1718, Oct. 28 


Merry [Mery], Walter 


John King 


Deed 


172$, Mar. 1 


Milbury, Samuel 


John Kingsbury 


Deed 



Index of Grantors. 



51 



Folio. 
221 

164 

247 
76 

35 
37 

58 

88 

22 



Description. 



249 



124 



27 



68 



60 acres adjoining land of James Warren, John Plaisted, 
Mary Hill and Great Works river; also 3 acres adjoining 
James Warren, grantee and White's marsh, in Berwick. 

Land on Salmon Falls little river, in Berwick. 



55 acres, near Cape Neddick, in York. 
125 acres on Cape Porpoise river, in Wells. 

8 acres on northwest side of grantee's land, in York. 
17^ acres on southwest branch of York river, in York. 



100 acres adjoining the land of Thomas Stanford and John 
Wallace, in Falmouth. 

9j4 acres at head of Brave-boat harbor, in York. 



To settle dividing line between their lands on York river, in 
York. 



4 acres adjoining Mr. Dearing's marsh, in Arundel, Cape 
Porpoise. 

150 acres adjoining Samuel Wheelwright and John Fleices; 
also 7 acres on west branch of Ogunquit river ; also 8 acres 
in Ogunquit meadows, in Wells. 



Merry's island, in Casco bay. 



7 acres with dwelling-house, barn and smith's forge on York 
river, at entrance of harbor, in York. 



52 



Index of Gkantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


1720, May 2 


Millike n, John 


Job Burnham and 
Edward Ward 
Nathan Knight 
Ebenezer 
Seavey 
Thomas Seavey 
William New- 
bury 


Deed 


1721, Mar. 24 


Minot, John 


Samuel Stock- 
bridge 


Receipt 


1722, June 2 


Minot, Stephen et ux. 


Job Lewis 


Deed 


1720, June 17 


Mitchell, Robert et ux. 


William Carswell 
et ux. 


Deed 


1723, Jan. 20 


Mitchell, Sarah 


William Mitchell 


Deed 


1723, Nov. 18 


Mitchell, Sarah 


Samuel Johnson 
et ux. 


Deed 


1722, Sept. 21 


Moodey, Samuel 


Joseph Moodey 


Deed 


1718, May 21 


Moodey, William 


York Committee 


Receipt 


1723, Dec. 4 


Moodey, William 


Daniel Farnam 


Deed 


1724, Dec. 1 


Moodey, William 


Ralph Farnam 


Deed 


1723, Nov. 30 


Moore, Ebenezer and 
Joseph Crockett 


Humphrey 
Scamon 


Deed 


1725, Sept. 30 


Moore, Ebenezer 


William Pepper- 
rell 


Mortgage 


1723, Jan. 13 


Moore, John et ux. 


John Moore 
junior 


Deed 


1724, Nov. 18 


Moore, John et ux. 

More, John, see 
William Pepperrell 


John Woodman 


Bond 



Index of Grantors. 



53 



Folio. 



Description. 



127 



209 

46 

30 

123 

235 

154 

76 

137 

172 

117 

254 

125 

176 



36 acres on southwest side of a river running from the part- 
ings of Blue Point river to Goslen's hill, in Scarborough. 



For £17: 9 in part for mortgage recorded in same folio. 

One-half his share in land and islands, near Muscongus. 
% acre on northeast side of country road, in Kittery. 

Land with house, barn, cattle and household goods, formerly 
her father, John Andrew's, excepting 2 acres granted 
Samuel Johnson, in Kittery. 

2 acres, formerly her father, John Andrew's, in Kittery. 

80 acres adjoining Capt. Nowell's farm, in York. 

For £10. 

120 acres on York river, in York. 

10 acres on York river, in York. 



36 acres on Piscataqua river, bought of Nathaniel Thomas, 
in Kittery. 

14 acres with saw-mill bought of Henry Barter, in Kittery. 



Several tracts near mouth of Piscataqua river, in Kittery. 



Conditioned for maintenance. 



54 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 



172§, Feb. 4 

1698, June 13 
1723, Nov. 30 
172$, Jan. 20 

172J, Jan. 1 

1723, June 11 

1722, Dec. 4 

1723, Dec. 9 

1724, Apr. 22 



Grantor. 



1722, Aug. 20 



1723, Oct. 23 



Morrkll, John junior et 
ux., and Martha 
Hunscomb 

Moulton, Jeremiah 

Moulton, Jeremiah 

Moulton, Jeremiah et 
ux. 

Moulton, John by 
Abraham Preble 

Moulton, John 

Moulton, Joseph 
Moulton, Joseph 

Moulton, Joseph et ux. 



Moulton, Joseph, see 
Samuel Came 

Moulton, Joseph, see 
York commissioners 

Mountjoy, Josiah, estate 
of, by Martha Mount- 
joy, administratrix 

Munjoy, George, see 
Mary Lawrence 

MuNJoy, Josiah estate of, 
by Martha Pearks, 

administratrix, 
and Stephen Pearks 

Munjoy, see Mountjoy 

Muech, John, see 
Walter Murch 



Grantee. 



Samuel 
Hanscomb 



John Perkins 
Lewis Bane 
John Racklift 

Jeremiah Moul- 
ton 

Jeremiah Moul- 
ton junior 

Abel Moulton 

Lewis Bane 

James Allen 



Penn Townsend 



John Smith 



Instrument. 



Deed 

Deed 
Deed 
Deed 

Deed 

Deed 

Deed 
Deed 

Deed 



Deed 



Deed 



Index of Grantors. 



55 



Description. 



Their share in estate of their grandfather, Thomas Hans- 
comb; also in estate of their father, Thomas Hanscomb, 
in Kittery. 

One-quarter of an acre on Mill creek, in York. 

Land on northwest branch of York river, in York. 

60 acres adjoining Matthew Austin, Wells and the road from 
Donnell's to Weare's mill, in York. 

20 acre town grant, in York. 



Two-fifths of land formerly his father, Joseph Moulton's, in 
York. 

20 acres adjoining the land of William Bracy, in York. 

13 acres at southeast end of York bridge, on northwest branch 
of York river, also marsh and 3 acres adjoining, in York. 

Saw-mill on Old Mill creek, in York. 



One-ninth part of a tract at Capisic ; also several tracts on 
Presumpscot river, also one-ninth part of House island and 
of two tracts on Merriconeag neck, all in Casco bay. 



One-sixth of a tract formerly Nathaniel Mitten's with 3 acres 
of marsh; also one-sixth of a tract formerly George 
Cleave's and Robert Jordan's; also one-ninth of Peaks 
island, in Casco bay. 



56 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 



Grantor. 



Grantee. 



Instrument. 



1723, Dec. 4 Murch, Walter, and 
William Murch 
John Murch 
John Phillips 



1722, May 21 

1723, Sept. 24 

1723, Sept. 24 

1719, June 20 
1722, June 22 

172 J, Feb. 9 



William Pepper 
rell 



Mortgage 



1721, July 18 
172J, Mar. 23 

1722, July 16 

1723, May 15 



Murch, William, see 
Walter Murch 

Mussey, James 



Mussey, James 

Mussey, James 

Nason, Benjamin et ux. 
Nason, Benjamin et ux. 



Neal, Andrew and 
Miles Thompson 
Daniel Furbush 

Negro, William, see 
Black 'Will] 

Newell, Mary, see 
Simon Stoddard 

North Yarmouth, 
Town ot 

Nowell, Peter 



NowELL,Peter, and estate 
of Hopewell Weare, 
by Lydia Weare, 

administratrix 

Nowell, Peter 



John Barton 

Allison Brown 

Allison Brown 

Richard Lord 
Mary Brown 

Each other 



1734, Mar. 20 Nowell, Peter 



James Parker 



Joseph Ware 
[Weare] 

Each other 



Caleb Preble 



Joseph Weare 



Deed 

Deed 

Deed 

Deed 
Deed 

Division 



Deed 
Deed 
Division 

Deed 
Discharge 



Index of Grantors. 57 



Folio. 



253 



105 

184 

179 

222 
202 

72 



225 
41 
39 

92 
271 



Description. 



Land near the lower ferry, bought of grantee, in York. 



50 acres, part of a town grant, by and in Arundel, [Cape 
Porpoise.] 

100 acre town grant to his father, Thomas Mussey, by and in 
Cape Porpoise, [Arundel]. 

An island formerly called Trots' island ; also Cape island, in 
Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 

5 acres adjoining grantee, in Berwick. 

100 acre town grant, by and in Berwick, [Kittery.] 

Of land formerly William Furbush. 



60 acres on Main's point, North Yarmouth. 



\y± acres on northeast side of highway from the meeting- 
house to Long sands, in York. 

Of land on both sides of highway from meeting-house to upper 
end of town, in York. 



3}i acres between the land of Lydia Ware and grantee, in 
York. 



Of mortgage recorded in same folio. 
Book xi. 59 



58 



Index of Gkantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument 


172$, Mar. 10 


Oliver, Daniel junior 


Joseph Prince 


Deed 


1721, Oct. 6 


Oliver, John 


Richard Jones 


Deed 


172$, Mar. — 


Pain, William et ux. 
Pain, see Payne 


John White 


Deed 


1725, Mar. 25 


Parker, John et ux. 

Parker, John junior, see 
Benjamin Webber 


Jonathan Waldo 


Mortgage 


1664, Nov. 1 


Parker, Mary 


Thomas Parker 


Deed 


1722, July 10 


Parsons, Elihu 

Parsons, Elihu, see 
Nathaniel Donnell 

Parsons, Thomas, see 
John Batson 


Micum Macintire 


Deed 


1723, Dec. 5 


Payne, Thomas et ux. 


Kichard Cutt 
junior 


Deed 


1724, Jan. 15 


Payn, Thomas 
Payne, see Pain 


Joseph Swett 


Deed 


1719, Oct. 21 


Pearce, Joseph 


Ephraim Little 
and John 

Richards 

• 


Deed 


1720, Jan. 18 


Pearce, William 


Joseph Sweat 


Deed 


1722, Dec. 27 


Pearce [Peirce], 
William 


Joseph Swett 


Mortgage 


1723, Dec. 2 


Pearce, William et ux. 


Joseph Swett 


Deed 




Pearce, see Peaise 








Pear'kes, Stephen, see 
estate of Josiah Munjoy 







Index of Grantors. 



59 



Description. 



One-half of land bought of John Frost on Sheepscot river. 

60 acres bounded by Fore river, Nonesuch creek and land 
formerly John Cornne's, in Falmouth. 

30 acres, at Papooduck, Gape Elizabeth. 



One-third part of an island called Rasthegon, Sagadahoc 
region. 



Land on Rasthegon island, at mouth of Sagadahoc river. 

7 acres on York river, at head of grantee's house-lot, in York. 



20 acres adjoining grantee's land, in York. 
lj{ acres on Brave-boat harbor, in York. 

1000 acres between Pemaquid river and Muscongus river. 

7 acres on York river, in York. 

7 acres with dwelling-house, on York river, in] York. 

7 acres on York river, near entrance of harbor, in York. 



60 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 



Grantor. 



Instrumei 



1718, Apr. 17 

1718, Apr. 17 

1719, June 5 



Pearse, Richard et ux. 
Peakse, Richard et ux. 



Pearse, Richard, by- 
Mary Pearse, attorney 



1719, June 5 



Pearse, Richard, by- 
Mary Pearse, attorney 



1673, Jan. 22 
1722, Apr. 27 



1723, Dec. 23 

1724, Mar. 24 
1724, Dec. 21 



Pearse, see Pearce 

Pearsons, George 

Penniwell, Walter et 
ux. 

Pepperrell, WiUiarn 

Pepperrell, William 



Pepperrell, William 
and John Frost 
John More 

Pepperrell, William 



Daniel Johonnot 

Andrew 
Sigourney 

George White- 
horn e and 
James Pitts" 
Daniel 

Johonnot 
Philip 

Demeresque 
Andrew 
Sigourney 

George White- 
horne and 
James Pitts 
Daniel 

Johonnot 
Philip 

Demeresque 
Andrew 

Sigourney 



Harlackinden 
Symonds 

Solomon Holmon 



Ebenezer Moor 

Walter Murch 
and John 
Phillips 
William Murch 
John Murch 

Thomas Jenkins 



Joseph Young 



Deed 
Deed 

Deed 



Deed 



Release 

Deed 

Discharg 
Deed 



Deed 



Dischar; 



Index of Grantors. 



61 



Folio. 



Description. 



194 
195 

196 



1200 acres on Muscongus river. 
1200 acres on' Muscongus river. 

Land on Muscongus river. 



196 



203 

14 

254 
251 



224 



184 



Land on Muscongus river. 



Of deed of land, at Totnocke, in Wells. 



Land formerly William Barton's, in Arundel, Cape Porpoise,' 
also land in JBiddeford. 

Of mortgage in same folio. 

Land bought of Henry Lyon and Edward Bale, near the 
lower ferry, in York. 



House and land formerly Abraham M-»rreTs, in Kittery. 



Of mortgage recorded in Book X, 123. 



62 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument 


1734, Nov. 15 


Pepperrell, William 


John Stackpole 
[StagpoleJ 


Release 


1748, July 4 


Pepperrell, William 


Joseph Curtis 


Discharge 


1724, Sept. 16 


Pepperrell, William 
junior 


Robert Gray 


Discharge 


1687, July 16 


Perkins, George 


Richard Tope 


Deed 


1719, May 10 


Perkins, Jacob 

Perkins, John, see 
James Curtis 


George Jacobs 


Deed 


1722, Mar. 28 


Perkins, Thomas 


Stephen Harding 


Bond 


1723, Mar. 2 


Perkins, Thomas 


James Mussey 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 9 


Perkins, Thomas and 
Stephen Harding 

Perkins, Thomas, see 
John Watson 


Each other 


Arbitratioi 
and awan 


1719, Apr. 10 


Perry, J a rues 


William 
Witherell 


Deed 


Ackno'ledged 
1723, Oct. 21 


Perry, John 


James Maxwell 


Deed 


1722, Sept. 13 


Phillips, Hezekiah 


Abner Dole 


Deed 




Phillips, John, see 
Walter Murch 

Phillips, Sarah, see 
William Phillips 






1720, Apr. 15 


Phillips, William et ux., 
and Sarah Phillips 


Thomas Fitch 


Deed 


1723, Apr. 18 


Phillips, William et ux., 
and Sarah Phillips 


John Wheelright 
junior 


Deed 



Index of Grantors. 



63 



Folio. 


Description. 


84 


Of land taken on execution. 



Of mortgage in same folio. 

Of mortgage recorded in folio 44. 

House and land on Hog island, Isles of Shoals. 

12}4 acres adjoining Samuel Wheelwright, Francis Little- 
field, Abigail Wiggin and grantee, in Wells. 



To abide and award. 

50 acre town grant by and in Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 

Relating to division of 200 acres on Kennebunk river. 



Several tracts bought of Richard Pearce, at Muscongus. 



30 acres near Maiden cove, adjoining Simon Armstrong's lot, 
in Falmouth. 

One-half of farm bought of John Wentworth; also 10 acres 
on Nonesuch river, in Scarborough. 



Land with dwelling-house on Saco river, adjoining Samuel 
Cole, Thomas Salter, Francis Foxcroft and John Briggs ; 
also land adjoining Briggs, Foxcroft, Hill and Adams ; 
also one-quarter of a saw-mill, in Biddeford. 

2000 acres west of Kennebunk river at head of Wells town- 
ship, part of a tract eight miles square, sold by their grand- 
father, Major Wm. Phillips to Samuel Phillips, Wm. 
Phillips and others. 



64 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 



1723, Mar. 5 



1725, Nov. 4 



1725, Nov. 4 



1721, Mar. 

1722, Nov. 



1721, 


Dec. 


22 


172*. 


Jan. 


8 


mi 


Jan. 


1 


1720, 


Apr. 


8 


1723, 


May 


21 


1724, 


Oct. 


14 



Phipps, Thomas, see 
Henry Donnell 

Pickering, John, estate 
of, by Thomas Phipps 
and Elisha Plaisted, 

administrators 

Pike, Samuel 



Pike, Samuel 



Pilsbery, Joseph et ux. 
Pine, Charles 



Plaisted, Elisha, see 
Henry Donnell 

Plaisted, Ichabod, 
estate of, by Mary 
Brown, executrix 

Plaisted, Ichabod, 
estate of, by Mary 
Brown, executrix 

Plaisted, James, estate 
of, by Mary Plaisted, 
administratrix 

Plaisted, Mary 

Plaisted, Mary 



Plaisted, Samuel 



Henry Donnell 



Robert Cuming 



Robert Cuming 



Richard Thurla 

Samuel Penhal- 
low 



Richard Hilton 
and John 
Wadleigh etux. 

Jacob Cole 



Samuel Came 

James Grant 
Zaccheus Trafton 



Benjamin Libby 
and Richard 

Lord 
Samuel Lord 
James Frost 



Instrument. 



Deed 



Deed 



Deed 



Deed 
Mortgage 



Levy on 
execution 



Deed 

Deed 

Bond 
Deed 

Deed 



Index of Grantors. 



65 



Folio. 



172 



250 



250 



37 
156 



53 

183 

62 

39 
92 

182 



Description. 



13 acres on York river, in York. 



11 acres bought of William Whitehouse; also 89 acres ad- 
joining lands of Christian Snowman and James Jeffers, in 
Georgetown. 

11 acres adjoining lands of Thomas Clark, Thomas Mother- 
well, Sagadahoc river and Newtown river; also 75 acres 
adjoining lands of Samuel Brookings, Pierce Shortwell, 
Sagadahoc river and Newtown river; also 14 acres adjoin- 
ing lands of Samuel Brooking, in Georgetown. 

10 acres, part of a town grant to James Heard, in Kittery. 

100 acres and one-third of saw-mill above Dunstan ; also 20 
acres bought of Philip Duly, in Scarborough. 



101 acres and 67 rods adjoining Joseph Pray's, in Berwick. 



One-sixth part of land between Quaraphegan and Salmon 
Falls; also falls and mills at Quamphegan ; also land ad- 
joining Sturgeon creek, in Berwick and Kittery. 

10 acres on Bass cove, bought of Micum Macintire ; one-half 
of saw- mill on Bass Cove brook ; 66 acres on northwest 
branch of York river, in York. 

Payment of money on condition. 

% 2)4 acres on northwest branch of Mill creek, on southwest 
side of York river, in York. 

His share in saw-mill at Quamphegan, in Berwick. 



66 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


172^, Jan. 26 


Preble Abraham 


Jacob Perkins 


Deed 


172£, Feb. 14 


Preble, Abraham 


Samuel Webber 


Deed 


1722, Nov. 16 


Preble, Abraham 


Abiel Goodwin 


Deed 


1709, Apr. 28 


Preble, Benjamin 


John Dill 


Deed 


1721, May 23 


Preble, Benjamin 


John Preble 


Deed 


172f, Jan. 14 


Preble, Benjamin 


John Sayard 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 10 


Preble, Caleb et ux. 


Peter Nowell 


Deed 


1723, May 15 


Preble, Caleb 


Peter Nowell 


Deed 


1723, Dec. 5 


Preble, Calt b et ux. 


Samuel Preble 


Deed 


1725, Apr. 29 


Preble, Caleb et ux. 


Abiel Goodwin 


Deed 


1725, Dec. 29 


Preble, Caleb et ux. 

Preble, Caleb, see 
Lydia Storer 


Benjamin Stone 


Deed 


172£, Feb. 9 


Preble, Edward, and 
Joseph Swett et ux. 
John Sayward 
Joseph Sayward 
Edward Battin et ux. 
Joseph Young 

Preble, John, see 
Lewis Bane 


William Moodey 


Deed 


1683, Oct. 28 


Pumart, William et ux. 


John Yelan 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 17 


Purington, Benjamin 
et ux. 


John Smith 


Deed 



Index of Grantors. 



67 



Description. 



11 acres, town grants to Samuel Bray and grantor, in York. 

4 acres, part of 20 acres bought of John Say ward, in York. 

3 or 4 acres on northwest side of beach between the Long 
sands and Barberry marsh, in York. 

1 acre bounded by land of Capt. Preble and John Linscot; 
also by York river and Freethee's cove, in York, 

50 acres at Scituate ; also one-eighth part in saw-mill, in York. 

9 acres between grantor's and grantee's land, in York. 

Land northwest of Agamenticus hill, in York. 

2 acres on northeast branch of York river, 100 rods below 
York bridge, in York. 

6 acres adjoining Daniel Simpson's land, in York. 

3 acres on southwest branch of Vork river, in York. 



13 acres adjoining the lands of Samuel Johnson, Stephen 
Preble and Moses Banks, in York. 



370 acre town grant to their grandfather, Henry Sayward, 
in York. 



House and land on Hog island Isles of Shoals. 



One-eighth of a tract at Papooding point, formerly William 
Jamison's, in Falmouth. 



68 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


1722, Dec. 28 


Putnam, Jonathan, and 
John Putnam 
John Herricke 
James Bound 
Gyles Juimy 
John Compton 

Putnam, John, see 
Jonathan Putnam 


Each other 


Agreement 


172$ Jan. 11 


Racklift, John et ux. 


Joseph Leavitt 


Deed 


172J, Mar. 12 


Ramsdal, Nathaniel 


Peter Nowell 


Deed 


1725, Mar. 23 


Ramsdal, Nathaniel 


Joseph Linscot 


Lease 


1716, Sept. 20 


Raynes, Francis 


Henry Brooken 


Deed 


1717, Dec. 4 


Raynes, Francis 


Nathaniel 
Raynes 


Deed 


1723, Mar. 26 


Raynes, Francis 


William Sellors 


Deed 


172|, Jan. 7 


Raynes, Francis et ux. 


Joseph Sweat 


Deed 


1724, Dec. 18 


Raynes, Francis 


John Woodman 


Deed 




Raynes, Francis et ux., 
see Nathaniel Raynes 






1720, June 11 


Raynes, Nathan et ux. 


Thomas Payne 


Deed 


1721, June 15 


Raynes, Nathan et ux. 


Henry Brooken 


Deed 


1722, Aug. 11 


Raynes, Nathan 

Raynes, Nathan et ux., 
see Nathaniel Raynes 


Thomas Payne 


Deed 


1723, Mar. 25 


Raynes, Nathaniel, and 
Francis Raynes et ux, 


Nathaniel 

Raynes junior 


Deed 


1723, Mar. 25 


Raynes, Nathaniel, and 
Francis Raynes et ux. 


Nathan Raynes 


Deed 



Index of Grantors. 



69 



Folio. 



198 



259 

3 

193 

79 

78 

85 
125 
246 



70 
78 
73 



Description. 



As to division of land, at Muscongus. 



77 



77 



42 acres bought of Capt. Peter N"owell, in York. 

50 acres northwest of Agamenticus hill, in York. 

44 acres between Peter Nowell's and James and John Lin- 
scot's lands, in» York. 

1 acre on northeast side of Brave-boat harbor, in York. 

\Yl% acres at Brave-boit harbor, in York. 

\\ acres on York river, in York. 

6 acres on Brave-boat harbor, in York. 

one-half of saw-mill and stream, head of Rogers cove, in 
York. 



Land at Brave-boat harbor, in York. 

9f acres adjoining Richard Cutts and grantee, in York. 

2 acres at Brave-boat harbor, in York. 



Land bought of Mrs. Alice Shapleigh, in York. 



Land bought of Mrs. Alice Shapleigh, in York. 



70 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


1723, Mar. 25 


Raynes, Nathaniel, and 
Nathan Raynes et ux. 
Nathaniel Raynes 
junior 

Raynes, Nathaniel, 
junior, see 
Nathaniel Raynes. 


Francis Raynes 


Deed 


1724, Oct. 29 


Remick, Jacob 


James Fernald 
senior 


Deed 


172J, Feb. 22 


Remick, Jacob junior 


John Gelding 


Mortgage 


1722, June 15 


Remick, Jacob junior 

Richards, John, see 
Ephriam Little 


Samuel Ham et 
ux. 


Receipt 


1724, Jan. 4 


Rogers, John et ux. 


John Leighton 
and Tobias 
Leighton 


Deed 


172§, Feb. 11 


Rogers, William et ux. 


Richard Pope 


Deed 


1720, June 12 


Ross, James 


Richard Jones 


Deed 


1722, Jan. 1 


Royall, William, estate 
of, by Jacob Royall 
administrator 


Edward Pell 


Deed 


1718, Nov. 24 


Salter, Samson 


James Buxton 


Deed 


1723, Apr. 2 


Salter, Samson 

Salter, Thomas, see 
Simon Stoddard 

Sanford, William see 
Simon Stoddard 


William Scales 


Receipt 



Index of Grantors. 71 



Description. 



One-half of farm, between York river and Brave-boat harbor, 
bought of Mrs. Alice Shapleigh, in York. 



6J acres at east end of land bought of Samuel Ham, in Kit- 
tery. 



20 acres between Richard Gowel's and Daniel Paul's, in 
Kittery. 



In full for his share in the estate of John Sloper. 



One-third of 50 acres bounded by the lands of Daniel For- 
guson, Wm. Furbush, John Frost, Mrs. Leigh ton and 
Robert Harison, in Kittery. 

12 acres bought of Joseph Curtis, in Kittery. 

1 acre bought of Thomas Cloyce, at head of Clay cove, in 
Falmouth. 

250 acres between Wescustogo river and Chusquissacke river, 
in North Yarmouth. 



60 acres adjoining a tract bought of William Thomas, in 
Casco bay. 

For part payment of mortgage recorded in folio 215. 



72 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 



Grantor. 



1725, Nov. 22 



1721, Apr. 11 



1724, Sept. 17 
1731, May 14 

1719, June 6 

1720, Oct. 10 
172£, Feb. 16 

1722, Apr. 24 

1722, May 4 
1722, May 16 

1722, June 7 

1724, Apr. 14 

172£, Jan. 14 

172J, Jan. 15 
1724, Nov. 4 



Sargent Diamond et ux, 



Sargent, Edward 



Sawyer, David et ux. 
Sayer, Francis 
Sayward, John 

Sayward, John 
Sayward, John 

Sayward, John 
Sayward, John 



Sayward, John 



Sayward, John 



Sayward, John 



Sayward, John 

Sayward, John, see 
Edward Preble 

Sayward, Joseph 



Sayward, Joseph et ux. 



Grantee. 



Joseph Weare 



Nathaniel Tai 
box 



Robert Gray 

Thomas Card 

Caleb Preble and 
Arthur Brag- 
don 

Samuel Clark 

Jonathan Bane 
and Lewis 
Bane 

Richard Milbury 

Jonathan Bane 
Abel Moulton 



Lewis Bane and 
Abel Moulton 

George Jacobs 



John Preble 



Lewis Bane. 



William Pepper- 
rell 



Instrument. 



Deed 



Deed 



Deed 

Discharge 

Deed 

Deed 
Deed 

Deed 

Deed 
Deed 

Deed 

Deed 

Deed 

Deed 
Mortgage 



Index of Grantors. 



73 



Folio. 



Description. 



67 acres bought of Andrew Brown ; also 20 acres bought of 
John Harmon, in York. 

45 acres with dwelling house formerly John Sargent's ; 6 
acres on Little river; 7 acres bounded by Little river, sea- 
wall and land of John Abbot ; 5 acres bounded by Little 
river, sea-wall and lands of Robert Booth and John Abbot, 
all at Winter harbor, Saco. 

30 acre town grant to Lemuel Gowen, in Benoick. 

Of mortgage recorded in same folio. 

20 acres, known as Bell marsh, in York. 



One-eighth part of saw-mill on Cape Neddick river, also his 
share in 4 acres adjoining, in York. 

One-third of saw-mill, in Wells. 



One-eighth of Mill privilege ; also ruins of double saw-mill on 
Cape Neddick river, in York. 

6 acres on New Mill creek, in York. 

One-half of one-third of mill and privilege on Josiah's river, 
in Wells. 

2 acres at mouth of Old Mill creek, in York. 



One-sixth part of saw-mill ; also 14 acres on Josiah Little- 
field's river, in York. 

1 acre on New Mill creek, in York. 



4 acres on highway adjoining land formerly grantor's and 
grantee's in York. 

3 acres with house, barn, wharves, and warehouses, bought 
of Noah Peck, in York, 

Book xi. 60 



74 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument 


1735, Apr. 3 


Say ward, Joseph 


Elihu Gunnison 


Discharge 


1735, June 28 


Sayward, Joseph 

Sayward, Joseph, see 
Edward Preble 


Deborah Webber 


Discharge 


1721, Aug. 9 


Scales, William 


Samson Salter 


Mortgage 


Recorded 


Scarborough, Town of 


Thomas Baker 


Grant 


1722, June 22 








172-, Mar. 26 


Sellors, William 

Sewall, Nicholas et ux. 
see Lydia Storer 


Francis Raynes 


Deed 


1725, July 25 


Sewall, Samuel 


Joseph Hoult 


Deed 


171f, Mar. 21 


Sewall, Samuel, and 
Joseph Hoult 
Benjamin Hilton 
Hannah Cole 

Sewall, Samuel, see 
Lydia Storer 


Each other 


Division 


170$, Jan. 20 


Shapleigh, John, estate 


Dodeahv Curtice 


Deed 




of, by Sarah Shapleigh 
and Nicholas Shapleigh 
administrators 


[Curtis[ 




1723, May 13 


Shapleigh, Nicholas 


Joseph Pilsbery 


Deed 


1725, Sept. 20 


Shapleigh, Nicholas, 


Each other 


Abitratioi 




and Withers Berry 




and awa 


1722, May 26 


Shepard, John et ux 


John Dennet 


Mortgage 


17 |f, Feb. 3 


Shortwkll, Pearce 


Thomas Rodgers 


Deed 


172g, Jan. 17 


Simpson, Daniel 


Henry Simpson 


Deed 



Index of Grantors. 75 



Folio. 



Description. 



142 
153 



Of mortgage recorded in same folio. 
Of mortgage recorded in same folio. 



215 249 acres on the bay, adjoining James Buxton's land, in 
North Yarmouth. 



27 

85 

236 
181 



194 

148 
241 
122 

138 

258 



30 acres adjoining Williams Green's and Mary Libby's land. 
1J acres bought of grantee, in York. 



Quitclaim to northwest part of land on York river, bought 
in partnership with grantee of the heirs of Timothy Yeals, 
in York. 

Of land on southwest side of York river, in York. 



One-quarter of saw-mill on Spruce creek, in Kittery. 



1 acre adjoining Kittery highway and Capt. Leighton's 
land, in Kittery. 

Relating to land and saw-mill on Spruce creek in Kittery. 



12 acres, between William Godsoe's land and west branch 
of Spruce creek in Kittery, 

Two lots of land, in Georgetown, 

1 acre, part of his homestead, in York. 



76 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


1701, Nov. 1 


Simpson, Joseph 


Josiah Maine 


Deed 


1720, June 11 


Skilin, Samuel 


Hannah Willson 


Deed 


1721, May 26 


Skillen [Skilin], 
Samuel et ux. 


George Fennicks 


Deed 


1724, May 4 


Skilin, Samuel et ux 


Andrew Haley 


Receipt 


1722, Dec. 24 


Smith, John 


Nathaniel Ger- 
rish 


Deed 


1722, Dec. 6 


Smith, Joseph 


James Smith 
junior 


Deed 


1724, Mar. 30 


Smith, Solomon et ux. 


Nathaniel Tar- 
box 


Deed 


1718, Nov. 4 


Spofford, Jonathan 


Mehitable Manes 


Deed 


172£, Jan. 24 


Spenger, Mary 


Thomas Herland 
Atherington 
Herl 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 4 


Spencer [Moulton], 
Mary 


John Bradstreet 


Release 


1721, Mar. 29 


Spencer, Moses et ux. 


Samuel Brackett 


Deed 


1721, j an> 8 


Spencer, Moses 


James Emery and 
Job Emery 


Mortgage 


1724, Apr. 9 


Spencer, Moses et ux. 


John Hooper 


Deed 


172 J, Mar. 5 


Spinney, Jeremiah 


John Spinney 


Deed 


1726, Aug. 9 


Spinney, James 


Samuel Spinney 


Discharge 


172i, Mar. 5 


Spinney, John et ux. 


JeremiahSpinney 


Deed 


1722, Dec. 10 


Spinney, John et ux. 


Samuel Spinney 


Deed 


1723, Mar. 26 


Spinney, Samuel et ux. 


James Spinney 


Deed 



Index of Grantors. 



77 



Description. 



2 acres on York river, in York. 

6 acres on Spruce creek, in Kittery. 

21*4 acres on Spruce creek; also right during life to dwel- 
ling house, in Kittery. 

For their portion of their father, Andrew Haley's estate. 

25 acres adjoining land of John Kyes and William Grant, 
in Berwick. 

20 acres at Huckleberry plains, in York. 



40 acres adjoining William Dyer's land, in Biddeford. 



One-third of estate of John Freethe; also his share in estate 
of William Freethe, in York. 



34 20 acres formerly Humphrey Spencer's, in Berwick. 



General release from mortgage. 

5^ acre and 15 poles adjoining grantee's land, in Berwick. 

33 acres adjoining James Warren's, near Cox's pond and 
John Cooper's, in Berwick. 

3 acres and 55 poles adjoining land of Samuel Bracket, grantor 
and Rocky hill commons, in Berwick. 

32 acres, formerly Samuel Spinney's, in Kittery. 

Of mortgage recorded in folio 111. 

15 acres, formerly his father, Samuel Spinney's, in Kittery. 

10 acres, near Spinney's cove, in Kittery. 

IQ}4 acres adjoining land of Jeremiah Spinney, John Den- 
net, Kichard Rogers and grantor; also use of road from 
Nathaniel Keen's land to country road, in KHtery. 



78 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


1723, Mar. 30 


Spinney, Samuel 


James Spinney 
junior 


Mortgage 


172$, Mar. 21 


Spurrier, Caleb 


Joseph Favour 


Deed 


1723, Nov. 21 


Stackpole, John et ux. 


Thomas Fitch 


Deed 


1718, Mar. 28 


Stagpole, John 


Benjamin Haley 


Mortgage 


172f, Mar. 15 


Stagpole, John 


William 


Levy on 






Pepperrell 


execution 




Starratt, James, see 








Richard Cutt 






172f, Feb. 4 


Stickney, John 

Stilson, James, see 
William Hilton 


John Kingsbury 


Deed 


1713, Nov. 6 


Stimson, Jonathan 


Walter Allen 


Deed 


17£$, Feb. 20 


Stockbridge, Samuel 


John Mi not 


Mortgage 


1720, June 15 


Stoddard, Simon and 


Samuel Tyley 


Power of 




Thomas Hutchinson, 




attorney 




heirs of Elisha Hutch- 








inson, Edward Maxwell 








and Mary Maxwell, by 








W. Allen, attorney, 








Newell, Mary 








Susanna Fhig, by 








John Jenkins, attorney, 








heirs of Zachariah Gill- 








man, by Brattle Olivet, 








Samuel Adams 








Edward Broomfield 








Thomas Salter, 








Margaret ClMXton 








William Srmford 








Eliphalet Stretton by 








Samuel Tyley 








Martha Balston 







Index of Grantors. 



79 



Folio. 



Description. 



Ill 

74 

174 

•27 
84 



56 



137 

209 

16 



8 acres adjoining lands of John Dennett, John Spinney, 
grantee and grantor, in Kittery. 

19% acres on the dividing line between York and Welle ; 
also 8% acres in the great marsh between Cape Neddick 
river, and Wells, in York. 

40 acre town grant to William Gibson ; also 30 acre town 
grant to John Sharp junior, in JSiddeford. 

50 acres adjoining Harmon, Warren and S.jco river; also 2 
acres in Cow cove, in Saco. 

28 acres on the east side of grantor's house-lot, in JSiddeford. 



7 acres bounded by the land of Nathaniel Donnell junior, 
Joseph Moulton, York river and town commons, in York. 



50 acre town grant, by and in Kittery. 

Land and house ; also 90 acres and boat, in Georgetoion. 

To make partition of land, west of Kennebunk river at the 
head of Wells township, a tract eight miles square. 



80 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


1723, June 8 


Stone, Benjamin 

Storer, David, see 
Lydia Storer 


Joseph Preble 


Deed 


172£, Feb. 15 


Storer, Lydia and 
David Storer 
Samuel Sewall et ux. 
Nicholas Sewall et ux. 
Caleb Preble et ux. 

Stover, Dependence, see 
John Stover 

Stover, George, see 
John Stover 


John Storer 


Deed 


1722, Aug. 20 


Stover, John and 
Dependence Stover 
George Stover 

Stretton, Eliphalet, see 
Simon Stoddard 

Stuart, Samuel, see 
James Baston 


Each other 


Agreement 


1724, Apr. 24 


Sweat, Joseph et ux. 


Abner Perkins 


Deed 


1726, July 1 


Swett, Joseph 


William Pierce 


Discharge 


1728, July 8 


Swett, Joseph 


James Kent 


Discharge 


1731, 19 


Swett, Joseph 

Swett, Joseph, see 
Edward Preble 


Stephen Green- 
leaf 


Discharge 


1688, June — 


Symonds, Harlackinden 


Eliakim 
Hutchinson 


Deed 


1717, Dec. 12 


Thomas, William et ux. 


Samson Salter 


Deed 


172}, Feb. 25 


Thompson, John et ux. 

j 
i 


Daniel Emery 
and Simon 
Emery 


Deed 



Index of Grantoks. 



81 



Description. 



10 acres bought of John Booker, in York. 



100 acres between Samuel Treadwell's and James B as ton's ; 
also an island of salt marsh called Knight's island ; also a 
point of land adjoining marsh and the sea, all in Wells. 



Relating to their sister's share in the estate of Sylvester 
Stover. 



7 acres on York river, in York. 
Of mortgage recorded in same folio. 
Of mortgage recorded in same folio. 
Of mortgage recorded in folio 138. 



200 acres of upland ; one-quarter of marsh at Tocnocke, in 
Wells. 

309 acres bought of John Croade, in Casco bay. 

100 acres adjoining Jonathan Nason's land and York pond 
in Kittery. 



82 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 




Thompson, Miles, see 
Andrew Neal 






1721, Feb. 10 


Thornton, Timothy 


Samuel White 


Deed 


1721, July 29 


Thornton, Timothy 


Samuel White 


Deed 


172f, Mar. 24 


Thresher, Joseph and 
Jonathan Buffum et ux. 


William Mackie 


Deed 


1718, June 21 


Tope, Richard 


William Perkins 


Deed 


1724, Aug. 13 


Townsend, Abraham 
et ux. 


John Center 


Deed 


1724, Aug. 27 


Townsend, Abraham 


John Center 


Division 


1724, Aug. 31 


Townsend, Abraham 
et ux. 


Joshua Cheever 


Deed 


1722, Aug. 21 


Townsend, Penn 


John Buttolph 


Deed 


1716, July 5 


Trafton, Charles 


Zaccheus Trafton 


Receipt 


1723, May 14 


Trafton, Charles et ux. 

Trafton, Charles, see 
Josiah Maine 

Trafton, Charles, see 
John Woodman 


John Hicks 


Deed 


1716, July 5 


Trafton, Zaccheus 


Charles Trafton 


Certificate 
of delivery 


1723, May 14 


Trafton, Zaccheus 


John Hicks 


Deed 


1723, Oct. 23 


Trafton, Zaccheus 

Trafton, Zaccheus, see 
John YVoodman 


Benjamin 
Webber 


Deed 



Index of Grantors. 



83 



Folio. 



Description. 



32 
31 

20 

151 
157 

158 
159 

266 

61 

87 



60 acres between Richard Carter's and John Main's, in North 
Yarmouth. 

One-quarter of Cousin's island ; one-quarter of Long island, 
in Casco bay; also 1^ acres on mainland, inr North Yar- 
mouth. 

100 acres at Papooduck, Gape Elizabeth. 



House and land on Hog island, Isles of Shoals. 

One-half a tract formerly William Phillips', in JBiddeford. 

Of land formerly William Phillips, in Biddeford, 

One-half of a tract bounded by Saco river, Davis' brook and 
land of Nicholas Bully senior, in Biddeford. 

One-half of several tracts bought of Josiah Mountjoy's estate 
in Casco bay. 

For share in his father's estate. 

19 acres at head of Brave-boat harbor, in York. 



61 Of share in his father's estate. 



87 9^2 acres at head of Brave-boat harbor, in York. 



108 



3 acres on the north branch of Old Mill creek, in York. 



84 



Index of Grantors, 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


1719, Jan. 18 


Tredwell, Samuel etux. 


Thomas Penny 


Deed 


1722, Oct. 13 


Tredwell, Samuel et ux. 


Thomas Wells 


Deed 


1728, May 15 


Tredwell, Samuel 


Jonathan 
Littlefield 


Deed 




Tredwell, Samuel, see 
Jonathan Littlefield 








Trefry, Thomas et ux., 
see Michael Wormstill 






1685, May 22 


Trott, John 


Jonathan 
Littlefield 


Deed 


1702, Apr. 13 


Tyler, James 


Thomas Perkins 


Deed 


1720, Oct. 25 


Tyler, James 


Job Burnham 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 13 


Tyler, James 


Thomas Perkins 


Deed 


1723, May 21 


Tyler, James 


Phebe Tanner 


Deed 


1724, Apr. 9 


Tyler, James et ux. 

Wadleigh, Jonathan, 
see Robert Aachmuty 


Samuel Preble 


Deed 


16f§, Mar. 14 


Wadleigh, Robert 


Harlackinden 
Symonds 


Deed 


1721, June 21 


Waldo, Cornelius 

Wallis, Benjamin, see 
Josiah Wallis 


Phil Dumeresq 


Deed 


172$, Jan. 26 


Wallis, James et ux. 

Wallis, James, see 
Josiah Wallis 

Wallis, Joseph, see 
Josiah Wallis 


John White 


Deed 



Index of Grantors. 85 



Description. 



200 acres at Merryland ; also 10 acre town grant, in Wells. 
100 acres at Merryland, in Wells. 
Land adjoining grantee, in Wells. 



100 acres bounded by land of Charity Webb and Jonathan 
Little field, in Wells. 

38 J^ acres between land formerly Thomas Mussey's and Ben- 
jamin Major's, in Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 

80 acres at Blue point, in Scarborough. 

Two-thirds of 50 acres between land formerly Thomas Mus- 
sey's and Benj. Major's, in Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 

Land bought of Nicholas Moorey, in Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 

50 acres on Spurwink river, in Scarborough. 



200 acres of upland and one-quarter of marsh at Totnocke, 
in Wells. 

One-half his share in land and islands, at Muscongus. 



His share in the estate of John Wallis, except 100 acres on 
the mainland, in Papooduck, Cape Elizabeth and House 
island, Casco bay. 



86 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 



172£, Feb. 19 



172f, Feb. 19 



1722, June 22 

172£, Jan. 22 

1720, Sept. 16 
172§, Mar. 6 



Grantor. 



1718, Apr. 23 



1725. Nov. 22 



Wallis, Josiah and 
James Wallis 
Joseph Wallis 
Benjamin Wallis 
John Lane 
Susanna Wallis 
Joshua Woodberry 

Wallis, Josiah and 
James Wallis 
Joseph Wallis 
Benjamin Wallis 
John Lane 
Susanna Wallis 
Joshua Woodberry 

Wallis, Susanna, see 
Josiah Wallis 

Ward, Edmund 



Wake, Lydia 

Wake, see Weare 

Watson, John 

Watson, John and 
Jabez Dorm an 
Thomas Perkins 

Weare, Hopewell, estate 
of, see Peter No well 

Weare [Ware], Joseph 



Grantee. 



Each other 



Each other 



Weare, Joseph et ux. 



Instrument. 



Partition 



Bond 



Moses Davis 

Rowland Young 

James Ty lei- 
Each other 



Abraham Preble 
and Samuel 
Plaisted 
Lewis Bane 
John Leigh ton 
Samuel Came 
and their suc- 
cessors, York 
commissioners 

Peter NoAvell 



Deed 



Deed 



Deed 

Reference 
and award 



Mortgage 



Mortgage 



Index of Grantors. 



87 



Description. 



Of their father, John Wall is' estate, in Falmouth. 



Conditioned to abide with division of their father, John Wal- 
hY estate, in Falmouth. 



72 acres on Scataway hill ; 72 acres on Oak hill ; 28 acres on 
northwest branch of Dunstan river ; 60 acres on Nonesuch 
river; one-third of 36 acres bought of Mr. Milliken [Malli- 
kan], in Scarborough. 

17 acres between the meeting-house and the sea, in York, 



Land formerly Andrew Alger's, in Arundel, Gape Porpoise. 

Relating to the division of land sold by Nicholas Moorey to 
James Tyler, in Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 



22 acres with house and barn on highway from York to 
Cape Neddick, in York. 



67 acres bought of Diamond Sargent, in York. 



88 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


1723, Nov. 8 


Weakk, Nathaniel 


John Davis 


Deed 


1722, Aug. 11 


Webber, Benjamin and 
John Parker junior 


Each other 


Division 


1724, Apr. 1 


Webber, Deborah 


Joseph Say ward 
and Samuel 
Clarke 


Mortgage 


1720, Dec. 19 


Weeks, Nicholas et ux. 


Joseph Weeks 


Deed 


172|, Jan. 20 


Weeks, Nicholas et ux. 


John Adams 


Deed 


1724, Sept. 28 


Welch, Benjamin et ux. 


David Sayer 


Deed 


1723, May 11 


Wells, John et ux. 


Samuel Clark 


Deed 


1722, June 11 


Wells, Town of 


Elisha Plaisted 


Survey 


1722, June 11 


Wells, Town of 


Elisha Plaisted 


Survey 


1722, June 11 


Wells, Town of 

Wells, Town of, see 
Town of York 


Elisha Plaisted 


Survey 


1723, June 12 


Wentworth, Sylvan us 
et ux. 


James Frost and 
Roger Plaisted 


Deed 


1724, June 4 


Wescot, Hannah 


Andrew Haley 


Receipt 


1723, June 29 


Wheelwright, John 
senior, et ux. 


John Wheel- 
wright junior 


Deed 


1723, June 29 


Wheelwright, John 
junior, et ux. 


John Wheel- 
wright senior 


Deed 



Index of Grantors. 



89 



Folio. 



Description. 



119 
223 
153 

122 

231 

160 

131 

76 

69 

69 

112 
232 
102 

101 



40 acres bounded by Pipe-stave point, lands of Bonighton, 
grantor and grantee, in Biddeford. 

Of land on York river, above Goose cove, in York. 



18^4 acres on Cape Neddick river, in York. 



36 acres adjoining lands of Henry Benson, Joseph Willson, 
and the road to York; also a share in his estate. 

Quitclaim of their share in the estate of Christopher Adams, 
in Kittery. 

70 acres, bounded by the lands of Joseph Abbott, Josiah 
Gutteridge and Samuel Savery, in Berwick. 

16 acres adjoining lands of Thomas Wells, grantor and gran- 
tee, in Wells: 

Of land on the dividing line between Wells and Berwick, in 
Berwick. 

Of 10 acres, part of a grant to John Buss, in Wells. 



Of 50 acres, part of a grant to John Buss, in Wells. 



60 acres with dwelling-house and barn, bought of William 
Child, in Berwick. 

For portion of her father, Andrew Haley's estate. 



50 acres adjoining Mousam great falls; also one-quarter of 
town grant to Joseph Taylor, Thomas Cole and John 
Wheelwright, in Wells. 

500 acres bought of Margaret Claxton; 1000 acres bought of 
William and Sarah Phillips, west of Kennebunk river at 
the head of Wells township, part of a tract eight miles 
square. 



Book xi. 61 



90 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


172£, Feb. 16 


White, Hannah 


John White 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 30 


White, Peter 


Paul Dudley 


Deed 


1722. May 4 


Whitney, John 


James Kent 


Deed 


1722, Dec. 26 


Whitney, John 


James Kent 


Discharge 


1721, Apr. 23 


Whitney [Witney], 
Nathaniel 


Abraham Preble 
John Leigh ton 
Samuel Came 
and their suc- 
cessors, York 
commissioners 


Mortgage 


1662, May 7 


Whood, Robert 
Indian sagamore 


Heirs of 

John Parker 


Confirma- 
tion of 
deed 


1722, May 18 


Winn, Joshua, and 
Malachi Edwards 

Winn, Joshua, see 
Malachi Edwards 


Each other 


Agreement 
and award 


1721, Dec. 25 


Witcher, Nathaniel 
et ux. 


Joseph Maylem 


Deed 


171 f, Feb. 10 


Wittum, Peter 


Daniel Wittum 


Deed 


1723, Aug. 2 


Wittum, Peter 


James Wittum 


Deed 


172|, Mar. 10 


Wittum, Peter 

WoODBERRY, Joshua, 

see Josiah Wallis 


John Wittum 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 25 


WOODBRIDGE, John 

et ux. 


Alexander 
Junkins 


Deed 


172£, Mar. 11 


Woodbridge, John et ux. 


James Starrat 
junior 


Deed 


1725, Oct. 6 


Woodbridge, John et ux. 


James Starrat 
junior 


Deed 



Index of Grantors. 



91 



Folio. 


Description. 


212 


25 acres at Papooduck, Cape Elizabeth. 


15 


Land near Kennebec river. 


21 


19 acres on northwest side of Roger's cove on York river, in 
York. 


51 


Of mortgage recorded in folio 50. 


7 


20 acres with house and barn, on York river, in York. 


139 


Land at Sagadahoc. 


23 


To settle the bounds of their land on Orgunquit river, in 
Wells. 


1 


Land formerly Anthony Bracket's, Nathaniel Mitten's and 
Michael Mitten's, in Casco bay. 


154 


7 acres adjoining the land of James Wittum and grantor, in 
Kittery. 


207 


1 acre on Sturgeon creek, in Kittery. 


251 


20 acres on Sturgeon creek, in Kittery. 


11 


5 acres on York river, adjoining Goose Cove, in York. 


242 


30 acres, near York river ; also 10 acres formerly George Nor- 
ton's, in York. 


256 


12 acres adjoining John Parker, Daniel Dill and grantee, in 
York. 



92 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 



1723, Dec. 6 

1724, Mar. 31 
1724, Mar. 31 
1724, Nov. 18 
1724, Dec. 19 
172$, Feb. 25 
1740, July 26 
1723, May 6 

172£, Jan. 5 



172|, Mar. 6 



Grantor. 



Woodbridge, John 



Woodman, John 



Woodman, John 



Woodman, John 



Woodman, John 



Woodman, John 



Woodman, Jchn 



Woodman, John, and 
Charles Trafton 
Zaccheus Trafton 
Josiah Maine 

Wormstill, Michael, and 
Thomas Trefry et ux., 
John Hill et ux. 



Wormwood, William, 
see Eli Demerit et ux. 



Wyman, Francis 



Grantee. 



Job Young 



William Beale 



Mary Kingsbury 



Mary Moar 
(Moore) 


Deed 


Francis Raynes 


Release 


John Woodman 


Deed 


junior 




John Moore 


Discharge 


et ux. 




Each other 


Division 



Richard Simpson 



172$, Jan. 19 Yeals, Naomi, and 

James Bucklin et ux. 
Ebenezer Allen et ux. 



1684, July 4 



1721, Dec. 23 



Yelan, John et ux. 



York, Town of, and 
Town of Wells 



James Parker 



Joseph Hoult 



George 
Perkins 

Each other 



Instrument 



Deed 



Deed 



Deed 



Deed 



Deed 
Deed 

Deed 

Agreemen 



Index of Grantors. 93 



Folio. 



Description. 



115 
140 
155 
176 
175 
190 
176 
85 

256 



176 
186 

151 
86 



3 acres northwest of grantee's house-lot, in York. 

One-seventh of tract on York river, formerly Thomas 
Trafton's, in York. 

Land on York river, formerly Thomas Trafton's, in York. 

Land, house and ferry, at Crooked lane, in Kittery. 

General release. 

Land at Brave-boat harbor ; also at Bald Head, Cape Ned- 
dick, all in York. 

Of bond recorded in same folio. 

Of 66 acres at head of Brave-boat harbor, in York. 



Land formerly their grandfather, Arthur WormstilFs, at 
Winter harbor, Biddeford. 



Land bought of Job Lane, reserving marsh at the mouth of 
Cousin's river, in Casco bay. 

All their land, except 50 acre town grant to Timothy Yeais, 
in York. 



House and land on Hog island, Isles of Shoals. 
Relating to boundary lines. 



94 



Index of Grantors. 



Date. 


Grantor. 


Grantee. 


Instrument. 


1729, Apr. 23 


York Commissioners, 
Samuel Came 
William Leigh ton 
Joseph Moulton 

York Commissioners, 
see Samuel Came, 


William 
Pepperrell 


Discharge 


1723, Nov. 26 


Young, Job 


Rowland Young 


Deed 


1723, Dec. 6 


Young, Job 


John 

Wood bridge 


Deed 


1724, Mar. 21 


Young, Job 


Rowland Young 
and Job Young 
junior 


Deed 




Young, Job, see 
Rowland Young 








Young, Job junior, see 
Rowland Young 






1721, Dec. 4 


Young, Joseph 


Abraham Preble 


Deed 


172}, Feb. 18 


Young, Joseph 

Young, Joseph, see 
Edward Preble 


Benaiah Young 


Deed 


172$, Jan. 27 


• 
Young, Joseph junior 
et ux. 


John Bradbury 


Deed 


1703, July 1 


Young, Rowland 


Josiah Main 


Deed 


1724, Mar. 21 


Young, Rowland, and 
Job Young 


Jacob Curtis 


Deed 


1724, Mar. 21 


Young, Rowland, and 
Job Young, junior 


Each other 


Agreement 



Index of Grantors. 



95 



Folio. 


Description. 


213 


Of mortgage recorded in same folio. 


115 


10 acres on highway from meeting-house to Cape Neddick, 
in York. 


115 


5 acres on highway from lower end of the town to meeting- 
house, in York. 


169 


Land bounded by the land of John Woodbridge, Widow 
Clark and Meeting-house creek, in York. 


49 


30 acre town grant by and in York. 


121 


\y 2 acres on York river, in York. 


189 


12 or 13 acres on York river, in York. 


38 


7 acres, part of a town grant to his father, Rowland Young, 
in York. 


168 


Land bounded by Meeting-house creek, land of John Wood- 
bridge and Sarah Black, in York. 


169 


Relating to their father's home-lot. 



INDEX OF 



* Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrument. 


172f, Jan. 20 


Adams, John 

Adams, Nathan, see 
Samuel Adams 


Nicholas Weeks 
et ux. 


Deed 


1722, July 7 


Adams, Samuel and 
Nathan Adams 


Each other 


Division 


1725, Mar. 22 


Allen, Barsham 


James Allen et ux. 


Deed 


172f, Jan. 22 


Allen [Allin], James 


Walter Allen 
[Allin] et ux. 


Deed 


1724, Apr. 22 


Allen, James 


Joseph Moulton 
et ux. 


Deed 


172f, Jan. 20 


Allen [Allin], Samuel 


Walter Allen 
[Allin] 


Deed 


1713, Nov. 6 


Allen, Walter 


Jonathan 'Stim- 
son 


Deed 


1725, July 25 


Atkinson, Theodore 


Richard Jordan 


Deed 


1722, Mar. 28 


Baker, John 


Thomas Baker 
[Backer] 


Deed 


Recorded 
1722, June 22 


Baker, Thomas 


Town of 
Scarborough 


Grant 


1722, May 16 


Bane, John 


Jonathan Bane 


Deed 


1722, May 4 


Bane, Jonathan 


John Say ward 


Deed 


172£, Feb. 16 


Bane, Jonathan and 
Lewis Bane 


John Sayward 


Deed 



GRANTEES. 



Folio. 
231 

69 

219 
174 

138 
173 

137 

234 

2 

27 

•>9 

14 
11 



Description. 



Quitclaim of their share in the estate of Christopher Adams, 
in Kittery. 



Of land between their home-lots, in York. 



One-half of saw-mill on Old Mill creek, in York. 

6 acres adjoining Joseph Hart and Samuel Allen ; also 20 
acres, part of a town grant to Jonathan Stimson, in 
Berwick. 

Saw-mill on Old Mill creek, in York. 



10 acres, part of a homestead lot ; also 2 acres on the east 
side of James Allen's land ; also 10 acres, part of a town 
grant to Jonathan Stimson, in Berwick. 

50 acre town grant, by and in Kittery. 



Land on Richmond's island, Cape Elizabeth. 

9 acres on southwest side of York river, in York. 

30 acres adjoining Williams Green's and Mary Libby's land. 

His share in land formerly his father, Lewis Bane's, in York. 
6 acres on New Mill creek, in York. 
One-third of saw-mill, in Wells. 



98 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrument. 


172*, Jan. 15 


Bane, Lewis 


John Bane 


Deed 


1723, Nov. 30 


Bane, Lewis 


Jeremiah Moul- 
ton 


Deed 


1723, Dec. 9 


Bane, Lewis 


Joseph Moulton 


Deed 


172£, Jan. 15 


Bane, Lewis 


Joseph Sayward 


Deed 


1723, Dec. 31 


Bane, Lewis and Job 
Banks 
John Preble 


Each other 


Division 


1722, June 7 


Bane, Lewis and 
Abel Moulton 

Bane, Lewis, see 
Jonathan Bane 

Bane, Lewis, see 
Abraham Preble 

Banks, Job, see 
Lewis Bam- 


John Sayward 


Deed 


1719, Dec. 4 


Barter, Henry junior 


Henry Barter 


Deed 


1725, Dec. 3 


Barter, John 


William Godsoe 
et ux. 


Deed 


1722, May 21 


Barton, John 


James Mussey 


Deed 


1719, Nov. 18 


Barttoe, Nicholas 


Town of Cape 
Porpoise 
[Arundel] 


Grant and 
survey 


1719, May 20 


Baston, James and 
Malachi Edwards 
Francis Littlefield 
Samuel Stuart 


Each other 


Partnership 
agreement 


1720, July 13 


Batson, John 


Town of Cape 
Porpoise 
[Arundel] 


Survey 



Index of Grantees. 



99 



Folio. 



26 
116 
119 

25 
120 

38 



165 
255 



Description. 



4 acres on highway from meeting-house to upper end of 
town, in York. 

Land on northwest branch of York river, in York. 



13 acres at southeast end of York bridge, on northwest branch 
of York river, also marsh and 3 acres adjoining, in York. 

4 acres on highway adjoining land formerly grantor's and 
grantee's, in York. 

Of 200 acres at Scituate, in York. 



2 acres at rnouth of Old Mill creek, in York. 



18^ acres, bought of Thomas Huff, in Kittery. 

1 acre on road from Kittery ferry to Traf ton's ferry, in Kittery. 



105 50 acres, part of a town grant, by and in Arundel, [Cape 
Porpoise.] 



237 



121 



Of 50 acres. 



Relating to building a saw-mill on Orgunquit river, in Wells. 



204 | Land on north side of Stephen Stone's creek. 



100 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrument. 




Batson, John, see 
Joseph Storer 






17f$, Mar. 9 


Beal, Manerin 


Edward Beal 
et ux. 


Deed 


1724, Mar. 31 


Beale, William 


John Woodman 


Deed 


1721, Apr. 1 


Bennitt, Anthony 


Sarah Jamison 


Deed 


1722, Mar. 28 


Berry, Withers 


Dodevah Curtis 
et ux. 


Deed 


1720, July 9 


Berry, Withers 


William Godsoe 
et ux. 


Deed 


172§, Mar. 13 


Berry, Withers 

Berry, Withers, see 
Nicholas Shapleigh 


William Godsoe 
et ux. 


Deed 


1725, Sept. 10 


Black, Sarah 


Samuel Johnson, 
estate of, by- 
Elizabeth 

Johnson, 
administratrix 


Division 


1722, Apr. 2 


Boodwin, James 


Johnson Harmon 


Mortgage 


1722, Mar. 20 


Booker, John 


Nathan Addarns 


Deed 


1724, Deo. 24 


Booker, John 

Bound, James, see 
Jonathan Putnam 


Nathan Adams 


Deed 


1721, Mar. 29 


Brackett, Samuel 


Moses Spencer 
et ux. 


Deed 


172$, Jan. 27 


Bradbury, John 


Joseph Young 
junior et ux. 


Deed 



Index of Grantees. 



101 



Folio. 



24 

140 

60 
216 
177 
205 

240 



8 
176 

149 



Description. 



6 acres on York river, adjoining the lands of Wm. Pepper- 
rell, Francis Raynes, and grantor, reserving 3 poles in 
breadth, also the apple trees, in York. 

One-seventh of tract on York river, formerly Thomas 
Trafton's, in York. 

Land at Fapooding point, formerly her father, Wm. Jami- 
son's, in Falmouth. 

25 acres on Spruce creek, in Kittery. 



10 acres between Spruce Creek river and Crooked lane, in 
Kittery. 

20 acres adjoining the lands of Wm. Rogers, Wm. Stanley, 
Paul Williams and John Monson, in Kittery. 



Of 46 acres on Little river, in York. 



60 acres bounded by highway from Berwick to Wells, by the 
dividing line between York and Berwick, and by Great 
Works river, in York. 

4 acres bounded by grantor's and grantee's land, and the 
dividing line between York and Kittery, in York. 

Land on southwest side of York river, in York. 



% acre and 15 poles adjoining grantee's land, in Berwick. 



189 [ 12 or 13 acres on York river, in York. 



102 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrument. 


1722, Apr. 4 


Bradstreet, John 

Bragdon, Arthur 
see Caleb Preble 


Mary Spencer 
[Moulton] 


Release 


1725, Oct. 6 


Bragdon, Joseph 


Mary Bragdon 


Deed 


1724, Jan. 5 


Bragdon, Samuel junior 


Samuel Bragdon 


Deed 


172$, Jan. 3 


Bragdon, Samuel junior 


Samuel Bragdon 
et ux. 


Deed 


1723, Aug. 14 


Bridges, Josiah 


Estate of John 
Hoy, by David 
Robertson, 
administrator 


Deed 


1724, Apr. 16 


Bridge, Josiah 


John Linscot 


Deed 


1719, Feb. 8 


Bridgham, Henry 


John Jones et ux. 


Deed 


1716, Sept. 20 


Brooken, Henry 


Francis Raynes 


Deed 


1721, June 15 


Brooken, Henry 


Nathan Raynes 
et ux. 


Deed 


1721, Aug. 1 


Brown, Alison 


Andrew Brown 
et ux. 


Deed 


1722, July 9 


Brown, Allison 


Nicholas Cole 


Deed 


1723, Sept. 24 


Brown, Allison 


James Mussey 


Deed 


1723, Sept. 24 


Brown, Allison 


James Mussey 


Deed 


1722, June 22 


Brown, Mary 

Brown, Mary, see " 
Jacob Cole 


Benjamin Nason 
et ux. 


Deed 



Index of Grantees. 



103 



Description. 



General release from mortgage. 

Her share in the estate of Samuel Bragdon, in York. 

Land bought of Henry Wright, in York. 

20 acres bought of Arthur Bragdon, senior, in York. 



One-quarter part of a tract on northwest branch of York 
river, above York bridge, in York. 



3 acres adjoining the land of William Shaw, grantee and the 
road, in York. 

Land adjoining Augustine Jones, Nathaniel Wallis and Pre- 
wumpscot river, in Falmouth. 

1 acre on northeast side of Brave-boat harbor, in York. 

9f acres adjoining Richard Cutts and grantee, in York. 

40 acres, adjoining the land of Thomas Perkins and Andrew 
Brown, junior, reserving a cartway; also one-third of 13 
acres bought of Samuel Hill ; one-third of grantor's part 
in saw-mill built with Mr. Storer; also one-third of all his 
undivided land, in Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 

50 acres, at Long cove, between Thomas Huff and Samuel 
Carr, in Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 

100 acre town grant to his father, Thomas Mussey, by and in 
Cape Porpoise, [Arundel]. 



An island formerly called Trots' island ; also Cape island, in 
Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 

100 acre town grant, by and in Berwick, [Kittery.] 



104 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrument. 


1720, Oct. 25 


BURNHAM, Job 


James Tyler 


Deed 


1720, May 2 


Burnham, Job and 
Edward Ward 
Nathan Knight 
Ebenezer Seavey 
Thomas Seavey 
William Newbury 

Butland, George, see 
John Butland 


John Milliken 


Deed 


Acknowledged 
1725, Sept. 28 


Butland, John and 
George Butland 


Each other 


Agreement 


1722, Aug. 21 


Buttolph, John 


Penn Townsend 


Deed 


1718, Nov. 24 


Buxton, James 


Samson Salter 


Deed 


1725, Aug. 24 


Calf, Joseph 


Roger Dealing 


Deed 


172$, Jan. 1 


Came, Samuel 

Came, Samuel, see 
Abraham Preble 


Estate of James 
Plaisted, by 
Mary Plaisted, 
administratrix 


Deed 


1731, May 14 


Card, Thomns 


Francis Sayer 


Discharge 


1720, June 1 


Card, William 


Thomas Card 


Deed 


172£, Mar. 18 


Carlile, John 


John Dennet 


Deed 


1722, May 28 


Carswell, William 


Roger Dearing 


Deed 


1720, June 17 


Carswell, William 


Robert Mitchell 


Deed 




et ux. 


et ux. 




1724, Aug. 13 


Center, John 


Abraham Town- 
send et ux. 


Deed 



Index of Grantees. 



105 



Description. 



80 acres at Blue point, in /Scarborough. 

36 acres on southwest side of a river running from the part- 
ings of Blue Point river to Goslen's hill, in Scarborough. 



Concerning the division of a tract of land, formerly their 
father, John Butland's, in Wells. 

One-half of several tracts bought of Josiah Mountjoy's estate 
in Casco bag. 

60 acres adjoining a tract bought of William Thomas, in 
Casco bag. 

One-half a tract at Nonesuch,'bought of John Hincks, except 
109 acres sold John Sampson and Robert Jordan, in Scar- 
borough. 

10 acres on Bass cove, bought of Micum Macintire ; one-half 
of saw-mill on Bass Cove brook ; 66 acres on northwest 
branch of York rivei\ in York. 



Of mortgage recorded in same folio. 

50 acres on southwest branch of Old Mill creek, in York. 

Two tracts of land bought of Henry Donnel, in York. 



2 acres between Robert Mitchell and Clement Dealing, in 
Kitterg. 

% acre on northeast side of country road, in Kitterg. 



One-half a tract formerly William Phillips', in Biddeford. 



Book xi. 62 



106 



Index of Grantees. 



I>ate. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrument. 


1724, Aug. 27 


Center, John 


Abraham Town- 
send 


Division 


1725, July 1 


Chapman, Edward 


Nathaniel Chap- 
man 


Deed 


1721, July 1 


Chapman, Nathaniel 


Edward Chap- 
man 


Bond 


1725, July 1 


Chapman, Nathaniel 


William Fry 


Deed 


1724, Aug. 31 


Cheever, Joshua 


Abraham Town- 
send et ux. 


Deed 


1723, Apr. 27 


Clark, Eleazar 


Nathaniel Clark 
et ux. 


Deed 


1725, May 29 


Clark, Eleazar 


Samuel Clark 


Deed 


1723, Dec. 4 


Clark, Nathaniel 


Joseph Littlefield 
et ux. 


Deed 


1724, May 12 


Clark, Samuel 


Nathaniel Clark 
et ux. 


Deed 


1725, Apr. 30 


Clark, Samuel 


Patience Clark 


Deed 


1720, Oct. 10 


Clark, Samuel 


John Sayward 


Deed 


1723, May 11 


Clark, Samuel 

Clark, Samuel, see 
Joseph Sayward 


John Wells et ux. 


Deed 


172£, Mar. 23 


Coburn, Ebenezer 


Job Curtis et ux. 


Deed 



Index of Grantees. 



107 



Folio. 

158 
228 

243 

227 
159 

130 

255 
131 
132 

230 

67 
131 



Description. 



48 



Of land formerly William Phillips, in Biddeford. 



5 acres adjoining the land of Morrell, Samuel Hill, the high- 
way and Dover river; also 23^ acres adjoining the land of 
Samuel Hill, John Morrell, Thomas Muzeet and the high- 
way, in Kittery. 

Conditioned for use of land. 



1 acre adjoining land of grantee, in Kittery. 

One-half of a tract bounded by Saco river, Davis' brook and 
land of Nicholas Bully senior, in Biddeford. 

Land adjoining the land of Thomas Wells, Lewis Allen, 
Nicholas Cole and Little river ; also 2 acres adjoining 
Thomas Wells, in Wells. 

One-eighth part of 5 acres and saw-mill on Little river, in 
Wells. 

One-quarter part of 5 acres and saw-mill on Little river, in 

Wells. 

One-eighth part of 5 acres and saw-mill on Little river, in 
Wells. 



Land formerly her father, John Wells'; also 2 acres on Little 
river ; also her right of dower in her husband, Nathaniel 
Clark's estate; also all her personal estate, in Wells. 



One-eighth part of saw-mill on Cape Neddick river, also his 
share in 4 acres adjoining, in York. 



16 acres adjoining lands of Thomas Wells, grantor and gran- 
tee, in Wells. 



2 acres on northwest branch of York river, near Curtis' 
cove, in York. 



108 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrument. 




Cole, Hannah, see 
Samuel Sewall 






172|, Jan. 8 


Cole, Jacob 


Estate of Ichabod 
Plaisted, by 
Mary Brown, 
executrix 


Deed 


172f, Jan. 20 


Cole, Jacob, by 
Edward Brorafield, 
Attorney, and 
Mary Brown 

Cole, Joseph, see 
Joshua Cole 


Each other 


Agreement 


1723, Sept. 23 


Cole, Joshua and 
Joseph Cole 


Hannah Cole 


Deed 


1725, July 7 


Cole, Thomas 


Nathaniel Fer- 
nald 


Discharge 


1676, Dec. 10 


Coombes, Henry 


Estate of Thomas 
Bowles, by 
David Allver, 
administrator 


Deed 


1692, Apr. 5 


Cooper, Thomas 


Mary Lawrence 
and George 


Deed 






Munjoy 




1692, Apr. 5 


Cooper, Thomas 


Mary Lawrence 
and George 
Munjoy 


Deed 


1725, Nov. 4 


Cuming, Robert 


Samuel Pike 


Deed 


1725, Nov. 4 


Cuming, Robert 


Samuel Pike 


Deed 



Index of Grantees. 



109 



Description. 



One-sixth part of land between Quarophegan and Salmon 
Falls; also falls and mills at Quamphegan ; also land ad- 
joining Sturgeon creek, in Berwick and Kittery. 



Relating to land, in Berwick and Kittery. 



Land on York river, bought of Robert Elliot, in York. 



Of mortgage recorded in same folio. 



Land on Ruskahegan island, in Kennebec river; also 6 acres 
at head of Little river, Kennebec region. 



Land on Ammoncongan river, in Casco bay. 



[A re-record of the above.] 



11 acres bought of William Whitehru.se; also 89 acres ad- 
joining lands of Christian Snowman nnd James Jeffers, in 
Georgetown. 

11 acres adjoining lands of Thomas Clark, Thomas Mother- 
well, Sagadahoc river and Newtown river; also 75 acres 
adjoining lands of Samuel Brookings, Pierce Shortwell, 
Sagadahoc river and Newtown river; also 14 acres adjoin- 
ing lands of Samuel Brooking, in Georgetown. 



110 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrument. 


172£, Jan. 7 


Cumins, Thomas 


Elisha Ingersol 
et ux. 


1 

Deed 


1719, Dec. 1 


Cummins, Thomas 

Cumpton, John, see 
Jonathan Putnam 


James Curtis 
[Curtice], etux. 
and John Per- 
kins et ux. 


Deed 


1669, Mar. 18 


Currier, Jeffrey, 


Edward Holland 


Deed 


170f, Jan. 20 


Curtis [Curtice], 


Estate of John 


Deed 




Dodevah 


Shapleigh, by 
Sarah Shapleigh 
and Nicholas 




, 




Shapleigh 
administrators 




1724, July 7 


Curtis, Foxwell 


Joseph Curtis 
et ux. 


Deed 


1723, Oct. 29 


Curtis, Foxwell 


Lois Curtis and 
Richard Cutt 
junior et ux. 


Deed 


1725, Nov. 2 


Curtis, Jacob 


Benjamin Aver- 
ell et ux. 


Deed 


172£ Jan. 18 


Curtis, Jacob 


Benjamin Aver- 
ell et ux. 


Deed 


1725, Nov. 4 


Curtis, Jacob 


Ebenezer Lufkin 
et ux. 


Deed 


1724, Mar. 21 


Curtis, Jacob 


Rowland Young 
and Job Young 


Deed 


1724, July 7 


Curtis, Joseph 


Richard Cutt and 
James Starratt 


Discharge 


1748, July 4 


Curtis, Joseph 


William 
Pepperrell 


Discharge 


1725, Apr. 19 


Cutt, Richard junior 


Richard Cutt 


Deed 


1723, Dec. 5 


Cutt, Richard junior 


Thomas Payne 
et ux. 


Deed 



Index of Grantees. 



Ill 



Folio. 



Description. 



68 



68 



150 
194 



142 
114 

247 

264 

247 

168 

160 

30 

222 
132 



\y 2 acres adjoining land formerly James Mills, in Falmouth. 



Their share in land formerly Francis Jafford's, in North Yar- 
mouth and Falmouth. 



House and land on Hog island, Isles of Shoals. 
One-quarter of saw-mill on Spruce creek, in Kittery. 



88}£ acres adjoining grantor's land, in Kittery. 



48| acres at Spruce creek; also their interest in saw-mill on 
farm of Joseph Curtis, in Kittery. 



One-quarter part of a tract near Cape Neddick, in York. 



One-quarter part of a tract near Cape Neddick, in York. 



55 acres, near Cape Neddick, in York. 



Land bounded by Meeting-house creek, land of John Wood- 
bridge and Sarah Black, in York. 

Of mortgage recorded in York Deeds, Book X, 32. 



Of mortgage in same folio. 

One-half of island with house and barns, in Kittery. 
20 acres adjoining grantee's land, in York. 



112 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 



1725, Oct. 23 



1723, Nov. 8 



17 22, June 22 



1721, May 16 



1724, June 29 
172|, Mar. 6 

1722, May 26 
1709, Apr. 28 

1722, Sept. 13 

1684, Oct. 30 

1723, Mar. 5 



Grantee. 



Davis, John 



Davis, John 



Davis, Moses 



Deed, Francis et ux. 

Demeresque, Philip, see 
George Whitehorne 

Demeresque, see 
Dumeresq 

Dennet, John et ux. 



Dennet, John 



Dennet, John 
Dill, John 

Dole, Abner 

Donnell, Hannah, see 
Nathaniel Donnell 

DoNNELL[Doniel],Henry 

Donnell, Henry 



Grantor. 



Benjamin Haley 



Nathaniel Weare 



Edmund Ward 



Thomas Dearing 
et ux. 



John [Addams] 
Adams 



Henry Donnell 
et ux., and 
Thomas Phipps 
Elisha Plaisted 

John Shepard 
et ux. 

Benjamin Preble 



Hezekiah Phillips 



Andrew Haley 

Estate of John 
Pickering, by 
Thomas Phipps 
and Elisha 
Plaisted, 
administrators 



Instrument. 



Deed 



Deed 



Deed 



Deed 



Deed 
Deed 

Mortgage 

Deed 

Deed 

Deed 
Deed 



Index of Grantees. 



113 



Description. 



40 acres on Saco river, between Peter Henderson and Hum- 
phrey Case, reserving land where meeting-house stands 
and burying-place, in Biddeford. 

40 acres bounded by Pipe-stave point, lands of Bonighton, 
grantor and grantee, in Biddeford. 

72 acres on Scataway hill ; 72 acres on Oak hill ; 28 acres on 
northwest branch of Dunstan river ; 60 acres on Nonesuch 
river; one-third of 36 acres bought of Mr. Milliken [Malli- 
kan], in Scarborough. 

2 acres where grantee lives, in Kittery. 



Land at head of Mendam's creek ; also land on west side of 
highway to Mendam's creek; also land adjoining Jonathan 
Mendam's, in Kittery. 

13 acres on York river; also land adjoining, bought of John 
Pickerin, in York. 



12 acres, between William Godsoe's land and west branch 
of Spruce creek in Kittery. 

1 acre bounded by land of Capt. Preble and John Linscot ; 
also by York river and Freethee's cove, in York. 

One-half of farm bought of John Wentworth; also 10 acres 
on Nonesuch river, in Scarborough. 



One-half of meadow bought of John Pearce, in York. 
13 acres on York river, in York. 



114 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrument. 


1721, June 22 


Donnell, John 


Nathaniel 
Donnell 
[Doniel], and 
Sarah Donnell 
Hannah Donnell 


Deed 


1709, Aug. 11 


Donnell, John 


Sarah Donnell, by 
Lewis Bane 


Deed 


1724, Dec. 31 


Donnell, John 


Joseph Hoult 


Deed 


1716, May 18 


Donnell, Nathaniel 


Sarah Donnell 
and Hannah 
Donnell 


Power of 
attorney 


1724, Jan. 15 


Donnell, Nathaniel 


Sarah Donnell 
and Hannah 
Donnell 


Deed 


172|, Feb. 4 


Donnell, Nathaniel 


Joseph Hoult 


Deed 


1721, June 22 


Donnell, Nathaniel and 
Hannah Donnell 
Sarah Donnell 


John Donnell 


Deed 


172$, Feb 19 


Donnell, Nathaniel and 
Elihu Parsons 


Each Other 


Abitration 
and award 


1703, Apr. 9 


Donnell, Samuel senior 

Donnell, Sarah, see 
Nathaniel Donnell 


Joshua Knapp 
et ux. 


Deed 


1684, Oct. 30 


Donnell [Donill], 
Thomas 


Henrv Donn«ll 
[Donill] 


Deed 




Dorman, Amos, see 
Nathaniel Porter 








Dorman, Jabez, see 
John Watson 






1722, Apr. 27 


Dudley, Paul 


Ephraim Little 
and John 
Richards 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 30 


Dudley", Paul 


Peter White 


Deed 



Index of Grantees. 115 



Folio. 



Description. 



93 



173 

186 
56 



32 acres, part of 56 acres formerly their father, Thomas Don- 
nell's, in York. 



3 acres on southwest branch of York river, in York. 



Land on York river ; also land on northwest branch of York 
river, in York. 



General power of attorney. 
185 Their share in land formerly Thomas Donnell's, in York. 



55 
94 

191 

26 

173 



16 



15 



Quitclaim to land on York river, in York. 

24 acres, part of 56 acres formerly his father, Thomas Don- 
nell's, in York. 



Relating to the bounds of their lands, in York. 
Town grant of \$% acres on York river, in York. 

Land bought of Andrew Haley, in York. 



250 acres, at Muscongus. 



Land near Kennebec river 



116 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrument. 


1721, June 21 


DUMERESQ, Phil 

Dumeresq, see 
Demeresque 


Cornelius Waldo 


Deed 


1722, July 26 


Dunn, Nicholas 


Elihu Gunnison 
et ux. 


Deed 


1723, Nov. 22 


Edwards, Malachi and 
Joshua Winn 

Edwards, Malachi, see 
James Baston 

Edwards, Malachi, see 
Joshua Winn 


Each other 


Reference 
and award 


1722, Apr. 13 


Ellery, Benjamin 


John Clark et ux 


Deed 


172f, Feb. 25 


Emery, Daniel and 
Simon Emery 


John Thompson 
et ux. 


Deed 


172£, Jan. 31 


Emery, Daniel junior 


Daniel Emery 
et ux. 


Deed 


172J, Jan. 8 


Emery, James and 
Job Emery 


Moses Spencer 


Mortgage 


1723, Oct. 10 


Emery, James junior 

Emery, Job, see 
James Emery 


James Emery 


Deed 


172f , Feb. 28 


Emery, Job senior 


James Emery 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 2 


Emery, Noah 


Daniel Emery 
et ux. 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 2 


Emery, Simon 


Daniel Emery 
et ux. 


Deed 


1723, Jan. 6 


Emery, Simon 

Emery, Simon, see 
Daniel Emery 


Margaret Emery 


Deed 



Index or Grantees. 



117 



Folio. 



183 



216 



116 



139 
147 

4 

149 

228 

150 

83 

146 

146 



Description. 



One-half his share in land and islands, at Muscongus. 



Land on Crooked lane, in Kittery. 



Relating to the thatch islands in Ogunquit river, in Wells. 



One-half his part in land and islands near Muscongus. 

100 acres adjoining Jonathan ISTason's land and York pond, 
in Kittery. 

Land bounded by the brook running out of York pond, in 
Kittery. 

33 acres adjoining James Warren's, near Cox's pond and 
John Cooper's, in Berwick. 

25 acres, part of a 50 acre town grant, in Kittery. 



% acre near Stony brook bridge, in Berwick. 



Land adjoining Timothy Waymouth's and John Hearl's, in 
Kittery. 



Land on brook running out of York pond, in Kittery. 



One-third of saw-mill and timber on brook running out of 
York pond, in Kittery. 



118 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 



1723, Mar. 21 



Grantee. 



1724, 


July 


4 


1723, 


Dec. 


4 


1723, 


Dec. 


20 


1722, 


Oct. 


25 


1724, 


Dec. 


1 


172J, 


Mar. 


21 


1721, 


May 


26 


1724, 


Oct. 


31 


1724, 


Oct. 


29 


1724, 


Oct. 


21 


1722, 


Apr. 


30 


1725, 


Sept 


4 


172*. 


Mar. 


22 


1720, 


Apr. 


15 



Farfield, John 

Farnam, Daniel 

Farnam, Daniel 

Farnam [Farnum], 
Ralph 

Farnum, Ralph 

Farnam, Ralph 
Favour, Joseph 

Fennicks, George 

Fernald, James 

Fernald, James senior 

Fernald, John junior 

Fernald, Nathaniel 
Fernald, Nathaniel 

Fernald, Tobias 
Fitch, Thomas 



John Batson 
et ux., and 
Thomas Parsons 
et ux. 

Ralph Farnam 

William Moodey 

Daniel Farnam 



Robert Gray 
et ux. 



William Moodey 
Caleb Spurrier 



Samuel Skillen 
[Skilin] et ux. 

John Fernald 
et ux. 

Jacob Remick 



James Fernald 
et ux. 

Thomas Cole 

Shubael Gorham 



Nathaniel 
Fernald 



William Phillips 
et ux., and 
Sarah Phillips 



Instrument. 



Deed 

Deed 
Deed 
Deed 

Deed 

Deed 
Deed 

Deed 

Deed 

Deed 

Deed 

Mortgage 
Deed 



Conditional 
Deed 



Deed 



Index of Grantees. 



119 



Description. 



Their share in mill privilege on Middle river, in Arundel, 
Gape Porpoise. 



9 acres on York river, in York. 
120 acres on York river, in York. 
50 acres on York river, in York. 



Land between Andrew Grover and Elihu Parsons ; also land 
between MattheAv Grover's upper lot and Benjamin Web- 
ber and Andrew Grover, in York. 

10 acres on York river, in York. 

\§y 2 acres on the dividing line between York and Wells ; 
also Sj4 acres in the great marsh between Cape Neddick 
river and Wells, in York. 

21>£ acres on Spruce creek; also right during life to dwel- 
ling house, in Kittery. 

2 l 4 acres northwest of land bought of John Morrell senior, 
in Kittery. 

6£ acres at east end of land bought of Samuel Flam, in Kit- 
tery. 

10 acres bought of John Fernald, in Kittery. 



12 acres between Thomas Kene and grantor, in Kittery. 

3 acres adjoining the lands of Samuel Spinney, Thomas Cole, 
grantee and Spinney's creek, in Kittery. 

6 acres, bounded by highway to Woodman's ferry, by 
Thomas Cole's land, by John Adam's land and Great cove, 
in Kittery. 

Land with dwelling-house on Saco river, adjoining Samuel 
Cole, Thomas Salter, Francis Foxcroft and John Briggs ; 
also land adjoining Briggs, Foxcroft, Hill and Adams ; 
also one-quarter of a saw-mill, in Biddeford. 



120 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 



1723, Nov. 21 



172f, Jan. 7 



1722, May 16 

1723, May 21 
1725, Nov. 4 
1717, Feb. 18 

1723, Dec. 18 

1724, Apr. 10 

1723. June 12 



Grantee. 



1722, June 18 



1725, Dec. 21 



1718, July 5 



Fitch, Thomas 



Fletcher, Pendleton 



Flint, Samuel, see 
Joseph Pope 

Fogg, Daniel 



Ford, Samuel 

Fovel, John 

Foy, Robert 

Freethy, Joseph 
Frost, James 



Frost, James and 
Roger Plaisted 

Frost, James, see 
Benjamin Libby, 

Frost, John 



Frost, John 



Frost, John, trustee for 
Sarah Pepperell and 
Margery Pepperell 

Furbush, Daniel, see 
Andrew Neal 



Grantor. 



Instrument. 



John Stackpole 
et ux. 

Solomon Ilolman 



JosephHammond 
[Hamond], 
et ux. 

John Hicks 



Samuel Johnson 



Richard Foy 



Samuel Came 



Deed 



Deed 



Deed 



Deed 



Mortgage 



Deed 



Deed 



Alexander Grant Mortgage 



Sylvan us Went- 
worth et ux. 



William Dyei 



Charles Frost 



Robert Elliot 



Deed 



Mort^a^e 



Bond 



Deed 



Index of Grantees. 



121 



Folio. 



Description. 



40 acre town grant to William Gibson ; also 30 acre town 
grant to John Sharp junior, in Biddeford. 

Quitclaiming 53 acres formerly Walter Penny well's, in 
Biddeford. 



1!4 acres adjoining grantee's land, in Kittery. 



20 acres adjoining Clement Dearing's land and Col. Pepper 
r ell's land, in Kittery. 

Land on Little river, in York. 



8 acres adjoining the lands of Christopher Mitchel and 
James Foy, in Kittery. 

One-half of mill on Bass-cove brook, in York. 

25 acres, bounded by the lands of Thomas Abbot, Walter 
Abbot, Samuel Abbot, James and Daniel Grant, the 
river and by town road, in Berwick. 

60 acres with dwelling-house and barn, bought of William 
Child, in Berwick. 



Several tracts of land bought of James Emery junior, at 
Winter Harbor, Biddeford. 

In £400 conditioned to discharge obligee from all charges 
and obligations to pay Simon Frost £50 and necessaries 
while in college. 

Land on Cape Elizabeth ; also land on Spurwink river, 
Scarborough. 



Book xi. 63 



122 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrument. 




Furbush, John, see 
William Leighton 






1722, June 14 


Gardiner, Samuel 


Manerin Beal 


Mortgage 


1722, Dec. 5 


Gee, Joshua junior 

Gerry, John, see 
Charles White 


Joshua Gee et ux. 


Deed 


172£, Feb. 22 


Gelding, John 


Jacob Remick 
junior 


Mortgage 


1668, Dec. 2 


Gendal, Walter 


John Guy 


Deed 


172}, Jan. 4 


Gerrish, Nathaniel 


Martha Lord 


Deed 


1722, Dec. 24 


Gerrish, Nathaniel 


John Smith 


Deed 


1724, July 9 


Gerrish, Paul 


Thomas Hanson 
et ux. 


Deed 


1724, July 9 


Gerrish, Timothy 


Thomas Hanson 
et ux. 


Deed 


1722, Nov. 10 


Goodwin, Abiel 


Abraham Preble 


Deed 


1725, April 29 


Goodwin, Abiel 


Caleb Preble 
et ux. 


Deed 


1724, May 14 


Gorham, Shubael junior 


Ebenezer Baker 


Deed 


1722, May 7 


Gould, Benjamin 


John Gowen 
et ux. 


Deed 


1723, May 10 


Gowell, William 


Richard Gowell 


Deed 


1724, June 19 


Grant, Alexander 


James Frost 


Discharge 


1725, Feb. 19 


Grant, Daniel 


James Grant 


Deed 



Index of Grantees. 123 



Folio. 



Description. 



23 

52 

25 

59 
164 

233 

163 

163 

177 

212 

188 
35 

95 

130 

267 



6 acres with dwelling-house on York river, adjoining the lands 
of Wm. Pepperrell, Stephen Greenleaf, Edward Beal and 
the highway, in York. 

Land, falls and saw-mill at Quamphegan, in Berwick. 



20 acres between Richard Gowel's and Daniel Paul's, in 
Kittery. 

Land at Papuding point, in Falmouth. 

Land on Salmon Falls little river, in Berwick. 

25 acres adjoining land of John Kyes and William Grant, 
in Berwick. 

One-third of 400 acres bought of Elisha Cooke. 
One-third of 400 acres bought of Elisha Cooke. 



3 or 4 acres on northwest side of beach between the Long 
sands and Barberry marsh, in York. 

3 acres on southwest branch of York river, in York. 



3 acres formerly Thomas Cole's, in Kittery. 

17 acres and 13 rods adjoining the lands of John Heard, 
James Chadbourne and grantor, in Kittery. 

10 acres adjoining grantor's land and road to Spruce creek, 
in Kittery. 

Of mortgage recorded in folio 129. 

40 acres adjoining Daniel Goodin, John Nason and Benjamin 
Nason, in Berwick. 



124 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrument 


1723, May 3 


Grant, James 


William Bracy 
et ux. 


Deed 


172f , Feb. 19 


Grant, James 


Daniel Grant 


Deed 


1720, Apr. 8 


Grant, James 


Mary Plaisted 


Bond 


1722, Oct. 25 


Gray, Robert 


Ralph Farnam 
[Far num.] 
et ux. 


Deed 


1724, Sept. 16 


Gray, Robert 


William Pepper- 
rell junior 


Discharge 


1724, Sept. 17 


Gray, Robert 


David Sawyer 
et ux. 


Deed 


1731, 19 


Greenleaf, Stephen 


Joseph Swett 


Discharge 


1723, Jan. 7 


Grind al, James 


Henry Barter 


Deed 


1725, Nov. 30 


Grindal, James 


Philip Gamon 
et ux. 


Deed 


1723, Aug. 14 


Grover, Andrew 


Ralph Farnam 


Deed 


1724, Dec. 21 


Grover, Andrew 


Ralph Farnam 
et ux. 


Deed 


1723, Apr. 20 


Grover, Matthew 


Ralph Farnam 
et ux. 


Deed 


172§, Feb. 14 


Grow, William 


Samuel Donnell 


Deed 


172|, Feb. 21 


Gunnison, Elihu 


Henry Donnell 


Deed 


1724, July 16 


Gunnison, Elihu 


Joseph Favers 


Deed 


1735, Apr. 3 


Gunnison, Elihu 


Joseph Say ward 


Discharge 


1721, Aug. 30 


Gunnison, Joseph 


Elihu Gunnison, 
et ux. 


Deed 



Index of Grantees. 125 



Description. 



2 acres on road between Mrs. Mary Plaisted's house and 
grantor's house, in York. 

7 acres bounded by lands of Samuel Abbott, Baker Nason, 
grantee and the country road, in Berwick. 

Payment of money on condition. 

Land near Goose cove ; also one yoke of oxen, in York. 



Of mortgage recorded in folio 44. 

30 acre town grant to Lemuel Gowen, in Berwick. 

Of mortgage recorded in folio 138. 
2)^ acres on Crocket's neck, in Kittery. 
5 acres on Spruce creek, in Kittery. 



11 acres adjoining the lands of Elihu Parsons, grantor and 
York river, in York. 

10 acres on York river, above Old Mill creek, in York. 



10 or 12 acres bounded by the lands of Andrew Grover 
Mains, Blazedell, Webber and grantee, in York. 

30 acres on York river and on west side of grantor's mill- 
pond on Roger's Cove brook j also a right of way, in York. 

30 acres northwest of the great marsh between Cape Ned- 
dick river and Wells, in York. 

30 acre town grant to his father, Thomas Favers ; also 28 
acres bought of Caleb Spurrier, in York. 

Of mortgage recorded in same folio. 

Land adjoining Crooked lane, on Gunnison's neck, in Kittery. 



126 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrument. 


1662, May 10 


Guy, John 


Robert Jordan 


Deed 


1724, June 4 


Haley, Andrew 


George Berry 
et ux. 


Receipt 


1724, June 4 


Haley, Andrew 


Richard Crockit 


Receipt 


1724, June 4 


Haley, Andrew 


Nicholas Hillieur 
et ux. 


Receipt 


1724, May 4 


Haley, Andrew 


Samuel Skilin 
et ux. 


Receipt 


1724, June 4 


Haley, Andrew 


Hannah Wescot 


Receipt 


1718, Mar. 28 


Haley, Benjamin 


John Stagpole 


Mortgage 


1722, June 15 


Ham, Samuel et ux. 


Jacob Remick 
junior 


Receipt 


Ackno'ledged 
1723, Dec. 25 


Hammet, Thomas 


Leighton John 
et ux. 


Deed 


1718, Nov. 4 


Hanes, Mehitable 


Jonathan Spof- 
ford 


Deed 


172|, Feb. 6 


Hanscom, Moses 


John Leighton 


Deed 


1722, May 9 


Hanscom, Samuel 


Estate of Thomas 
Hanscom, by 
Tamasen Hans- 
com, 
administratrix 


Deed 


172J, Feb. 4 


Hanscomb, Samuel 


John Morrell jun- 
ior et ux. and 
Martha Huns- 
comb 


Deed 


1724, June 19 


Hanson. Thomas 


Alexander Grant 
and William 
Grant et ux. 


Deed 


1722, July 11 


Harding, Stephen 


John Buss et ux. 


Deed 



Index of Grantees. 



127 



Folio. 

59 

232 

232 
232 

232 

232 

27 

26 

217 

29 

145 
73 



Description. 



73 



154 



31 



100 acres adjoining Thomas Stanford, on the south side of 
Papooding point, reserving 4 acres ; also 4 acres of marsh, 
in Falmouth. 

For portion of their father, Andrew Haley's estate. 



For his portion of the estate of Andrew Haley, deceased. 
For portion of their father, Andrew Haley's estate. 

For portion of their father, Andrew Haley's estate. 

For portion of her father, Andrew Haley's estate. 

50 acres adjoining Harmon, Warren and Saco river; also 2 
acres in Cow cove, in Saco. 

In full for his share in the estate of John Sloper. 

]/2 acre at Crooked lane, on Piscataqua river, in Kittery. 



One-third of estate of John Freethe ; also his share in estate 
of William Freethe, in York. 

3 or 4 acres near road leading to Sturgeon creek, in Kittery. 

10 acres with dwelling-house, between country road and 
Stephen Tobey's land, in Kittery. 



Their share in estate of their grandfather, Thomas Hans- 
comb; also in estate of their father, Thomas Hanscomb, 
in Kittery. 



19 acres, part of 57 acres laid out to their father, William 
Grant and John Keye ; also fifty pine logs, in Berwick. 



One-sixth part of land formerly John Reynold's, on east side 
of Kennebunk river, in Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 



128 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrument. 


1725, Dec. 14 


Harding, Stephen 


Eli Demerit et ux. 
and William 
Wormwood 


Deed 


1722, Mar. 28 


Harding, Stephen 

Harding, Stephen, see 
Thomas Perkins 


Thomas Perkins 


Bond 


1721, Mar. 28 


Hart, Joseph 


Walter Allen 
et ux. 


Deed 


1722, Mar. 27 


Hart, Joseph 


Walter Allen 
et ux. 


Deed 


1719, Aug. 13 


Hart, Joseph 

Herl, Atherington, see 
Thomas Herl 


Elisha Cooke 


Deed 


172*, Jan. 24 


Herl, Thomas and 
Atherington Herl 

Herrick, John, see 
Jonathan Putnam 


Mary Spencer 


Deed 


1722, May 14 


Hicks, John 


Josiah Maine 
et ux. 


Deed 


1723, May 14 


Hicks, John 


Charles Tiafton 
et ux. 


Deed 


1723, May 14 


Hicks, John 


Zaccheus Trafton 


Deed 


1721, Sept. 6 


Hill, Benjamin 


Samuel Hill 


Deed 


172$, Mar. 12 


Hill, John 


Mary Hill 


Deed 


172±, Mar. 12 


Hill, John 


William Leigh- 
ton et ux. 


Deed 


1724, Oct. 21 


Hill, Joseph and 
John Storer 


Henry Gibbs 
et ux. and 
JohnCottonetux. 


Deed 



Index of Grantees. 



129 



Folio. 



Description. 



248 



31 



34 



88 
87 
87 
112 
193 
192 
170 



Land formerly John Reynold's, in Arundel, Gape Porpoise. 



To abide and award. 



11 acres and 32 poles, a part of the land laid out by Daniel 
Emery, in Berwick. 

50 acres adjoining Benjamin Libbey's land, in Berwick. 



5 acres between grantor and grantee, in Berwick. 



20 acres formerly Humphrey Spencer's, in Berwick. 



9 l A acres at head of Brave-boat harbor, in York. 



19 acres at head of Brave-boat harbor, in York. 



9jA acres at head of Brave-boat harbor, in York. 



100 acres between John Morrell's and Edward Ayer's; also 
his share in the common and undivided lands, in Kittery. 

Her share in the estate of John Hill, deceased, in Berwick 
and Portsmouth. 

Their share in the estate of John Hill, deceased, in Berwick 
and Portsmouth. 

300 acres on northeast side and 1 acre on west side of Cape 
Porpoise river, also privilege of building mills, in Wells. 



130 



Index of Grantees . 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrument . 




Hill, Samuel, see 
Joseph Storer 








Hilton, Benjamin, see 
Samuel Sewall 






1721, Dec. 22 


Hilton, Richard and 
John Wadleigh et ux. 


Estate of Ichabod 
Plaisted, by 
Mary Brown, 
executrix 


Levy on 
execution 


1718, Apr. 17 


Hodgsdun, Israel 


Benjamin Green 
et ux. 


Deed 


172|, Mar. 11 


Hodgsdun, Moses 


Israel Hodgsdun 


Deed 


1723, Apr. 15 


Hodsden, Joseph 


Moses Hubbard 


Deed 


172$, Feb. 19 


Hodsdon, Samuel 


Daniel Grant 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 27 


Holmon, Solomon 


WalterPenniwell 
et ux. 


Deed 


1724, Apr. 9 


Hooper, John 


Moses Spencer 
et ux. 


Deed 


1724, Dec. 31 


Hoult, Joseph 


John Donnell 


Deed 


1749, June 28 


Hoult, Joseph 


Nathaniel Don- 
nell 


Deed 


1724, Jan. 14 


Hoult Joseph 


Nathaniel Don- 
nell and Hannah 
Donnell, Sarah 
Donnell 


Deed 


172$, Feb. 4 


Hoult, Joseph 


Donnell Sarah 
and Hannah 
Donnell, by 
Nathaniel Don- 
nell attorney, 
and Nathaniel 
Donnell 


Deed 



Index of Grantees. 



131 



Folio. 



Description. 



53 

245 
245 

208 
267 
14 
147 
230 
187 
187 

57 



101 acres and 67 rods adjoining Joseph Pray's, in Berwick. 



82 acres with house, barn and buildings on Salmon Falls 
river, in Berwick. 

82 acres with house and barn, bought of Benjamin ISTason, in 
Berwick. 

8| acres adjoining the brook by Aaron Hubbard's tan-yard, 
the highway and Nathan Lord's land, in Berwick. 

20 acres adjoining Daniel Goodin, John Nason and Benjamin 
Nason, in Benoick. 

Land formerly William Barton's, in Arundel, Gape Porpoise; 
also land in Biddeford. 

3 acres and 55 poles adjoining land of Samuel Bracket, grantor 
and Rocky hill commons, in Benoick. 

16 acres on York river, in York. 



Right to cut and carry off wood . 



Land on York river, reserving right to cut and carry off 
wood, in York. 



Their share in land on York river, formerly Thomas Don- 
nell's, reserving right to cut wood, in York. 



132 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. Grantee. 

1 


Grantor. 


Instrument. 


1725, July 25 


Hoult, Joseph 


Samuel Sewall 


Deed 


172$, Jan. 19 


Hoult, Joseph 


Naomi Yeals and 
James Bucklin 
et ux.Ebenezer 
Allen et ux. 


Deed 


1727, Aug. 11 


Hoult, Joseph 


Samuel Came and 
Joseph Moulton 
William Leigh- 
ton, York com- 
missioners 


Discharge 


1724, June 18 


Hoult, Joseph and 
Samuel Sewall 

Hoult, Joseph, see 
Samuel Sewall 


Samuel Bragdon 


Deed 


1722, May 10 


Hubbard, Moses, 


Aaron Hubbard 


Deed 


1724, May 14 


Hutchins, John 


Elizabeth Davis 


Deed 


1724, May 14 


Hutchins, John 


Mary Hutchins 
[Hutchings] 


Deed 


Ackno'ledged 
1724, June 5 


Hutchins, John 


Samuel Hutchins 


Deed 


171f, Mar. 18 


Hutchins, Thomas 
[Huchens] 


Benjamin Hutch- 
ins [Huchens] 


Survey 


1688, June — 


Hutchinson, Eliakim 


Harlackinden 
Symonds 


Deed 


1719, May 10 


Jacobs, George 


Jacob Perkins 


Deed 


1724, Apr. 14 


Jacobs, George 


John Say ward 


Deed 


1723, Apr. 2 


Jamison, William 

1 


Jeremiah Jordan 

[Jurdan] 


Deed 



Index of Grantees. 



13; 



236 



186 



137 



178 



161 
218 
217 
219 
261 
203 
90 
129 
113 



Description. 



Quitclaim to northwest part of land on York river, bought 
in partnership with grantee of the heirs of Timothy Yeals, 
in York. 

All their land, except 50 acre town grant to Timothy Yeais, 
in York. 



Of mortgage recorded in folio 136. 



Two town grants to his father, Samuel Bragdon, on York 
river, in York. 



Land adjoining Joseph Hodsden's, in Berwick. 



Her share in the estate of David Hutchins, in Kittery. 



Her share in the estate of David Hutchings, in Kittery. 



5 acres adjoining the parsonage land, John Easman, Andrew 
Lewis and grantee, in Kittery. 

Of 5 acres recorded in deed dated Nov. 6, 1718. 



200 acres of UDland ; one-quarter of marsh at Totnocke, in 
Wells. 

\2 l /2 acres adjoining Samuel Wheelwright, Francis Little- 
field, Abigail Wiggin and grantee, in Wells. 

One-sixth part of saw-mill ; also 14 acres on Josiah Little- 
field's river, in York. 



50 acres at Spurwink, [in Falmouth.'] 



134 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 



1698, Mar. 22 

1719, Feb. 19 
1722, July 12 

1724, Mar. 24 



1725, Sept. 10 



Jamison, William 

Jeffries, John 
Jenkins, Thomas 

Jenkins, Thomas 



Johnson, Elizabeth 



Grantor. Instrument. 



Jevell Madawec 



David Jeffries 



Deed 



Deed 



1727, Mar. 14 Johnson, Samuel 



1725, Sept. 29 



1723, Nov. 18 
1718, Apr. 17 



1720, Feb. 23 



1721, Mar. 9 



1721, Mar. 21 



1721, Oct. 6 



Johnson, Samuel 



Johnson, Samuel et ux. 
Johonnot, Daniel 



Johonnot, Daniel, see 
George Whitehorne 



Jones, Richard 



Jones, Richard 



Jones, Richard 



Jones, Richard 



Henry Bencent | Deed 
et ux. 

William Deed 

Pepperrell and 
John Frost 
John More 

Estate of ' Division 

Daniel Black, by 
Sarah Black, 
administratrix 

John Fovel Discharge 

[Fowill] 

Estate of Deed 

Samuel Johnson, 
by Elizabeth 
Johnson, 

administratrix 

Sarah Mitchell ! Deed 

Richard Pearse Deed 
ei ux. 



Town of 
Falmouth 

Town of 
Falmouth 

Elisha Ingersol 



John Oliver 



Grant 



! Grant 



Deed 



Deed 



Index of Grantees. 



135 



Folio. 



58 

166 
35 

224 

240 

270 
269 



235 
194 



Description. 



100 acres adjoining the land of Thomas Stanford and John 
Wallace, in Falmouth. 

Land on Merry meeting bay, in Pejepscot, [Brunswick.] 

8 acres on Spruce creek, in Kittery. 

House and land formerly Abraham MorrelPs, in Kittery. 



Of 46 acres on Little river, in York. 



45 



45 



Of mortgage recorded in same folio. 



20 acres on Little river, in York. 



2 acres, formerly her father, John Andrew's, in Kittery. 
1200 acres on Mnscongus river. 



1 acre on the water side. 



30 acres on Back cove. 



40 3 acre lot, adjoining grantee, in Falmouth. 

I 

40 | 60 acres bounded by Fore river, Nonesuch creek and land 
formerly John Cornne's, in Falmouth. 



136 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrument. 


1720, June 12 


Jones, Richard 

Juimy, Giles, see 
Jonathan Putnam 


1 

James Ross 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 25 


Junkins, Alexander 


John Wood- 
bridge et ux. 


Deed 


1717, Aug. 7 


Junkins, Daniel 


Micum Mackin- 
tire 


Deed 


172§, Mar. 8 


Kelly, Mary 


Charles Kelley 


Deed 


1722, May 5 


Kene, Nathaniel junior 


Nathaniel Kene 


Deed 


1722, Dec. 21 


Kennard, Michael 


Samuel Hill etux. 


Deed 


1728, July 8 


Kent, James 


Joseph Swett 


Discharge 


1722, May 4 


Kent, James 


John Whitney 


Deed 


1722, Dec. 26 


Kent, James 


John Whitney 


Discharge 


1725, Sept. 2 


King, George 


Richard King 


Mortgage 


1721, May 7 


King, John 


Thomas Baker 


Deed 


1718, Oct. 28 


King, John 


Walter Merry 

[Mery] 


Deed 


172$, Mar. 1 


Kingsbury, John 


Samuel Milbury 


Deed 


172J, Feb. 4 


KiNGsbury, John 


John Stickney 


Deed 


1724, Mar. 31 


Kingsbury, Mary 


John Woodman 


Deed 


1721, June 27 


Kinnard, Michael 


Samuel Hill etux. 


Deed 



Index or Grantees. 



137 



Folio. 



Description. 



40 J 1 acre bought of Thomas Cloyce, at head of Clay cove, in 
Falmouth. 



11 



35 



5 acres oq York river, adjoining Goose Cove, in York. 



8 acres on northwest side of grantee's land, in York. 



69 10 acres with dwelling-house, warehouse and wharf on 
Crooked lane, in Kittery. 



39 

62 

53 
21 



40 acres adjoining the land of Paul Williams, Samuel Spin- 
ney and Spruce creek, in Kittery. 

3 aeres between Shapleigh's creek and Nicholas MorrelPs 
land, in Kittery. 

Of mort£a<?e recorded in same folio. 

19 acres on northwest side of Roger's cove on York river, in 
York. 



51 j Of mortgage recorded in folio 50. 



249 His share in his lather, Richard King's estate, in Kittery. 



27 30 acres formerly his father, Thomas Baker's, in Scarborough. 



27 Merry's island, in Casco bay. 



68 7 acres with dwelling-house, barn and smith's forge on York 
river, at entrance of harbor, in York. 

56 ; 7 acres bounded by the land of Nathaniel Donnell junior, 
Joseph Moulton, York river and town commons, in York. 

155 Land on York river, formerly Thomas Trafton's, in York. 



61 ; 1 acre adjoining grantee's land, in Kittery. 
Book xi. 64 



138 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instruinen 


1724, Dec. 18 


Knight, Grindal 

Knight, Nathan, see 
Job Burnham 

Lane, John, see 
Josiah Wallis 


James Allen etux. 


Deed 


172|, Jan. 11 


Leavitt, Joseph 


John Racklift, 
et ux. 


Deed 


172£, Mar. 16 


Leighton, John and 
Tobias Leighton 


Jonathan Down- 
ing et ux., and 
Samuel Hill 
et ux. 


Deed 


1724, Jan. 4 


Leighton, John and 
Tobias Leighton 

Leighton, John, see 
Abraham Preble 


John Rogers 
et ux. 


Deed 


1723, Sept. 9 


Leighton, John junior 
and Tobias Leighton 

Leighton, John junior, 
see William Leighton 

Leighton, Tobias, see 
John Leighton 

Leighton, Tobias, see 
John Leighton junior 


Mary Hunking 
and Mary 
Hunking junior 


Deed 


1722, Jan. 21 


Leighton, William and 
John Furbush 


Black Will 
junior, alias 
William Negro, 
and Black Will 


Mortgage 


1723, Apr. 1 


Leighton, William and 
John Leighton junior 


Moses Hubbard 


Deed 



Index of Grantees. 139 



Folio. 



220 



259 



201 



179 



Description. 



6 acres bounded by the land of Joseph Hart, Samuel Allen 
and the highway, in Berwick. 



120 



106 



80 



42 acres bought of Capt. Peter Nowell, in York. 



20 acre town grant to John Nelson, in Kittery. 



One-third of 50 acres bounded by the lands of Daniel For- 
guson, Wm. Furbush, John Frost, Mrs. Leighton and 
Robert Harison, in Kittery. 



One-third of a 50 acre town grant to Elizabeth Leighton, in 
Kittery. 



50 acre town grant ; 30 acres bought of Alexander Ferguson, 
in Berwick. 



60 acres adjoining the land of Philip Hubbard and Abraham 
Lord, in Berwick. 



140 



Index of Grantees, 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrument 


1722, Apr. 2 


Lewis, Abraham 


Joshua Gee et ux. 


Deed 


1722, June 2 


Lewis, Job 


Stephen Minot 
et ux. 


Deed 


1724, Oct. 14 


Libby, Benjamin and 
Richard Lord 
Samuel Lord 
James Frost 


Samuel Plaisted 


Deed 


1725, Mar. 23 


Linscot, Joseph 


Nathaniel j Lease 
Ramsdal 


1719, Oct. 21 


Little, Ephraim and 
John Richards 


Joseph Pearce 


Deed 


1683, Sept. 19 


Littlefield, Edmund 


Daniel Lunt 
et ux. 


Deed 


172£, Mar. 6 


Littlefield, Francis 

Littlefield, Francis, 
see James Baston 


Malachi Edwards 
et ux. 


Deed 


1722, Sept. 11 


Littlefield, John 


Nathaniel j Deed 
Littlefield 


1723, May 15 


Littlefield, Jonathan 


Samuel Tredwell 


Deed 


1685, May 22 


Littlefield, Jonathan 


John Trott 


Deed 


1722, June 21 


Littlefild, Jonathan 
and Samuel Tredwell 


Each Other 


Survey 


1722, Sept. 15 


Littlefield, Peter 


Joseph Credefer 
et ux. 


Deed 


1724, May 12 


Littlefield, Peter 


James Littlefield Deed 
et ux. 


1720, Sept. 21 


Look, John 


Samuel Little- 
field et ux. 


Deed 



Index of Grantees. 



141 



Folio. 



21 

46 
182 

193 

16 
76 
80 



42 

206 
205 

207 

229 

229 

146 



Description. 



60 acres on Saco river and adjoining the lands of Richard 
Peard, Francis Backehouse, Wm. Phillips and grantee, 
in Biddeford. 

One-half his share in land and islands, near Muscongus. 



His share in saw-mill at Quamphegan, in Berwick. 



44 acres between Peter Nowell's and James and John Lin- 
scot's lands, in York. 

1000 acres between Pemaquid river and Muscongus river. 



125 acres on Cape Porpoise river, in Wells. 



One-half of grist-mill on Ogunquit river; also one-quarter 
of saw-mill on Ogunquit lower falls; also one-half the 
falls where Capt. John Littlefield had a double saw-mill ; 
also right of way across grantor's land, in Wells. 



Land formerly his father, Josiah Littlefield's, in Wells. 



Land adjoining grantee, in Wells. 

100 acres bounded by land of Charity Webb and Jonathan 
Littlefield, in Wells. 

Of line between their lands. 



Several tracts of land, part of the estate of Lieutenant Josiah 
Littlefield, in Wells. 

Land between Ogunquit river and Little river ; also farm on 
Ogunquit river, in Wells. 

6 acres on Mousam river, in Wells. 



142 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrument. 


1722, Nov. 2 


Lord, Abraham 


Moses Hubbard 


Deed 


1715, Nov. 21 


Lord, Richard 


Martha Lord and 
Benjamin Lord 


Deed 


1719, June 20 


Lord, Richard 


Benjamin Nason 


Deed 




Lord, Richard, see 
Benjamin Libby 


et ux. 






Lord, Samuel, see 
Benjamin Libby 






1722, July 10 


Macixtire, Micum 


Elihu Parsons 


Deed 


1722, June 14 


Mackie, William 


John Bish et ux. 


Deed 


172* Mar. 24 


Mackie, William 


Joseph Thresher 
and Jonathan 
Buffuni et ux. 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 3 


Mackintire, John 


Samuel Came 


Deed 


1669, May 8 


Madiver, Michael 


Walter Gendal 


Deed 


1701, Nov. 1 


Maine, Josiah 


Joseph Simpson 


Deed 


1703, July 1 


Main, Josiah 


Rowland Young 


Deed 


1722, May 20 


Maine, Josiah and 
Charles Trafton 

Maine, Josiah, see 
John Woodman 


Each other 


Abitration 
and award 


1725, Apr. 13 


March, Benjamin 


WilliamLeighton 


Deed 


1720, Feb. 24 


Marriner, John 


Town of 

Falmouth 


Grant 



Index of Grantees. 



143 



Folio. 



Description. 



83 



221 



222 



40 acres, adjoining Thomas Thompson's land, in Berwick. 



60 acres adjoining land of James Warren, John Plaisted, 
Mary Mill and Great Works river; also 3 acres adjoining 
James Warren, grantee and White's marsh, in Berwick. 

5 acres adjoining grantee, in Berwick. 



38 
36 

20 

15 

59 

20 
38 
22 



234 



19 



7 acres on York river, at head of grantee's house-lot, in York 
Three town grants, in Falmouth. 

100 acres n% Papooduck, Cape Elizabeth. 

!§y 2 acres on southwest branch of York river, in York. 
Land formerly Robert Jordan's, in Falmouth. 
2 acres on York river, in York. 



7 acres, part of a town grant to his father, Rowland Young, 
in York. 

To settle dividing line between their lands on York river, in 
York. 



Land formerly his father, John Leighton's, in Kittery. 



Land adjoining Benjamin York's. 



144 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrument. 


1685, Dec. 17 


Masters, Nathaniel 


Moses Littlefield 


Deed 


Acknowledged 
1723, Oct. 21 


Maxwell, James 


John Perry 


Deed 


1721, Dec. 25 


Maylem, Joseph 


Nathaniel 

Witcher et ux. 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 24 


Milbury, Richard 


Sayward John 


Deed 


172f , Feb. 5 


Milbury, Samuel 


John Kingsbury 
et ux. 


Deed 


1722, May 5 


Millet, Thomas 


Benjamin 

Ingersall et ux. 


Conditional 
Deed 


172$, Feb 22 


Millet, Thomas 


John Jeffards 
et ux. 


Deed 


1722, May 2 


Millet, Thomas 


Benjamin 
Larraby 


Deed 


1721, Sept. 25 


Minot, John 


Thomas Clark 


Mortgage 


17iJ, Feb. 20 


Minot, John 


Samuel 

Stockbridge 


Mortgage 


1723, Jan. 20 


Mitchell, William 


Sarah Mitchell 


Deed 


1724, Nov. 18 


Moar [Moore], Mary 


John Woodman 


Deed 


1722, Sept. 21 


Moodey, Joseph 


Samuel Moodey 


Deed 


1724, Oct. 16 


Moodey, Joshua junior 


Samuel Hill etux. 


Deed 



Index of Grantees. 145 



Description. 



6 acres adjoining Joseph Littlefield, Thomas Wells and 
YVebhannet river, in Wells. 



30 acres near Maiden cove, adjoining Simon Armstrong's lot, 
in Falmouth. 



Land formerly Anthony Bracket's, Nathaniel Mitten's and 
Michael Mitten's, in Casco bay. 

One-eiglith of Mill privilege; also ruins of double saw-mill on 
Cape Neddick river, in York. 



7 acres with dwelling-house, barn, and smith's shop, bounded 
by land of Nathaniel Donnell junior, Joseph Moulton, 
town commons and York river, in York. 

50 acres, one-half of 100 acres Joseph Ingersol bought of 
John Ingersol, in Falmouth. 

1 acre lot with frame in first division ; 3 acre lot in second 
division ; 30 acres in third division ; also his interest in 
the common and undivided land, in Falmouth. 

1 acre with house between Thomas Cumming's and Robert 
William's land ; also 3 acre lot and 30 acre lot near 
Bramhall's land, in Falmouth. 

Lot and house on Arrowsic Island, Georgetown. 

Land and house; also 90 acres and boat, in Georgetown. 



Land with house, barn, cattle and household goods, formerly 
her father, John Andrew's, excepting 2 acres granted 
Samuel Johnson, in Kittery. 

Land, house and ferry, at Crooked lane, in Kittery. 



80 acres adjoining Capt. No well's farm, in York. 

y 2 acre on Piscataqua river, near Bloody Point ferry, in 
Kittery. 



146 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrument. 


172$, Feb. 9 


Moodey, William 


Edward Preble 
and Joseph 
Swett et ux., 
John Say ward, 
Joseph Say- 
ward, Edward 
Battin et ux., 
Joseph Young 


Deed 




Moor, Ebenezer 


William 

Pepperrell 


Discharge 


1 723, Apr. 4 


Moore, John 


Nathaniel 
Don n ell 


Deed 


1723, Apr. 4 


Moore, John 


Nathaniel Don- 
nell junior 


Deed 


1740, July 26 


Moore, John et ux. 


John Woodman 


Discharge 


1723, Jan. 13 


Moore, John junior 


John Moore etux. 


Deed 


1687, Jan. 25 


Moorey, Nicholas 


Town of Cape 
Porpoise 


Deed 


1723, Apr. 2 


Morrell, John junior 


John Hearle 


Deed 


1721, Feb. 6 


Morrel, John junior 


John Hodsden 


Deed 


1722, Dec. 4 


Moultox, Abel 


Joseph Moulton 


Deed 


1722, May 16 


Moultox, Abel 

Moultox, Abel, see 
Lewis Bane 


John Say ward 


Deed 


172i, Jan. t 


Moultox, Jeremiah 


John Moulton, by 
Abraham 
Preble 


Deed 


1723, June 11 


Moultox, Jeremiah 
junior 


John Moulton 


Deed 



Index of Grantees. 



147 



Folio. 



Description. 



187 



370 acre town grant to their grandfather, Henry Sayward, 
in York. 



254 

104 

97 

176 
125 

203 

83 
64 
50 

28 



Of mortgage in same folio. 

Two-thirds of 10 acres on York river, in York. 

Two-eighths of 10 acres on York river, in York. 

Of bond recorded in same folio. 

Several tracts near mouth of Piscataqua river, in Kittery. 



100 acres adjoining the land of John Hernials on Kennebunk 
river; also liberty to cut timber on town commons. 

36 acres part of a town grant, by and in Kittery. 



26 acres, part of town grant to his father, Nicholas Hodsden, 
in Parish of Unity, \_Berwick.~] 

20 acres adjoining the land of William Bracy, in York. 



One-half of one-third of mill and privilege on Josiah's river, 
in Wells. 



48 



94 



20 acre town grant, in York. 



Two-fifths of land formerly his father, Joseph Moulton's, in 
York. 



148 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


| 

Instrument. 




Murch, John, see 
Walter March 






1723, Dec. 23 


Murch, Walter and 
John Phillips 
William Murch 
John Murch 

Murch, William, see 
Walter Murch 


William 
Pepperrell. 


Deed 


1722, Aug. 31 


Murphy, John 


John Cole 


Deed 


1725, June 28 


Murphy, John 


James March 


Deed 


1722, May 21 


Mussey, James 


John Barton 


Deed 


1723, June 21 


Mussey, James 


Bezaleel Getchell 


Deed 


1723, Mar. 2 


Mussey, James 


Thomas Perkins 


Deed 


172£, Feb. 9 


Neal, Andrew and 
Miles Thompson 
Daniel Furbush 

Newbury, William, see 
Job Burnham 


Each other 


Division 


1723, June 22 


Nowell, Peter 


Edward Bale 
et ux. 


Mortgage 


1724, Dec. 21 


Nowell, Peter 


Edward Beale 
et ux. 


Mortgage 


1722, Oct. 31 


Nowell, Peter 


Daniel Farnani 
[Farnum],et ux. 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 10 


Nowell, Peter 


Caleb Preble 
et ux. 


Deed 


1723, May 15 


Nowell, Peter 


Caleb Preble 


Deed 



Index of Grantees. 



149 



Folio. 



251 



72 
249 

141 

123 

241 

72 



102 

257 

47 

9 

91 



Description. 



Land bought of Henry Lyon and Edward Bale, near the 
lower ferry, in York. 



50 acres on the sea-shore, in Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 

4 acres adjoining Mr. Dealing's marsh, in Arundel, Cape 
Porpoise. 

50 acres with mill privilege, adjoining grantee's land, in 
Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 

50 acre town grant by and in Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 



50 acre town grant by and in Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 
Of land formerly William Furbush's. 



41£ acres with dwelling-house and barn, bounded by York 
river, and by lands of Joseph Sweat, Stephen Greenleaf 
and Win. Pepperrell, in York. 

41£ acres with dwelling-house and barn on York river, ad- 
joining the lands of Joseph Sweat, Stephen Greenleaf and 
Wm. Pepperrell, in York. 

20 acres on highway from Bass Cove brook to upper part of 
town, in York. 

Land northwest of Agamenticus hill, in York. 



2 acres on northeast branch of York river, 100 rods below 
York bridge, in York. 



150 



Index of Grantees. 



Grantee. 



172 J, Mar. 12 ! Peter Nowell 



1725, Nov. 22 Nowell, Peter 



1722, July 16 



1724, Mar. 9 



1722, Apr. 4 



1721, Feb. 10 



Nowell, Peter and 
estate of 

Hopewell Weare, by 
Lydia Weare, 

administratrix 

Oliver, Daniel juuior 



Parker, Benjamin 



Parker, Benjamin 



Grantor. Instrument. 



Ramsdal 
Nathaniel 

Joseph Weare 
et ux. 

Each other 



Deed 

Mortgage 

Division 



John Frost et ux. 



Deed 



1721, July 18 Parker, James, 



172|, Mar. 6 
1662, May 7 

1664, Nov. 1 
1722, July 10 

1720, June 11 

1722, Aug. 11 
1722, Jan. 1 



Parker, James 



Parker, John, heirs of 

Parker, John junior, see 
Benjamin Webber 

Parker, Thomas 

Parsons, Elihu 

Parsons, Elihu, see 
Nathaniel Donnell 

Payne, Thomas 



Payne, Thomas 
Pell, Edward 



George Fennick j Deed 
et ux. 

Jonathan Deed 

Hutchins et ux. 

Town of North ! Deed 
Yarmouth 



Francis Wyman | Deed 



Robert Whood, Confirraa- 
Indian sagamore tion of deed 



Mary Parker Deed 

Micum Deed 

Mackintire 



Nathan Raynes I Deed 
et ux. 

Nathan Raynes Deed 

Estate of William I 
Royall, by 
Jacob Royall 
administrator 



Index of Grantees. 



151 



Folio. 



Description. 



271 



39 



268 
18 
17 
225 
176 
139 

144 
37 

70 



50 acres northwest of Agamenticus hill, in York. 



67 acres bought of Diamond Sargent, in York. 



Of land on both sides of highway from meeting-house to upper 
end of town, in York. 



One-quarter of land bought of John and Mary Wit [Wittin], 
on Sheepscot river. 

10 acres bought of Samuel Skillen, in Kittery. 



Land on highway from meeting-house to head of Spruce 
creek, in Kittery. 

60 acres on Main's point, North Yarmouth. 



Land bought of Job Lane, reserving marsh at the mouth of 
Cousin's river, in Casco bay. 

Land at Sagadahoc. 



Land on Rasthegon island, at mouth of Sagadahoc river. 
17 ^ acres on southwest branch of York river, in York. 

Land at Brave-boat harbor, in York. 



73 2 acres at Brave-boat harbor, in York. 

250 acres between Wescustogo river and Chusquissacke river, 
in North Yarmouth. 



152 



Index of Grantee* 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrument 


1724, May 4 


Penhallow, Samuel 


Job Averell 
[Avar-all] 


Mortgage 


1722, Nov. 1 


Penhallow, Samuel 


Charles Pine 


Mortgage 


1719, Jan. 18 


Penny, Thomas 

Pepperrell, Margery, 
see John Frost 

Pepperrell, Sarah, see 
John Frost 


Samuel Trechvell 
et ux. 


Deed 


1721, Feb. 6 


Pepperrell, William 


Joseph Curtis 


Mortgage 


1725, Sept. 30 


Pepperrell, William 


Ebenezer Moore 


Mortgage 


1723, Dec. 4 


Pepperrell, William 


Walter Murch 
aud William 
Murch 
John Murch 
John Phillips 


Mortgage 


1724, Nov. 4 


Pepperrell, William 


Joseph Sayward 
et ux. 


Mortgage 


172§, Mar. 15 


Pepperrell, William 


John Stagpole 


Levy on 
execution 


1729, Apr. 23 


Pepperrell, William 


York Commis- 
sioners, 
Samuel Came 
William 

Leigh ton 
Joseph Moulton 


Discharge 


1721, Mar. 21 


Pepperrell, William 
junior 


Jacob Clark et ux. 


Deed 


1722, Sept. 11 


Pepperrell, William 


William Godsoe 


Deed 




junior 


et ux. 





Index of Grantees. 



ioo 



Folio. 



156 



156 



207 



30 

254 

253 



180 

84 

213 



45 



43 



Description. 



126 acres between Eliakim. Wardell f Ward well] and John 
Spencer, in York ; also sloop with c tbles, anchors, sails 
and other appurtenances. 

100 acres and one-third of saw-mill above Dunstan ; also 20 
acres bought of Philip Duly, in Scarborough. 



200 acres at Merryland ; also 10 acre town grant, in Wells. 



37 acres, part of two town grants to Henry Broken ; also saw 
mill standing near said land, in Kittery. 

14 acres with saw-mill bought of Henry Barter, in Kittery. 

Land near the lower ferry, bought of grantees, in York. 



3 acres with house, barn, wharves, and warehouses, bought 
of Noah Peck, in York. 

28 acres on the east side of grantor's house-lot, in Biddeford. 



Of mortgage recorded in same folio. 



360 acres, part of a tract sold by Francis Champernown to 
Walter Barefoot, in Kitten/. 



19 acres, part of a town grant, in Kittery. 



Book xi. 05 



154 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


I nstrument. 


1722, Oct. 16 


Pepperrell, William 


Robert Gray 


Mortgage 




junior 


et ux. 




1725, Aug. 5 


Pepperrell, William 
junior 


Estate of Thomas 
Landall, by 
Margaret 
Landall, 
administratrix 


Deed 


1724, Apr. 24 


Perkins, Abner 


Joseph Sweat 
et ux. 


Deed 


1684, July 4 


Perkins, George 


John Yelan et ux. 


Deed 


172i, Jan. 26 


Perkins, Jacob 


Abraham Preble 


Deed 


1698, June 13 


Perkins, John 


Jeremiah 
Moulton 


Deed 


1725, Oct. 29 Perkins, Thomas 


Moses Banks 


Deed 


1721, May 16 Perkins, Thomas 


Joseph Field 


Deed 






et ux., and 
Peter Grant 








et ux. 




1702, Apr. IB 


Perkins, Thomas 


James Tyler 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 13 


Perkins, Thomas 


James Tyler 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 9 


Perkins, Thomas and 
Stephen Harding 

Perkins, Thomas, see 
John Watson 


Each other 


Arbitration 
and award 


1718, June 21 


Perkins, William 

Phillips, John, see 
Walter Murch 


Richard T«pe 


Deed 


1726, July 1 


Pierce, William 


Joseph Swett 


Discharge 


1720, May 17 


Pilsbery, Joseph 


John Heard 


Deed 


1723, July 10 


Pilsbery, Joseph 


John Leigh ton 


Deed 



Index of Grantees, 



155 



Description. 



19| acres bought of Benjamin Webber, in York. 



30 acres formerly William Landell's land, in Kittery. 



7 acres on York river, in York. 

House and land on Hog island, Isles of Shoals. 

11 acres, town grants to Samuel Bray and grantor, in York. 

One-quarter of an acre on Mill creek, in York. 

200 acres granted John Turbet, in Arundel, Cape Porp>oise. 

Their share in estate of John Barret, in Arundel, Cape 
Poipoise. 



33*/$ acres between land formerly Thomas Mussey's and Ben- 
jamin Major's, in Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 

Two-thirds of 50 acres between land formerly Thomas Mus- 
sey's and Benj. Major's, in Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 

Relating to division of 200 acres on Kennebunk river. 



House and land on Hog island, Isles of Shoals. 

Of mortgage recorded in same folio. 

10 acres part of a town grant to James Heard, in Kittery. 

% acre adjoining Capt. Shapleigh and grantor, in Kittery. 



156 



Index of Geantees. 



Date. 



1723, May 13 j Pilsbery, Joseph 



1721 Feb. 5 



Fixe, Charles 



Pitts, James, see 
George Whitehorne 



172£, Feb. 19 Plaisted, Elisha 



1722, June 11 \ Plaisted, Elisha 



1722, June 11 Plaisted, Elisha 



1722, June 11 Plaisted, Elisha 



Grantor. Instrument 



Nicholas Shap- J Deed 
leigh 

Philip Duly Deed 

Samuel Hodsdon Deed 

Town of Wells Survey 

Town of Wells j Survey 

Town of Wells | Survey 



1722, Dec. 19 ; Plaisted, Ichabod, 
estate of 



1699, Jan. 11 Plaisted, John 



172-f, Jan. 7 Plaisted, Mary 



Plaisted, Roger, see 
James Frost 



1724, Oct. 30 Plaisted, Samuel 
1718, Oct. 11 Plaisted, Samuel 



Plaisted, Samuel, see 
Abraham Preble 



1724, Nov. 16 ; Pope, Joseph and 
Samuel Flint 

17 ffc Mar. 24 Pope, Richard 



Robert Aach- | Release 
muty and Rich- 
ard Hilton, Jona- 
than Wadleigh 

EliakimHutchin- Deed 
son 

Samuel Came Deed 



Mary Brown Deed 

Elisha Cooke 
et ux. 



Gyles Juimy Deed 



Joseph Curtis ! Deed 
[Curtice] et ux. j 



Index of Grantees. 



157 



Folio. 



148 
155 



267 
76 
69 
69 
53 

203 
54 

182 



Description. 



199 



1 acre adjoining Kittery highway and Capt. Leigh ton's 
land, in Kittery. 

100 acres and one-third of saw-mill above Dunstan ; also 20 
acre town grant, in Scarborough. 



20 acres adjoining the lands of Richard Lord, John Nason 
and Benjamin Nason, in Berwick. 

Of land on the dividing line between Wells and Berwick, in 
Berwick. 

Of 10 acres, part of a grant to John Buss, in Wells. 



Of 50 acres, part of a grant to John Buss, in Wells. 



Of land taken on execution. 



200 acres of upland and one-quarter of marsh at Tocnocke, 
in Wells. 

10 acres on York river, in York. 



Her share in saw-mill, at Quamphegan, in Berwick. 

53 acres near Quamphegan; 28 acres on highway to Salmon 
Falls; all his right in saw-mill at Quamphegan, in Bericick. 



100 acres on Muscongus island ; 500 acres on the mainland, 
Muscongus region. 



1 13 acres, adjoining town common, near Pudding hole, Ed- 
ward Hammond's and grantor's land, in Kittery. 



158 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 



(J ran tee. 



Grantor. 



172 J, Feb. 11 



Pope, Richard 



172f, Feb. 11 Pope, Richard 



1720, Dec. 12 \ Porter, Nathaniel and 
Amos Dorm an 



1721, Dec. 4 | Preble, Abraham 

1718, Apr. 23 ■ Preble, Abraham and 
Samuel Plaisted 
Lewis Bane 
John Leighton 
Samuel Came, 
York commissioners 



1718, Apr. 23 ; Preble, Abraham and 
Samuel Plaisted 
Lewis Bane 
John Leighton 
Samuel Came 
and their successors, 
York commissioners 

1722, May 8 | Preble, Abraham and 
John Leighton 
Samuel Came 
or successors, 
York commissioners 

1720, Apr. 23 Preble, Abraham and 
John Leighton 
Samuel Came 
or successors, 
York commissioners 

1721, Apr. 23 | Preble, Abraham 
John Leighton 
Samuel Came 
and their successors, 
York commissioners 

1723, May 15 'Preble, Caleb 



Joseph Curtis 
[Curtice] et ux. 



William Rogers 
et ux. 

Samuel Clark 



Joseph Young 

Job Averell 

[A vara 11] 



Joseph Weare 
[Ware] 



Benjamin Goold 



Joseph Hoult 



Nathaniel Whit- 
ney [Witney] 



Peter Nowell 



Instrument. 

Deed 

Deed 

Mortgage 

Deed 

Mortgage 



Mortgage 



Mortgage 



M ortgage 



Mortgage 



Deed 



Index of Grantees. 



lot) 



Folio. 


Description. 


74 


5 acres adjoining Benjamin Hammond's land ; also 147 poles 
adjoining bridge on the way from Spruce creek to Stur- 




geon creek, in Kittery. 


75 


12 acres bought of Joseph Curtis, in Kittery. 


168 


12 acres with buildings, bounded by th \ land of John Har- 
mon, Nathaniel Donnell, Johnson H irraon and Meeting- 
house creek, in York. 


49 


30 acre town grant by and in York. 


213 


50 acres with house and barn, adjoining the land of Joseph 
Bragdon, Eliakim Ward well and the sea, in York. 


133 


22 acres with house and barn on highway from York to 
Cape Neddick, in York. 


134 


14 acres with dwelling-house, between Mist-cove highway 
and Nicholas Gowen's land, in Kittery. 


136 


8 acres with buildings on southwest branch of York river, 
in York. 


7 


20 acres with house and barn, on York river, in York. 


92 


3j^ acres between the land of Lvdia Ware and grantee, in 

York. 



KJO 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


i Instrument. 


1719, June 6 


Preble, Caleb and 
Arthur Bragdon 


John Sayward 


Deed 


1721, May 23 


Preble, John 


Benjamin Preble 


Deed 


172$, Jan. 14 


Preble, John 

Preble, John, see 
Lewis Bane 


John Sayward 


Deed 


1723, June 8 


Preble, Joseph 


Benjamin Stone 


Deed 


1723, Dec. 5 


Preble, Samuel 


Caleb Preble 
et ax. 


Deed , 


1724, Apr. 9 


Preble, Samuel 


James Tyler 
et ux. 


Deed 


172f Mar. 10 


Prince, Joseph 


Daniel Oliver 
junior 


Deed 




Pumary, William 


Geoffrey [Jeoff- 
orie] Currier 


Deed 




Putnam, John, see 








Jonathan Putnam 






1720, May 27 


Putnam, Jonathan and 


William Hilton 


Deed 




John Putnam 


et ux., and 






James Bound 


Samuel Stilson 






John Herrick 


et ux. 






John Cumpton 








Giles Juimy 






1722, Dec. 28 


Putnam, Jonathan and 
John Putnam 
John Herricke 
James Bound 
Gyles Juimy 
John Cotnpton 


Each other 


Agreement 


172$, Jan. 20 


Racklift, John 


Jeremiah Moul- 
ton et ux. 


Deed 


1722, Dec. 1 


Ramsdell, Nathaniel 


Estate of John 
Hoy, by David 
Robertson, 
administrator 


Deed 



Index of Grantees. 



16 



Description 



20 



20 acres, known as Bell marsh, in York. 



119 50 acres at Scituate ; also one-eighth part in saw-mill, in York. 



185 



1 acre on New Mill creek, in York. 



95 10 acres bought of John Booker, in York. 

! 

214 i 6 acres adjoining Daniel Simpson's land, in York. 



136 50 acres on Spurwink river, in Scarborough. 



269 I One-half of land bought of John Frost on Sheepscot river. 



151 



House and land on Hog island, Isles of Shoals. 



197 Muscongus island : also 4000 acres on Muscongus river. 



198 As to division of land, at Museongus. 



260 60 acres adjoining Matthew Austin, Wells and the road from 
Donnell's to Weare's mill, in York. 

55 15 acres adjoining the land of John Linscot, James Smith 
and grantee, in York. 



1G2 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrument. 


17 IS, July 25 


Randall, Richard 


William Child 
et ax. 


Deed 


1723, Mar. 25 


Raynes, Francis 


Nathaniel Raynes 
and Nathan 
Raynes et ux. 
Nathaniel 
Raynes junior 


Deed 


1724, Dec. 19 


Raynes, Francis 


John Woodman 


Release 


172- Mar. 26 


Raynes, Francis 


William Sellors 


Deed 


1723, Mar. 25 


Raynes, Nathan 


Nathaniel Raynes 
and Francis 
Raynes et ux. 


Deed 


1717, Dec. 4 


Raynes, Nathaniel 


Francis Raynes 


Deed 


1723, Mar. 25 


Raynes, Nathaniel junior 


Nathaniel Raynes 
and Francis 
Raynes et ux. 


Deed 


1724, Oct. 7 


Re mick, Jacob 


John Gelding 


Discharge 


172i Feb. 22 


Remick, Jacob junior 

Richards, John, see 
Ephraim Little 


Samuel Ham 


Deed 


17 |f, Feb. 3 


Rodgers, Thomas 


Pearce Shortwell 


Deed 


1725, Apr. 2 


Rogers, Richard and 
Thomas Rogers 

Rogers, Thomas, see 
Richard Rogers 


William Godsoe 
et ux. 


Deed 


1721, Aug. 9 


Salter, Samson 


William Scales 


Mortgage 


1717, Dec. 12 


Salter, Samson 


William Thomas 
et ux. 


Deed 



Index of Grantees. 



16; 



Description. 



107 



79 



175 



85 



78 
77 

25 
24 



138 

220 



215 
215 



30 acres bought of Phineas Hull, in Berwick. 



One-half of farm, between York river and Brave-boat harbor 
bought of Mrs. Alice Shapleigh, in York. 



General release. 

\\ acres bought of grantee, in York. 

Land bought of Mrs. Alice Shapleigh, in York. 

11114 acres at Brave-boat harbor, in York. 
Land bought of Mrs. Alice Shapleigh, in York. 

Of mortgage recorded in same folio. 

20 acres between Richard Gowel and Daniel Paul, in Kit- 
tery; also his share in the common and undivided lands, 
in Berwick and Kittery, 

Two lots of land, in Georgetown. 

11 acres on road from Woodman's ferry to Trafton's ferry, 
in Kittery. 



249 acres on the bay, adjoining James Buxton's land, in 
North Yarmouth. 

309 acres bought of John Croade, in Casco bay. 



HU 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 


CJ ran tee. 


G ran tor. 


Instrument. 


1722, Apr. 4 


Salter, Thomas 


Samuel Donnell 
[Doniel] 


Deed 


1721, Oct. 14 


Sargent, Mary 


John Fovan 


Deed 


I7|f, Jan. 19 


Sargent, Mary 


Samuel Ingersol 
et ux. 


Deed 


1721, Oct. 16 


Sargent, Mary 


Samuel Ingersol 


Deed 


1724, Sept. 28 


Sayer, David 


Benjamen Welch 
et ux. 


Deed 


172|, Feb. 16 


Sayer, Francis 


Susanna Folsham 


Deed 


1717, Oct. 7 


Sayer, Francis 


Samuel Little- 
field et ux. 


Deed 


1718, Apr. 25 


Sayer, William 


Thomas Card 


Mortgage 


1699, Dec. 2 


Sayer, William 


Nicholas Cole 


Deed 


1698, Oct. 13 


Sayer, William 


James Denmark 
et ux. 


Deed 


1?2|, Feb. 26 


Sayward, John 


Estate of Lewis 
Bane, by Mary 
Bane and Jona- 
than Bane, 

executors 


Deed 


172$, Jan. 14 


Sayward, John 


Benjamin Preble 


Deed 


172§, Mar. 21 


Sayward, Joseph 


Joseph Favour 


Mortgage 


1724, Apr. 1 


Sayward, Joseph and 
Samuel Clark 


Deborah Webber 


Mortgage 


1723, Apr. 2 


Scales, William 


Samson Salter 


Receipt 


1723, Nov. 30 


Scamox, Humphrey 


Ebenezer Moore 
and Joseph 
Crockett 


Deed 



Index of Grantees. 



Ki; 



.Folio. 



Description. 



Tract of land adjoining Smith, Francis and Moor; also a 
tract adjoining Pepperrell, Vincon and Mill creek, in York. 

50 acre town grant adjoining the lands of Joseph Day and 
Peter Rich ; also a town grant of 10 acres, in Wells. 

200 acres on Casco river ; also two small lots on old Casco 
side, in Falmouth. 

Two parcels of land, north of grantee's farm ; also 10 acres, 
one-half mile above Barberry creek, in Falmouth. 

70 acres, bounded by the lands of Joseph Abbott, Josiah 
Gutteridge and Samuel Saver v, in Berwick. 

One-quarter part of land conveyed by John Wadleigh to his 
daughter, Mary Mills, in Wells. 

100 acres bounded by the sea, Great hill, Mousam river and 
Clay hill ; also one-half of three thatch islands near the 
mouth of the river, in Wells. 

25 acres with house and barn on York river, in York. 

Land bought of Thomas Wells, in Wells. 

175 acres adjoining land of Joseph Storer and Nicholas Cole, 
in Wells. 

15 acres between New Mill creek and York river, in York. 



9 acres between grantor's and grantee's land, in York. 
28 acres on Cape Neddick river, in York. 
18% acres on Cape Neddick river, in York. 

For part payment of mortgage recorded in folio 215. 

36 acres on Piscataqua river, bought of Nathaniel Thomas, 
in Kittery. 



166 



i >!))•; a of Grantees. 



1725, Nov. 12 
1722, May 1 



1723, Jan. 31 
1723, Jan. 31 

1723, Mar. 26 

1724, April 3 

1725, July 25 
172J, Feb. 22 
1714, Mar. 21 



1720, June 7 

1725, Sept. 20 

1730, Nov. 14 
1718, Apr. 17 



Scamon, Humphrey 
junior 

Scamon, Humphrey 
junior 

Seavey, Ebenezer, see 
Job Burn ham 

Seavey, Thomas, see 
Job Burn 1) am 



Selby, Thomas 



Selby, Thomas 

Sellors, William 
Sewall, Samuel 

Sewall, Samuel 

Sewall, Samuel 



Sewall, Samuel and 
Joseph Hon It 
Benjamin Hilton 
Han nab Cole 

Sewall, Samuel, see 
Joseph Hoult 

Shapleigh, Nicholas 



Withers Berry Deed 



John Brown ; Deed 



John Butler 
et ux. 

John Butler 
et ux. 

Francis Raynes 

William Bale 
et ux. 

Joseph Ho n It 



Joshua Lassell 



Each other 



Deed 

Deed 

Deed 
Deed 

Deed 

Deed 

Division 



Samuel Hill 



Shapleigh, Nicholas and Each other 
Withers Berry 



Shepard, John 



John Dennet 



Deed 



Arbitratioi 
and awar* 

Discharge 



Sigotjrney, Andrew Richard Pearse j Deed 

et ux. 



Index of Grantees. 



L67 



Description 



- ; 4 acres, part of 10 acres bought of Samuel Hutchins, in 
Kittery. 

169 40 acres on south side of Saco river, in Biddeford. 



162 

163 

85 
167 

236 

167 



Southern half of farm on Kennebec river. 

Northern half of farm on Kennebec river. 

1^ acres on York river, in York. 

One -seventh part of a tract on York river, in York. 



Quitclaim to southeast part of land bought of the heirs of 
Timothy Yeals, in York. 

7 acres, part of a town grant to Caleb Boynton, in York. 



181 Of land on southwest side of York river, in York. 

■ 



45 
241 



One-half of saw-mill; 1 acre formerly his father, Samuel 
Hill's, in Kittery. 

Relating to land and sa\V-mill on Spruce creek in Kittery. 



122 Of mortgage recorded in sama folio. 
195 1200 acres on Muscongus river. 



168 



Index or Grantees 



Date. 



172f, Jan. 17 



172$, Jan. 5 



1721, May 26 



1722, Dec. 6 



172£, Mar. 7 



1721, Oct. 19 



1721, Oct. 19 



1720, Oct. 26 



Sigoueney, Andrew, see 
Gearge Whitehorne 

Simpson, Henry 



Simpson, Richard 



Skillen, Samuel 



Smith, James junior 



Smith, John 



Smith, John 



1720, Oct. 26 



Smith, John 



Smith, John 



Smith, John 



nstrumeiit . 



Daniel Simpson 



Michael Worm- 
still and Thomas 
Trefry et ux. 
John Hill et ux. 



George Fennick 
et ux. and John 
Fennick et ux. 



Joseph Smith 



Deed 



Deed 



Deed 



Deed 



Anthony Bennet Deed 
et ux. 

Esiate of Walter : Deed 
Gendal,byTheo-j 
dosius Moor, 

administrator 

! 

Estate of Walter! Deed 
Gendall [Gen- 
dal], by Theo- j 
dosius Moore, 
administrator 

Estate of John Deed 
Higginson, by 
Nathaniel Hig- | 
gin son and John 
Higginson, 

executors 

Estate of John j Deed 
Higginson, by 
Nathaniel Hig- ! 
ginson and John | 
Higginson, 



executors 



,1 



Index of Grantees. 



169 



Description. 



258 



256 



33 



51 



60 



89 



143 



90 



145 



1 acre, part of his homestead, in York. 



Land formerly their grandfather, Arthur WormstilFs, at 
Winter harbor, Biddeford. 



Land on Spruce creek, in Kittery. 



20 acres at Huckleberry j)lains, in York. 



Land bought of Sarah Jamison, in Falmouth. 



Several tracts bought of George Felt ; also 200 acres ad- 
joining Falmouth bounds, in North Yarmouth. 



100 acres west of George Felt's house; also 200 acres ad- 
joining Falmouth bounds, in North Yarmouth. 



100 acres bought ot Nicholas Bartlet, in Falmouth. 



100 acres adjoining the lands of George Cleve, Michael Mit- 
ten and Back cove, in Falmouth. 



Book xi. 66 



170 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrument. 


1723, Oct. 23 


Smith, John 


Estate of Josiah 
Mao joy, by 

Martha I J earks, 
administratrix, 
and Stephen 
Pearks 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 17 


Smith, John 


Benjamin Pur- 
ington, et ux. 


Deed 


1724, Nov. 26 


Spencer, Moses 


James Emery 


Discharge 


1724, Nov. 28 


Spencer, Moses 


Job Emery 


Discharge 


1723, Mar. 26 


Spinney, James 


Samuel Spinney 
et ux. 


Deed 


1723, Mar. 30 


Spinney, James junior 


Samuel Spinney 


Mortgage 


172§, Mar. 5 


Spinney, Jeremiah 


John Spinney 
et ux. 


Deed 


172£, Mar. 5 


Spinney, John 


Jeremiah 
Spinney 


Deed 


1 726, Aug. 9 


Spinney, Samuel 


James Spinney 


Discharge 


1722, Dec. 10 


Spinney, Samuel 


John Spinney 
et ux. 


Deed 


1734, Nov. 15 


Stackpole [Stagpole], 
John 


William Pepper- 
rell 


Release 


1722, May 23 


Stagpole, John 


Samuel Cole 


Surv« y 


1721, Mar. 28 


Stagpole, John 


Benjamin Haley 


Receipt 


1723, Nov. 23 


Stanley, William, 


Charles Frost 


Deed 


172$, Mar. 11 


Starrat, James junior 


John Wood- 
bridge et ux. 


Deed 


1725, Oct. 6 


Starrat, James junior 


John Wood- 
bridge et ux. 


Deed 



Index of Grantees. 



171 



Description. 



One-sixth of a tract formerly Nathaniel Mitten's with 3 acres 
of marsh; also one-sixth of a tract formerly George 
Cleave's and Robert Jordan's; also one-ninth of Peaks 
island, in Casco bay. 



One-eighth of a tract at Papooding point, formerly William 
Jamison's, in Falmouth. 

Of mortgage recorded in folio 150. 

Of mortgage recorded in folio 149. 

16^ acres adjoining land of Jeremiah Spinney, John Den- 
net, K'ichard Rogers and grantor; also use of road from 
Nathaniel Keen's land to country road, in KUtery. 

8 acres adjoining lands of John Dennett, John Spinney, 
grantee and grantor, in KUtery. 

15 acres, formerly his father, Samuel Spinney's, in KUtery. 

32 acres, formerly Samuel Spinney's, in KUtery. 

Of mortgage recorded in folio 111. 

10 acres, near Spinney's cove, in KUtery. 

Of land taken on execution. 

45 acre town grant, by and in Biddeford. 

For part payment of bond. 

His share in a town grant between Black Will's land and 
Ash swamp, in KUtery. 

30 acres, near York river ; also 10 acres formerly George Nor- 
ton's, in York. 

12 acres adjoining John Parker, Daniel Dill and grantee, in 
York. 



172 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrument. 


171$, Feb. 24 


Stewart, Samuel 


Abraham Mast- 
ers et ux. 


Deed 


172§, Feb. 1 


Stickney, John 


John Kingsbury 
et ux. 


Deed 


1703, May 10 


Stimson, Jonathan 


Town of Kittery 


Grant 


1721, Mar. 24 


Stockbridge, Samuel 


John Minot 


Receipt 


1724, May 20 


Stokes, Benjamin 


Edward Gilling 
et ux. 


Deed 


172|, Mar. 10 


Stokes, Benjamin 


Ann Hodsdon 
[Hogsdon] 


Deed 


1725, Dec. 29 


Stone, Benjamin 


Caleb Preble 
et ux. 


Deed 


1719, Nov. 18 


Storer, John 


Town of Cape 
Porpoise 
[Arundel] 


Conditional 
Deed 


1719, Dec. 7 


Storer, John 


Town of Cape 
Porpoise 
[Arundel] 


Survey 


1725, Mar. 12 


Storer, John 


Samuel Hill 


Deed 


172£, Feb. 15 


Storer, John 

Storer, John, see 
Joseph Hill 


Lydia Storer and 
David Storer 
Samuel Sewall 
et ux. Nicholas 
Sewall et ux. 
Caleb Preble 
et ux. 


Deed 


1720, July 28 


Storer, Joseph and 
Samuel Hill 
John Batson 


Town of Cape 
Porpoise 
[Arundel] 


Survey 



Index of Grantees. 



173 



Folio. 


Description. 


124 


150 acres adjoining Samuel Wheelwright and John Fleices; 
also 7 acres on west branch of Ogunquit river; also 8 acres 
in Ognnquit meadows, in Wells. 


55 


7 acres bounded by land of Nathaniel Donnell junior, Joseph 
Moulton, town commons and York river, in York. 


137 


50 acres. 


209 


For £17: 9 in part for mortgage recorded in same folio. 


262 


Land on Kennebec river. 


262 


Land on Kennebec river. 


252 


13 acres adjoining the lands of Samuel Johnson, Stephen 
Preble and Moses Banks, in York. 


204 


50 acres. 


204 


50 acres on west side of river, where saw-mill of Mr. Brown 
and grantee stands. 


204, 


Land on Kennebunk river ; also privileges on Long creek, in 
Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 


41 


100 acres between Samuel Treadwell's and James Baston's ; 
also an island of salt marsh called Knight's island ; also a 
point of land adjoining marsh and the sea, all in Wells. 


205 


60 acres on Kennebunk river. 



174 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 



1720, July 29 



1722, Aug. 20 
172J, Mar. 6 



1723, Jan. 24 



1722, Dec. 26 



1720, Jan. 18 



172f, Jan. 7 



1724, Jan. 15 

1722, Dec. 27 

1723, Dec. 2 

1673, Jan. 22 
16f|, Mar. 14 

1723, May 21 



Grantee. 



Storer, Joseph and 
Samuel Hill 
John Batson 

Stover, Dependence, see 
John Stover 

Stover, George, see 
John Stover 

Stover, John and 
Dependence Stover 
George Stover 

Stuart, Samuel 



Stuart, Samuel, see 
James Baston 

Sweat, Joseph 



Sweat, Joseph 

Sweat, Joseph 

Sweat, Joseph 

Swett, Joseph 

Swett, Joseph 

Swett, Joseph 

Symonds, Harlackinden 
Symonds, Harlackinden 

Tanner, Phebe 



Town of Cape 
Porpoise 
[Arundel] 



Each other Agreement 



instrument. 



Survey 



Daniel Baston 
et ux. 



Stephen 
Greenleaf 

James Kent 



William Pearce 



Francis Raynes 
et ux. 

Thomas Payn 



William [Pierce], 
Pearce 

William Pearce 
et ux. 

George Pearsons 

Robert Wadleigh 

James Tyler 



Deed 

Mortgage 

Mortgage 

Deed 

Deed 

Deed 

Mortgage 

Deed 

Release 
Deed 

Deed 



Index of Grantees. 



175 



Folio. 



Description. 



205 100 acres on Kennebunk river. 



41 



130 



138 

53 

140 

125 

190 

54 

114 

203 
203 

95 



Relating to their sister's share in the estate of Sylvester 
Stover. 



165 acres with house, formerly Thomas Baston's, in Wells. 



25 acres on York river, in York. 



19 acres on York river and northwest side of Roger's cove, 
in York. 



7 acres on York river, in York. 



6 acres on Brave-boat harbor, in York. 



1% acres on Brave-boat harbor, in York. 



7 acres with dwelling-house, on York river, in York. 



7 acres on York river, near entrance of harbor, in York. 



Of deed of land, at Totnocke, in Wells. 

200 acres of upland and one-quarter of marsh at Totnocke, 
in Wells. 

Land bought of Nicholas Moorey, in Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 



176 



Index of Grantees. 



Grantee. 



Grantor. 



Instrument. 



1721, Apr. 11 



1724, Mar. 30 



1721, Mar. 14 

1723, Dec. 10 
1687, July 16 

1724, Aug. 27 

1722, Aug. 20 



1716, July 5 



Tarbox, Nathaniel 



Tarbox, Nathaniel 



Thompson, Miles, see 
Andrew Neal 



Thurla, Richard 

Tompson, John 

Tope, Richard 

Townsend, Abraham 
Townsend, Penn 



1722, Apr. 13 

1722, Apr. 20 

1723, Oct. 23 
1723, May 21 



Trafton, Charles 

Trafton, Charles, see 
Josiah Maine 

Trafton, Charles, see 
John Woodman 

Trafton, Zaccheus 

Trafton, Zaccheus 

Trafton, Zaccheus 
Trafton, Zaccheus 



Edward Sargent 



Solomon Smith 
et ux. 



Deed 



Deed 



Joseph Pilsbery 
et ux. 

Thomas Cole 



George Perkins 



John Center 

Estate of Josiah 
Mountjov, by 
Martha Mount- 

administratrix 

Zaccheus Trafton 



William Bale 

William Bracy 
et ux. 

William Card 

Mary Plaisted 



Deed 

Mortgage 

Deed 

Division 
Deed 



Certificate 
of delivery 



Deed 
Deed 

Deed 
Deed 



Index of Grantees. 



177 



Description. 



45 acres with dwelling house formerly John Sargent's ; 6 
acres on Little river ; 7 acres bounded by Little river, sea- 
wall and land of John Abbot ; 5 acres bounded by Little 
river, sea-wall and lands of Robert Booth and John Abbot, 
all at Winter harbor, Saco. 



248 40 acres adjoining William Dyer's land, in Biddeford. 



10 acres, part of a town grant to James Heard, in Kittery. 



Land and dwelling-house bought of Thomas Worster, in 
Berwick. 

House and land on Hog island, Isles of Shoals. 



Of land formerly Wm. Phillips, in Biddeford. 

One-ninth part of a tract at Capisic ; also several tracts on 
Presumpscot river, also one-ninth part of House island and 
of two tracts on Merriconeag neck, all in Casco bay. 



Of share in his father's estate. 



12 acres on York river, in York. 

12 acres on southwest side of York river, in York. 

30 acres on Old Mill creek, in York. 

%% acres on northwest branch of Mill creek, on southwest, 
side of York river, in York. 



178 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 



1716, July 5 



Grantee. 



1719, Nov. 18 
17JJi Mar. 12 

1720, Aug. 15 

1720, Sept. 16 
1720, June 15 



Trafton, Zaccheus 

Trafton, Zaccheus, see 
John Woodman 

Tredwell, Samuel, see 
Jonathan Littlefield 

Tyler, James 
Tyler, James 

Tyler, James 

Tyler, James 
Tyley, Samuel 



Grantor. 



Charles Trafton 



1723, May 8 i Varrel, John 



Town of Cape 
Porpoise 
[Arundel] 

Town of Cape 
Porpoise 
[Arundel] 

Nathaniel Fol- 
sham et ux. 

John Watson 

Simon Stoddard 
and Thomas 
Hutchinson, 
heirs of Elisha 
Hutchinson, Ed- 
ward Maxwell 
and Mary Max- 
well, by W. Al- 
len, attorney, 
Newell, Mary 
Susanna Flag, 
by John Jenkins, 
attorney, heirs of 
Zachariah Gill- 
man, by Brattle 
Olivet, Samuel 
Adams, Edward 
Broomfield, 
Thomas Salter, 
Margaret Clax- 
ton, William 
Sanford, Elipha- 
let Stretton by 
Samuel Tyley, 
Martha Balston 



Susanna Andi us I Deed 



nstruraeut. 



Receipt 



Grant 



Survey 



Deed 



Deed 

Power of 
attorney 



Index of Grantees. 



179 



Description, 



For share in his father's estate. 



50 acres. 



Of 40 acres on the river. 



Land at Blue Point, in Scarborough. 



Land formerly Andrew Alger's, in Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 

To make partition of land, west of Kennebunk river at the 
head of Wells township, a tract eight miles square. 



Land and dwelling-house, in Kittery. 



180 



Index of Grantees 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrument. 




Wadleigii, John el ux., 








see Richard Hihon 






1723, Nov. 21 


Waldo, Jonathan 


John Clark 


Deed 


1725, Mar. 25 


Waldo, Jonathan 

Wallis, Benjamin, see 
Josiah Wallis 

Wallis, James, see 
Josiah Wallis 

Wallis, Joseph, see 
Josiah Wallis 


John Parker 

et ux. 


Mortgage 


172|, Feb. 19 


Wallis, Josiah and 
James Wallis 
Joseph Wallis 
Benjamin Wallis 
John Lane 
Susanna Wallis 
Joshua Woodberry 


Each other 


Partition 


172}, Feb. 19 


Wallis, Josiah and 
James Wallis 
Joseph Wallis 
Benjamin Wallis 
John Lane 
Susanna Wallis 
Joshua Woodberry 

Wallis, Susanna, see 
Josiah Wallace 

Ward, Edward, see 
Job Burnham 


Each other 


Bond 


172J, Mar. 23 


Ware [Weare], Joseph 


Peter Nowell 


Deed 


1723, Mar - 6 


Watson, John and 


Each Other 


Reference 




Jabez Dorman 




and award 




Thomas Perkins 








Weare, Hopewell, 








estate of, see 








Peter No well 







Index of Grantees. 



181 



Description. 



One-half his part of land, at Muscongus. 

One-third part of an island called Rasthegon, Sagadahoc 
region. 



Of their father, John Wall is' estate, in Falmouth. 



Conditioned to abide with division of their father, John Wal- 
hV estate, in Falmouth. 



XY^ acres on northeast side of highway from the meeting- 
house to Long sands, in York. 

Relating to the division of land sold by Nicholas Moorey to 
James Tyler, in Arundel, Cape Porpoise. 



182 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrument. 


1724, Oct. 6 


Weare, Joseph 


Hezekiah Adams 
et ux. and 
Stephen Preble 
et ux. 


Deed 


1725, Sept. 1 


Weaee, Joseph 


Jacob Curtis 


Deed 


1724, May 17 


Weare, Joseph 


Nathaniel 

Donnell 


Deed 


1734, Mar. 20 


Weare, Joseph 


Peter Nowell 


Discharge 


1725, Nov. 22 


Weare, Joseph 


Diamond Sargent 
et ux. 


Deed 


1720, Dec. 22 


Webb, John et ux. 


Samuel Adams 
et ux. 


Deed 


1723, Oct. 23 


Webber, Benjamin 


Zaccheus Trafton 


Deed 


1722, Aug. 11 


Webber, Benjamin and 
John Parker, junior 


Each other 


Division 


1735, June 28 


Webber, Deborah 


Joseph Say ward 


Discharge 


172£, Feb. 14 


Webber, Samuel 


Abraham Preble 


Deed 


1720, Dec. 19 


W eeks, Joseph 


Nicholas Weeks 
et ux. 


Deed 


172|, Jan. 20 


Weeks, Nicholas, et ux. 


John Adams 


Deed 


1723, Nov. 29 


Wells, Thomas 


Jonathan Bane 
and Lewis Bane 
John Bane 


Deed 


1722, Aug. 2 


Wells, Thomas 


Samuel Little- 
field 


Deed 


1722, Oct. 13 
I 


Wells, Thomas 

Wells, Town of, see 
York 


Samuel Tredwell 
et ux. 


Deed 



Index of Grantees. 



183 



Description. 



Their share in the estate of Joseph Weare, deceased, in York. 



17 or 18 acres with dwelling-house, bought of Rowland and 
Job Young, in York. 

One-half of sawmill with 5 acres of land on Josiah's river ; 
also 2 acres on Muddy brook ; also 6 acres at the head of 
Joseph Bragdon's marsh, in York. 

Of mortgage recorded in same folio. 

67 acres bought of Andrew Brown; also 20 acres bought of 
John Harmon, in York. 

One-half of two lots on Saco river; also one-quarter of saw- 
mill on Saco river, in Biddeford. 

3 acres on the north branch of Old Mill creek, in York. 



Of land on York river, above Goose cove, in York. 



Of mortgage recorded in same folio. 

4 acres, part of 20 acres bought of John Sayward, in York. 

36 acres adjoining lands of Henry Benson, Joseph Willson, 
and the road to York; also a share in his estate. 

His share in the estate of Christopher Weeks. 

100 acres on Little river, in Wells. 



100 acres between Francis Sayer and grantor, on Cape Por- 
poise, alias Mousam river, in Wells. 

100 acres at Merry land, in Wells. 



184 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 



1723, Apr. 8 
1723, June 29 

1723, Apr. 18 

1723, June 29 

1723, June 25 
172|, Mar. — 
172f, Jan. 26 

172a Felt, 16 
1-721, Feb. 10 

1721, July 29 
1719, June 5 



Grantee. 



1719, June 5 



Wheelwright, John 



Wheelwright, John 
senior 



Wheelwright, John 
junior 



Wheelwright, John 
junior 

White, Charles and 
John Geerey 

White, John 



White, John 

White, John 
White, Samuel 

White, Samuel 



Whitehorne, George 
and James Pitts 
Daniel Johonnot 
Philip Demeresque 
Andrew Sigourney 

Whitehorne George, 
and James Pitts 
Daniel Johonnot 
Philip Demeresque 
Andrew Sigourney 



Grantor. 



Margaret Claxton 



John Wheel- 
wright junior 
et ux. 



William Phillips 
et ux. and Sarah 
Phillips 



John Wheel- 
wright senior 
et ux. 



Arthur Bragdon 



William Pain 
et ux. 

James Wallis 
et ux. 



Hannah White 

Timothy Thorn- 
ton 

Timothy Thorn- 
ton 



Richard Pearse, 
by Mary Pearse, 
attorney 



Richard Pearse, 
by Mary Pearse, 
attorney 



Instrument 



Deed 
Deed 

Deed 

Deed 

Deed 
Deed 
Deed 

Deed 
Deed 

Deed 
Deed 



Deed 



Index of Grantees. 



185 



Description. 



98 1000 acres west of Kennebunk river, at head of Wells town- 
ship, part of a tract 8 miles square bought by John 
Woodmansey and others of William Phillips. 

500 acres bought of Margaret Claxton ; 1000 acres bought of 
William and Sarah Phillips, west of Kennebunk river at 
the head of Wells township, part of a tract eight miles 
square. 

2000 acres west of Kennebunk river at head of Wells town- 
ship, part of a tract eight miles square, sold by their grand- 
father, Major Wm. Phillips to Samuel Phillips, Wm. 
Phillips and others. 

50 acres adjoining Mousara great falls; also one-quarter of 
town grant to Joseph Taylor, Thomas Cole and John 
Wheelwright, in Wells. 

30 acres on northwest branch of York river, in York. 



30 acres, at Papooduck, Cape Elizabeth. 



His share in the estate of John Wallis, except 100 acres on 
the mainland, in Papooduck, Cape Elizabeth and House 
island, Casco bay. 

25 acres at Papooduck, Cape Elizabeth. 

60 acres between Richard Carter's and John Main's, in North 
Yarmouth. 

One-quarter of Cousin's island ; one-quarter of Long island, 
in Casco bay; also \% acres on mainland, in North Yar- 
mouth. 

Land on Musconcms river. 



Land on Muscongus river. 



Book xi. 



67 



186 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrumen 


1722, July 23 


Whitney, John 


Samuel Ford 
et ux. 


Deed 


1722, May 8 


Whitney, John 


James Kent 


Mortgag< 


1726, July 5 


Whitney, Nathaniel 


Samuel Came 
and Joseph 
Moulton Wil- 
liam Leigliton, 
York 
commissioners 


Dischargi 


1721, Feb. 23 


Whitney, Nathaniel 


Joshua Lasdell 
et ux. 


Deed 


1720, June 13 


Wilson [Willson], 
Hannah 


Andrew Haley 
[H alley] 


Deed 


1720, June 11 


Wilson, Hannah 


Samuel Skilin 


Deed 


171f, Mar. 20 


Wilson, Joseph 


Thomas Hutch- 
ins [H uchens] 


Deed 


1722, June 12 


Wilson, Noah 


Samuel Little- 
field et ux. 


Deed 


1722, May 18 


Winn, Joshua, and 
Malachi Edwards 

Winn, Joshua, see 
Malachi Edwards 


Each other 


Agreeme 
and awt 


1719, Apr. 10 


Witiierell, William 


James Perry 


Deed 


171f, Feb. 10 


Wittum, Daniel 


Peter Wittum 


Deed 


1723, Aug. 2 


Wittum, James 


Peter Wittum 


Deed 


172|, Mar. 10 


Wittum, John 

Woodberry, Joshua, see 
Josiah Wallis 


Peter Wittum 


Deed 


1722, May 26 


WOODBRIDGE, John 


Arthur Bragdon 


Deed 


1722, Apr. 4 


WOODBRIDGE, John 


Samuel Came 


Waiver ( 
foreclosi 



Index of Grantees. 



187 



Folio. 



Description. 



43 17 acres on Brave-boat harbor, in York. 



50 

8 



5 

260 

261 

260 

180 
23 



200 
154 

207 
251 

126 
11 



10 ncres adjoining Samuel Donnell's land, in York. 
Of mortgage recorded in same folio. 



38 acres on York river, adjoining southwest head of Hilton'* 
creek, in York. 

5 acres on Spruce creek, in Kittery. 



6 acres on Spruce creek, in Kittery. 
5 acres on Spruce creek, in Kittery. 



25 acres, near Kennebunk river, reserving land for highway, 
in Wells. 

To settle the bounds of their land on Orgunquit river, in 
Wells. 



Several tracts bought of Richard Pearce, at Muscongus. 

7 acres adjoining the land of James Wittum and grantor, in 
Kittery. 

1 acre on Sturgeon creek, in Kittery. 

20 acres on Sturgeon creek, in Kittery. 



30 acres at Goose cove, on York river, in York. 



188 


Index of Grantees. 




Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instrumen 


1723, Dec. 6 


WOODBRIDGE, John 


Job Young 


Deed 


172£, Jan. 20 


Woodman, John 


Edward Bale 


Mortgage 


1724, Nov. 18 


Woodman, John 


John Moore 
et ux. 


Bond 


1724, Dec. 18 


Woodman, John 


Francis Raynes 


Deed 


1723, May 6 


Woodman, John and 
Charles Trafton 
Zaceheus Trafton 
Josiah Maine 


Each other 


Division 


172f, Feb. 25 


Woodman, John junior 


John Woodman 


Deed 


1724, Nov. 7 


Worster, William 


William Godsoe 


Deed 


1719, July 15 


Wyman, Francis 


Job Lane 


Deed 


1683, Oct. 28 


Yelan, John 


William Pumary 
et ux. 


Deed 


1718, May 21 


York Committee 


William Moodey 


Receipt 


1721, Dec. 23 


York, town of, and 
town of Wells 


Each other 


Agreemen 


172§, Feb. 18 


Young, Benaiah 


Joseph Young 


Deed 


1723, Dec. 6 


Young, Job 

Young, Job junior, see 
Rowland Young 


John Wood- 
bridge 


Deed 


1723, Nov. 4 


Young, Jonathan junior 


Arthur Bragdon 


Deed 


1724, Dec. 21 


Young, Joseph 


William Pepper- 
rell 


Discharge 



Index of Gkantees, 



189 



Folio. 



Description. 



115 

12 

176 

246 

85 

190 

255 

175 

151 

76 

86 

121 
115 



124 
184 



5 acres on highway from lower end of the town to meeting- 
house, in York. 

70 acres between Johnson Harmon's land and Great Works 
river, in York. 

Conditioned for maintenance. 



One-half of saw-mill and stream, head of Rogers cove, in 
York. 

Of 66 acres at head of Brave-boat harbor, in York. 



Land at Brave-boat harbor; also at Bald Head, Cape Ned- 
dick, all in York. 

Land on road from Kittery ferry to Trafton's ferry, in Kittery. 



Neck of land between Cousin's river and Harresicket river 
also an island opposite, in Casco bay. 

\ louse and land on Hog island, Isles of Shoals. 



For £10. 



Relating to boundary lines. 



1 % acres on York river, in York. 

3 acres northwest of grantee's house-lot, in York. 



8 acres between branches of York river, in York. 
Of mortgage recorded in Book X, 123. 



190 



Index of Grantees. 



Date. 


Grantee. 


Grantor. 


Instru men 


172£, Jan. 22 


Young, Rowland 


Lydia Ware 


Deed 


1723, Nov. 26 


Young, Rowland 


Job Young 


Deed 


1724, Mar. 21 


Young, Rowland, and 
Job Young junior 


Job Young 


Deed 


1724, Mar. 21 


Young, RoAvland, and 
Job Young junior 


Each other 


Agreemer 



Index of Grantees. 



191 



Folio. 

188 
115 

169 

169 



Description. 



17 acres between the meeting-house and the sea, in York. 

10 acres on highway from meeting